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What to do when company runs out of mapped drive letters

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We have a Windows Server 2008 domain environment. We have assigned all drive letters to mapped network drives, and we need to map some more network drives.
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you should consider Windows distributed file system.
this way, you can share different volumes/folders from different machines in a transparent way .

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/bb524800%28v=vs.85%29.aspx
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I configured DFS. I and a colleague considered the mount points also. Thanks guys.
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