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I have a server named LufkinData1  and another server named SanData1  
they are connected with an OC3
I want my San Users to be able to use the Public folder which is on LufkinData1. But it look like the folder is on SanData1

Example:
They navigate to \\SanData1\Public\HRDocuments the Public folder will redirect them to \\LufkinData1\Public\HRDocuments.

This is a highly critical project so please any answers ASAP would be appreciated.
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by:Psyco_666
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What is the OS's on the servers?

You could mount the share from LufkinData1 as a folder in the shared folder on SanData1. When they open 'HRDocuments' folder it will look at LufkinData1 for the data.
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it has to be a folder it can't be a drive.. (mount)
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mcp_jon earned 500 total points
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Have you tried DFS ??

You can point to one folder, and , Transparently to the users, they are connected to another that you define !

Best Regards !
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by:Klint_turney
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looking into it now
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by:mcp_jon
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You must !

It's very, very good !

Best Regards !
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Oh, and easy to manage !

Best Regards !
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by:knoxzoo
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Create a shortcut to the folder on SanData1 that points to the folder on LufkinData1.  Share the shortcut.
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That isn't going to work Knox....
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by:knoxzoo
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Ok.  I've got a couple of them set up that way, but maybe I missed something in your requirements.
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by:Klint_turney
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The program looks for M:\somefolder\public\
I need on SanData1 to have the somefolder and then public be mapped somewhere else.
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by:Disorganise
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It's definitely DFS that you want for that.
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by:hotcam
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DFS
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