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Can the W2K indexing service index network drives?

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I'd like to index my personal folder on the network.  However, the indexing service doesn't seem to want to do it. The help file seems to indicate that you can index "remote" drives, but when entering the drive letter and UNC path it says invalid drive?

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by:BigC666
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howdy,

can you map the manually?
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by:digitalwav
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yup. drives are mapped at each logon.  The browse button in the add directory area lets you pick it too.
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ok, let me look some more
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everything i find talks about cpu hog, how you need to start the service on both machines.

hope that this helps
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not real helpful.  I know it's a pig, but I need to do it and don't know how.
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do you have indexing service running on both machines??
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no. the target server is a NT 4 machine.
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hello, from what i read it must be running on both boxes.

sorry
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