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how can I map to drive on server side?

Hi, I have created a small VPN on my windows XP Pro computer.  I am connecting to the VPN with a PDA device that uses windows CE 5.0.  The connection is working wonderfully, and my device shows up as "1 incoming" in the "connections" of my PC.  However, I would like my PC to map the PDA's files...server to client, not client to server.  Anyone know how I can do this?    
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SysExpertCommented:
Not sure.
But if you can get the IP of your PDA, then in WIndows do start run

\\IP-address

and see if that gives you access.

Also you will need to probably first share a drive on your PDA.

I hope this helps !
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absolutesolutionsAuthor Commented:
How do I share a drive on my pda?  

Typing the IP address is not currently working...maybe the shared drive will help, but I have been searching and cannot figure out how to do it in Mobile 5.0
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absolutesolutionsAuthor Commented:
I have also tried using "\\myPDAname" to no avail...
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absolutesolutionsAuthor Commented:
And one more thing...I have changed my OS to Windows server 2003 from XP Pro.  So, the VPN is now set up on Windows Server 2003, I am able to connect to the VPN, and the PDA shows up as a connection from the server.  Also, from the server I can click on the connection and go to the "details" tab.  It is the IP address in there that I am trying to access with the address bar.

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!
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SysExpertCommented:
Unfortunately, this may not be supported on the client on Win CE
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absolutesolutionsAuthor Commented:
Just a little bit of information for other people who are looking into this issue... After some research, I have found that PDA's use Netbios to resolve names...instead of DNS as all newer technologies use.  Because of this, XP is not resolving the name of the PDA.  An IP address does not work, either.  Therefore, not only can I not map a drive, but I cannot view the files on the PDA from the PC.   I HAVE been able to get the PDA to resolve the name of my computer, and therefore have been able to access my computer by going to "\\myComputerName\sharedDrivePath" in File Explorer of the PDA.  But, the only way I was able to do this was to install Windows Server 2003 and install the WINS component (which resolves Netbios to IP addresses...the WINS component is not available for XP Pro operating system).  Another way I heard of to get this to work is to use a program called "pocketHosts", but it seems that this program was intended for Mobile 2003, and I am using Mobile 2005...I couldn't get it to work.

Also, as of the 3.8 version, ActiveSync no longer supports recognition of a wireless connection, so if you want to sync to a wireless network drive, you will have to do this manually or create your own program.

hope this helps others with the same questions...
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