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How to setup shared folder as virtual directory in IIS 7.5 (cross-domain)

This is my current understanding of how this should be done: (TL;DR for the actual problem, please see the bold text.) Create a folder on you storage server, henceforth known as B. Create a local ...
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Windows: disable remote access of local drive, even by domain admin

We have a network of Windows 7 PCs that are managed as part of a domain. What we want is for the domain admin to be unable to view the PC's local drive (C:) unless he is physically at the PC. In ...
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UNC access to TFS SharePoint doesn't work

We are using TFS2010 with the SharePoint document portal. We are trying to access the files in SharePoint using UNC paths (e.g. \\tfs2010\sites\DefaultCollection\MyProject) and it just plain doesn't ...
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Can you prevent IIS7/8 from monitoring UNC paths for web.config changes?

I have a web server which loads imagery from UNC filesystems for each site. These are added as a virtual directory for each site. These filesystems can contain thousands of folders and it appears that ...
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Adding virtual directory in IIS which points to shared path on another machine without AD

I have machines EXTERNAL and INTERNAL (lets call them EXT and INT). Both machines are not part of AD (no network accounts, only local ones) and both machines have Administrator accounts using ...
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Writing UNC path names to a different drive? [closed]

To write a link to a file on another server I write \\ServerName\FilePathName which maps to \\ServerName C:\FilePathName How can I write the link to access a different drive, e.g. W:\? I ...
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Transparent user migration to a new file server - just changing DNS?

So, file server migration. I've robocopied everything over and kept folder permissions intact, I have recreated the shared. My question is I need a transparent way of switching all the users from ...
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SQL Server 2008 Log-shipping: Without a UNC drive: how? [closed]

My real question here is... is there a tool I can use? (E.g. I have a lot to do, and would prefer not to script it all up myself!) Anyone using the redgate (hmmm, they had a tool for this, but I do ...
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Why process running as Local System accessing a UNC share being seen as NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON?

I have a Windows Service running as Local System on SERVER_X which is attempting to access a script on a UNC share hosted on SERVER_Y. Per the links below, I've granted the computer account of ...
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Why do things break when using DFS/Folder Redirection?

Here are two slightly different, but similar scenarios: There is an S:\ drive mapped to \\server\share. A DFS namespace is then implemented, with S:\ changed to \\domain.local\dfs\share (which is ...
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Windows file explorer using port 80 (webdav) instead of 445 (samba smb cifs) for UNC path

I have a Windows 7 Ultimate x86_64 machine, which is failing to access a network samba server. I launch the "Run" dialog, and type in \\192.168.x.x so I am bypassing DNS and NetBIOS name resolution, ...
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Access a share on a server using another servername

We've recently moved to a new office, and merged our network with a bigger one (Trust between our domains), and now we are using the storage box of the bigger network. This poses a problem for me: My ...
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win2008r2 NPS issue- authentication as user XXX but tries to access user XXX home folder as different user (YYY)

I have a NPS set up for Juniper dynamic vpn. I get thru the vpn tunnel succesfully but when trying to map user XXX folder using the correct login/pwd I get access denied, however I can access ...
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Unable to open/copy files on an encrypted UNC share after reboot of file server

I have 2 Windows 2012 environments. The first is a CMS that is accessing files on a the second server (file server). One of the shares that I have on the file server is marked as encrypted. When ...
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Permissions issue with virtual directory to UNC path

I have a virtual directory in my site (test environment). It is a UNC share which is also used as a public FTP. It is configured to connect as a domain admin account and "Test settings" says ...
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premitted user cannot access file through UNC path

I was created a document and would like to share files through email, the file was located at windows 2012 file server, so I attached UNC hyperlink in email and distribute it to teammates. But my ...
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Local Link Multicast Name Resolution replaces NetBIOS, yet textbook says otherwise

I am studying from Configuring Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure (our environment still has significant Windows 2008 R2 servers), and one question asks You are working on a Windows Server ...
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IIS App Pool recycling unexpectedly

I am running IIS in a Parallels VM of Windows Server 2012 on a Macbook (development machine) and any time any of the files in the website change (CSS, HTML, doesn't matter), the App Pool is recycled. ...
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Users not able to access shared folders while WAN Link down on RODC Server

I have a strange problem with my network. I have a writable DC and some RODCs.each RODCs in my network had a shared folder. although WAN link is offline,clients cannot access shared folder.but while ...
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Closing shared folder sessions remotely

Introduction: I have a script which copies some data from the local server (Server A) to another server (Server B) through an UNC path, the share in the Server B was created for an external hard disk ...
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RDP working but not able to ping and share can't be accessed through UNC [closed]

I am asking this for my live environment servers. So, kindly requested to consider this while answering.. I have 2 cases asked here. Please do number while answering. 1) I have a server which I can ...
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What can prevent a Server 2008 machine accessing its OWN UNC shares?

I need to set up a UNC share for my hosted dedicated server to access a share on itself. Unfortunately TFS requires a UNC share. I am on a Windows Server 2008 Standard SP2 64bit dedicated server ...
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How do I reconnect to a UNC share using different credentials

I connected to my NAS using windows explorer, by entering \\DS412 in windows explorer. It prompted me for a username and password. I entered them and then the DS412 showed up under Network in ...
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Server 2008 r2 event logs show different username than one used for UNC

I am trying to UNC Path to the C drive of a hyper-v based VM that is running Windows Server 2008 R2 standard. I can RDP into the system just fine using the machine name. When I enter the UNC path: ...
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Windows 7 search not showing results from mapped Server 2008 R2 share

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 network share setup as a map drive in Win 7 x64. I want to search it via Windows 7 but I always get "no items match your search". It's as though it's not even ...
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Access denied in workgroup for UNC

I have two Windows Server 2008 machines: machine1 and machine2. They are both in a workgroup but not in a domain. On both machines I have the user accounts 'Administrator' and 'FileTestUser' with the ...
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Accessing files on a linux box, using a UNC path in windows explorer [closed]

The title says it all; I want to figure out a way to access files on a linux machine, by entering \\<ServerHostname>\<something> Into windows explorer, in the same way that I can do at ...
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Reauthenticate a Remote Connection via PowerShell Script

I have a PowerShell v1 script that connects to a remote server via UNC path. After a reboot, authentication is needed because Windows apparently will not remember so the script cannot connect to the ...
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Adobe Media Server Network Location for HTTP Streaming

Running Adobe Media Server 4.5 on Windows Server 2008. I have a mapped network drive (Amazon S3 connected via Webdrive) where all my videos are stored. Using a UNC path, I can successfully stream via ...
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Why does accessing a folder via UNC path share not work but mapping the same path as a drive does?

I have two domains, PRIMARY and EXTERNAL. EXTERNAL has a one-way outgoing trust to PRIMARY so that PRIMARY's users can authenticate in EXTERNAL. Both domains have Windows Server 2008 DCs running at ...
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Cross domain UNC Paths - Securing Credentials

I have a folder on a Remote Domain: \DomainRemote\Shared_Folder And a process on a local Domain which needs to access said share: Trusts exist between the domains - but only authenticated users ...
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Windows “net use” command throwing error, “System error 1909 has occurred” [duplicate]

What is the likely cause of this, if the command is run on Windows Server 2008? It appears that this account is an administrator on this box. I'm running the Windows command line as an administrator ...
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How do I create a symbolic link to a UNC Path in Windows XP

I have a workstation with Windows XP and I need to make a symbolic link or mount a UNC Path like a local Drive. I need the same behavior that produces M-Daemon tools when you mount an .iso File but ...
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Test machine (Win7 laptop) redirect server UNC paths back to same test machine

I have a Windows7 laptop for developing at home. The live application makes calls to the SQL Database ("CANCENTRESRV") which I have been succesful in redirecting back to the my laptop using HOSTS ...
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How many concurrent connections can windows 2008 r2 make to a UNC fileshare?

We have an application that makes request to a UNC path for files and serves them via IIS. How many concurrent connections can a process on Windows 2008 r2 make to a UNC file share? Are there any ...
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Map path server with workgroup to other server with domain

I have the following situation, and I need some help to setup properly I have two VPS (hosted with the same provider, maximumasp). Server A is 2008R2, set with WORKGROUP, and server B is 2012, set ...
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UNC mounting from web application

I've got a problem with long-term UNC mounts from my web application cluster (Arch Linux to various Windows versions) timing out so am looking into short-term (on demand) mount/unmount cycles via ...
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Does traffic from accessing locally-shared file via UNC path still go through the switch?

if I'm accessing a local file via UNC path, for example //hostname/abc.txt, Will the traffic still go through the switch or it's clever enough to figure out this is a local machine, i.e. will there be ...
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IIS6 Classic ASP access UNC share in DMZ

I have 2 win2k3 servers in a DMZ, with no domain. Server A hosts a classic ASP site, and needs to save some files on a share on Server B. A user account (testshare) has been created on both Server A ...
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Giving Select Windows Domain Users Symbolic Link Privilege

I would like to setup select users on our domain to have the ability to create symbolic links on local NTFS drives and network shares without needing to run as Administrator, as part of an application ...
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Windows 7 & 2008 does not ignore extra backslash in the middle of UNC path

So I have a GED system that store files following the following scheme: File_Type\year\month\day\file_name.extension and store that path in a DB. You can choose to store only by month in that ...
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domain name UNC path is inaccessible if one domain controller goes down

I have two domain controllers set up something like this: ServerA.mydomain.local: 10.10.10.2 (Windows Server 2008) ServerB.mydomain.local: 10.10.10.3 (Windows server 2008 R2) For login scripts and ...
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How do you handle “CMD does not support UNC paths as current directories”?

I am attempting to change directories to a file server such as: cd \\someServer\\someStuff\ However, I get the following error: CMD does not support UNC paths as current directories What ...
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Why is IIS Anonymous authentication being used with administrative UNC drive access?

My account is local administrator on my machine. If I try to browse to a non-existent drive letter on my own box using a UNC path name: \mymachine\x$ my account would get locked out. I would also ...
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XP server allows all domain users to c$ share

I have an XP Pro computer acting as a Quickbooks server. I've noticed that any user on the domain can access the computer via \\quickbooks\c$. I've looked in the local Administrators group on the ...
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Access Denied when accessing UNC path from IIS

I've got an issue with receiving an access denied error when trying to access a folder via UNC on another machine, from a web application running in IIS. Now i'm sure your thinking, as I did, this is ...
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IIS7 - Virtual Directory UNC share without Domain - Access Denied

I am trying to setup a virtual directory in IIS7 to a network share folder, however I am getting access denied errors. I have created a user on both servers with identical names and passwords, and ...
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Attempting to access a file with a UNC path from asp.net receives “logon failure” error

When I access a file with a UNC path from asp.net I found the following problem: Logon failure: unknown user name or bad password. Any leads on how to troubleshoot this?
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Is there a performance difference between using local drives and equivalent UNC paths?

These two paths are equal: \\myhostname\c$\temp c:\temp Is there a performance difference between them? Specifically, long sequential reads and writes.