Need to map a drive to a D drive on a server

Hi techs, is it possible to map a drive to the D drive on a server that has a folder I need access to?  \\servername\D\foldername.  If so, how plz.
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Joshua GrantomSenior Systems AdministratorCommented:
\\servername\d$\foldername

As long as the account you use is an Administrator it should be accessible like that or you can share the folder from the server and just map it with

\\servername\sharedfoldername
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Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
In a command prompt (or batch file) run this command:

net use D: \\servername\foldername

Regards, Joe
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Joshua GrantomSenior Systems AdministratorCommented:
Joe, The folder he wants to map is on the d drive of another server, not necessarily the d drive on his current server

net use E: \\servername\d$\foldername

or

net use E: \\servername\sharedfoldername
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Rob WilliamsCommented:
I have written a blog article covering all the ways to map drives in detail.  It may be of some help to you:
http://blog.lan-tech.ca/2012/03/01/dive-mapping-basics/
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Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
Ah, my misunderstanding. I thought he  wanted to map a folder on the server to make it the D drive on his machine. Thanks for the correction, Joshua. Regards, Joe
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Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
Hey Rob,

Terrific article! You may want to fix a few minor typos:

Section 2: "exits" should be "exists".

Section 4: In the heading, "USERS PROFILE" should be "USER'S PROFILE". In the body, there is one occurrence of "users profile" (right under the first screenshot) that should be "user's profile" (all other occurrences are correct).

Section 6: "I the resulting" should be "In the resulting".

Great write-up — I learned a lot! Regards, Joe
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Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
Thanks Joshua, that worked.  Guess I forgot to include the "$"
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Joshua GrantomSenior Systems AdministratorCommented:
You're welcome Mark
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Rob WilliamsCommented:
@ Joe Winograd
Thanks Joe, corrected all.
I can't spell and I'm dyslexic.....not a good combination  :-)
--Rob
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Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
You're welcome, Rob. Cheers, Joe
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Joshua GrantomSenior Systems AdministratorCommented:
Hey Mark,

Dont forget to mark the question as solved. thank you.
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Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
LOL ok.
Yea Rob, good article.  Ty for posting that.
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Mark O'BrienDispatch Software Support and Server AdministrationAuthor Commented:
Forgot the $ sign.  Thank you.
Mark
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