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Windows - How to map a network drive from the command prompt
September 28, 2015 6:10 AM
I had forgotten about the good old "NET" DOS statement, until today ...
So i have a server at 126.96.36.199 with a share called "data".
Say my username is "hans" and my password is "secret", then this DOS statement will map it to my "X:" drive:
net use x: \192.168.1.100Development /USER:hans secret
AFAIK, this drive letter will disappear after logging off or rebooting.
If you'd like to keep it more permanent, then use:
net use x: \192.168.1.100Development /USER:hans secret /PERSISTENT:YES
Note that you can paste this in a "mapdrive.bat" file on your desktop (handy in corporate settings, with laptops that need mappings at home). You can double click it next time to right away map a drive.
Make sure that the X: drive does not exist of course.