TFS 2010 install on mapped drive or UNC path

One question: can someone confirm whether or not TFS 2010 can be installed on a mapped network drive (or a UNC path)?

TFS 2008 could NOT do this (see screen cap) and it is important for me to find out if this restriction still exist in TFS 2010
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conrad2010Asked:
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Mohamed OsamaSenior IT ConsultantCommented:
Had to test this myself to validate it .
the installation program will not even show the network drive as an available / valid installation location, you will only be able to select Fixed drives.
this actually makes sense, TFS is all about integrity , imagine adding the overhead of troubleshooting Network drive performance / issues to the TFS admin tasks, you will be subjecting yourself to the risk of network instability / congestion, and most of TFS activities will require Fast IO hits especially the source control related tasks, I am pretty sure Microsoft has set this behavior by Design.


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conrad2010Author Commented:
Thanks for checking this out...

I understand the reasoning behind MS's decision...

I will only add this thought: now that many people use Virtual Machines and Virtual Storage (as in my case) the concern of network overhead and performance disappears when the "network attached drive" resides on another VM on the same hardware...

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