My first question on ExpertsExchange...
I am looking for some ideas to get around an old problem. I have an application that needs to be able to find files on one of our servers. I need a quick way of implementing directory redirection so I can change the location on our servers and all of the outside computers will know to go to the new location without any user interaction.
I had thought to try a folder redirections scheme, but I am not finding much on doing that for server files (normally just for my documents).
I tried using a DNS redirect from a name to an IP address of a system with a shared directory name and could not get that to work.
I thought this might be my first valid SOA need (although a minor one - GetFileStorageLocation... or something like that). I am not too worried about the data being sent, I can encrypt it. I am not even too worried about an outside entity getting their hands on the location since they would need access.
I will award points to all who can give me a workable solution that meets my needs - with the bulk going to the one I wind up using. Please show examples, or links to examples, in Delphi code (.NET or WIN32).