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Net Use--Examples

To assign the disk-drive devicename E: to the LETTERS shared directory on the \\FINANCIAL server, type

net use e: \\financial\letters

To assign (map) the disk-drive devicename M: to the directory MARIA within the LETTERS volume on the FINANCIAL NetWare server, type

net use m: \\financial\letters\maria

To assign the devicename LPT1: to the LASER2 shared-printer queue on the \\ACCOUNTING server, type

net use lpt1: \\accounting\laser2

To disconnect from the LPT1: printer queue, type

net use lpt1: /delete

To assign the disk-drive devicename H: to a home directory as the user mariel, type

net use h: /home /user:mariel

To assign the disk-drive devicename F: to \\FINANCIAL server's SCRATCH shared directory, which requires the password hctarcs, but not make the connection persistent, type

net use f: \\financial\scratch hctarcs /persistent:no

To disconnect from the \\FINANCIAL\SCRATCH directory, type

net use f: \\financial\scratch /delete

To connect to a resource shared on the FINANCIAL 2 server type

net use k: "\\financial 2"\memos

You must use quotation marks around a servername that includes a space. If you omit the quotation marks, Windows NT displays an error message.

To restore the current connections at each logon, regardless of future changes, type

net use /persistent:yes

More Information About Net Use

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