How to map(redirect) one drive call to another

By metacaptin
Jul 10, 2014
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  1. I'm sharing a database that an app runs on in my dropbox and have symlinked the database from the roaming folder location to the dropbox location.

    Everything is working great but one thing. The database has location paths that point to a computer's F: drive directory and the computer I am trying to sync does not have it's mirrored files in the F: directory, it has them in the C: directory.

    Can I tell Windows to map all F: drive calls to C: drive calls?

    Could this be done via registry?
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,177   +990

    Hmm; The normal solution for this is via links

    if the real file is at SYSTEM_A C:\XXX\thefileOrDirWeNeed

    then we create links on the remote systems D:\XXX ->local_mount_point

    and then we map local_mount_point -> trueFileLocation

    Therefore, each remote system has an XXX which is but a pointer to the original file

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