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A legacy backup software let me choose only local drives, not mapped network drive. I would like to backup the content of a shared folder on a remote computer. The backup server is a windows 2003 so I don't have symbolic links available through mclink. Already tried subst for creating a virtual drive, but it is not seen by the backup software.

What else can I try ?

Probably iscsi should work but it is not an option for me.

Thanks Filippo

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Few options:

  • copy the stuff local
  • install the backup software on the remote machine
  • hack the backup software to accept network drives
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hack the backup software, really? –  TheCleaner Aug 1 '13 at 15:40
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