Trying to share my CD to a server in a remote server
Posted on 2008-06-20
I have 9 windows 2003 servers, some real and some VMs in a remote co-location on the other side of 2 firewalls. One here at corporate and one hosted by the co-lo.
I want to share my CD-ROM on my Windows XP Pro PC with those servers so that I can go to a server via Remote Desktop and load the software from the CD in my PCs CD-ROM.
The error attached is what I get when I try to publish my shared CD-ROM from my PC.
When I try to map a drive to the CD from one of the servers, and browse the network, the display does not show 'any' of the PCs here at corporate office. When I type in the \\server\share using the IP address of my PC and the name of the share it comes back with this error message: 'the drive could not be mapped because no network could be found'.
I can ping the server from my pc but I cannot ping my pc from the server.