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I have Filezilla server running on a Windows 7 machine with a few users created. Right now I am forced to create a separate user for each of my three drives on that machine (C:, E:, and F:) because I cannot figure out how to change between drives while using filezilla client. I can traverse directories normally but I can only get to the drive that is set as "Home Directory" in the user settings on the server. How can I change drives without changing user?

I suppose mounting E: and F: as directories on C: like C:\E_Drive and C:\F_Drive would work but I don't want to do that unless I can keep them mounted as drive letters as well. Any suggestions?

I wasn't sure if this is a serverfault or a superuser question but because the solution could be a client or a server fix, I posted it here.

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I've never run Filezilla Server, so I don't know if it has any built-in ways to deal with this. But assuming it can deal with NTFS junctions, that's a fairly easy workaround. Basically open a command prompt in the home directory or wherever you want the mount points to be and use the following command:

mklink /j E_Drive e:\
mklink /j F_Drive f:\
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interesting link on this subject: schinagl.priv.at/nt/hardlinkshellext/hardlinkshellext.html . Also, I prefer WinSSHD as a FTP server and Tunnelier as a client. –  djangofan Jun 28 '10 at 20:34
    
Thanks Ryan. That worked excellently. No upvote though because I'm <15 :( –  Puddingfox Jun 28 '10 at 23:25
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