• Subject: Re: mapped drive in W2K Pro.
  • From: "Jim Franz" <franz400@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2001 16:48:40 -0400

it's been awhile. By setting authorities to the autl qpwfserver, does
this still restrict who can see the directory structure of the iSeries?
Even if they can't see the dirs, with netserver & shares, can they
still set up a mapping? (looking for confirmation)
jim

----- Original Message -----
From: "Joel Fritz" <JFritz@sharperimage.com>
To: <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Sent: Friday, April 27, 2001 6:58 PM
Subject: RE: mapped drive in W2K Pro.


> This may not work in W2K, but this is how it works for me running NT.
>
> In Ops Nav open up NetServer, right click on "Shared Objects", select
"New"
> from the cascading menu, and then select "File" from the next cascading
> menu.
>
> You'll see a panel that asks you to specify properties for the share.
Give
> it any name you want and specify the path as "/" i.e. a forward slash.
The
> access mode, number of users, and description are up to you.  Out of
> perversity I set up one of these on our development box that allowed only
> one user.  I had to change it in response to popular demand. <g>
>
> I have a drive mapped to the root of our production box and use it all the
> time.  I called the share "Root."
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lamar Thomas [mailto:Lamart@aldon.com]
> Sent: Friday, April 27, 2001 2:25 PM
> To: 'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com'
> Subject: RE: mapped drive in W2K Pro.
>
>
> We have "Netserver" running and I "ADDED" our AS/400 to "My Network
Places".
> I just can't "map" a drive to it at the "Top" level.  I can map to a share
> under the "Top" level system.  I need it to work at the "Top" level.  Any
> ideas?  Thanks again.
> Lamar
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Gibbs [mailto:david@midrange.com]
> Sent: Friday, April 27, 2001 1:44 PM
> To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject: Re: mapped drive in W2K Pro.
>
>
> At 03:24 PM 4/27/2001, you wrote:
> >Anyone know if I can still map a drive to my AS/400 box from within
> >Windows 2000 Pro.?  I need to be able to map it to the AS/400 it self
> >(i.e. \\MYAS400) and not just a share on the system (i.e.
> >\\MYAS400\SHARENAME).  We are running "Client Access Express" on the
> >workstations.
> I do it all the time.  You need to start the AS400's Netserver, so it
> becomes a true Windows Networking file server.  After that, you should be
> able to find the 400 in "My Network Places | Entire Network".
> david
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