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WebSphere application accessing files from Map Network Drive

Yog Ananth
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Joined: Dec 28, 2004
Posts: 27
Hi

I am having mapping drive in my window XP machine, it has xml files, when i access this Map drive through my websphere application, the map drive is not identify by the websphere application server. I am using WAS6.1 in my machine. Please give a solution.

The same application i am able to work in jboss server
Sephi JF
Greenhorn

Joined: Sep 19, 2007
Posts: 2
Hi,

I have the same problem, did you find a solution ?

Thank you !
[ September 19, 2007: Message edited by: Sephi JF ]
Sephi JF
Greenhorn

Joined: Sep 19, 2007
Posts: 2
I found the solution.

It was to use the UNC name of the directory mapped and not the mapped drive directly.

If the directory access need a login/password. The Websphere service on windows configuration must be own by an user account with the same login/password.
Mike Donovan
Greenhorn

Joined: Oct 08, 2007
Posts: 1
Originally posted by Sephi JF:
I found the solution.

It was to use the UNC name of the directory mapped and not the mapped drive directly.

If the directory access need a login/password. The Websphere service on windows configuration must be own by an user account with the same login/password.




Hi.

I have not understand it. Please, could you explain it more completely?

Thanks a lot.
rajkumar reddy
Greenhorn

Joined: May 26, 2009
Posts: 1
hi,, you can directly access the drive using \\<machine ip>\folder

you can read

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&context=SSEQTP&uid=swg21316456&loc=en_US&cs=utf-8&lang=en
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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