create one shared folder on a pc with multiple drives.
Posted on 2003-12-04
I am trying to make a fileserver using XP Professional. I have a small lan like 2 pc and a server named "fileserver".
My server has three 40gb hdds and I would like to create a folder name "Files". I would like to create a shared directory in a way where this directory spans across the 3 drives. Meaning when I go into the "Files" directory on this pc, it would display files from Drive C: D: & E:.
To clarify further here's what I got in mind:
On C:\ a shared folder called "Files" has a test.doc file in it.
On D:\ a shared folder called "Files" has a aaa.jpg file in it.
On E:\ a shared folder called "Files" has a bbb.xls file in it.
so when I goto \\fileserver\files\, I want to see all the above 3 files in this directory.
I think active directory does this but I want to avoid this and DFS (distributed file system) does something similar but it's not what I want because it creates folders then connect the files.
I hope I explain my question clearly, if not please let me know and I will revise it. Thanks in advance for your help.