Virtual directory

Posted on 2008-10-30
Last Modified: 2012-05-05

I Have a space disk on a Windows 2003 server.

Is it possible to move a directory to another disk (on then same server in my case), and to 'mount' the directory to the new place (like mount command on Unix).

Question by:CBADET
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by:Syed Mutahir Ali
ID: 22839590
If i am understanding you properly ; you mean to create symbolic links kind of thing ?
You can use NTFS Junction Points to create what you are after ;

The above link will have the full information on using Junctions in NTFS file system.

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Mikey_TT earned 125 total points
ID: 22839613
Indeed there is. It's called a junction point. Renamed to symbolic link on Vista/Server 2008 systems

Does work very well. Be very careful when removing them or deleting folders that "may" have junction points.



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ID: 22840026

Thanks a lot.
Junction program (sysinternals) is good.

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