Posted on 2006-07-18
We used to be in a situation when my firm didn’t have a file server. The users started to do basic shares from the workstations. Once the user's workstation hits 10 concurrent connections, the user used to move the share or documents to someone else’s workstation. We grew so fast now everything is out of control. All the users excel spreadsheets have references to all different workstations. i.e. \\machinea\documents. We have purchased EMC as our file server. I want to move everything that is shared on the workstations on to the EMC shares. The problem is that since excel sheets are so big and it has many references to \\machinea\documents and \\machineb\documents the links will break and the users won't be happy. I was wondering if there is a way where I don’t have to touch the users excel sheets but I can change it to somewhere globally where \\machinea\documents is \\emc\machinea\documents and the users will not know the difference.