It is the same as in XP. In Windows Explorer do Tools - Map network drive. Select the drive letter and enter \\iseries_name\shared_folder in the Folder field. Check Reconnect at logon and select 'different user name' if you don't sync Windows & iSeries ID/passwords.

I just did in from my Vista Ultimate laptop over VPN to one of our machines.

Alternately, in Explorer you can enter \\iseries_name\root in the address bar, enter credentials if prompted, and let it populate the list. Once the icons show as network folders (they have a little network pipe overlaying the folder), you can right-click and Map network drive from there.

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-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of John Allen
Sent: Monday, September 22, 2008 1:29 PM
To: MIDRANGE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Mapping a drive with Vista prior to V5R4

Anyone had success in Mapping a drive with Vista Business
and V5R1 - V5R3

We can't seem to get a mapped drive, any pointers in what we
need to do,?

(On our V5R1 or our V5R3 boxes)



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