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SohoRaid: is it possible to map a drive on such a device

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have this device SohoRaid external closure:
http://www.cooldrives.com/stsr5exfihar.html

and I failed so far to find an option to share/map a drive on that device.

any clues?
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by:Neil Russell
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You wont. It is a single user, single PC device.  Once you have it attached you could of course share the drive off of your PC with others.
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This is direct attached storage, once connected to your PC or server, you can, as Neilsr says, share the storage by right-clicking on the drive and selecting "Share with". Then you will be able to connect to it from another system by mapping a drive to the share you created.
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 0 total points
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Interesting, though why the device has LAN connection?
meanwhile, I found another way to "share" the device: via the fritzbox I have as external USB device, it's connectable like any other USB also visible directly on the PC via a Fritz application.
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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The answers are correct, you cannot attach to the device via network "directly".
My solution is nothing else that the Fritzbox (router) to do the sharing via network for me.
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