I'm trying to detect network issue on a share drive that I do not have control over. If it were a PC on the network I would ping it, what can I do to check the status of a network share. I am working off of a Windows 7 PC. Is there a ping or traceroute type mechanism for network shares?
You can use
However, I'm not really sure what you're trying to achieve...
A "share" is hosted on some piece of hardware - whether that be a NAS or a server or whatever.
So if you normally access the share with
Now if you're saying "hey, I can get to