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Access network shares from SharePoint

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Last Modified: 2017-04-11
I have a hosted SharePoint Foundations site and I want to connect SharePoint to shares on my internal network.  Is this possible and if so how would I go about doing it?
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Walter CurtisSharePoint AED
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You can add links to file shares by adding a hyperlink. Not really sure what you are trying to do. Just show a link to the share or have data from the shares in SharePoint. Maybe a little more information would be helpful...

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I have a number of forms and documents that my branch offices use on a regular basis.  I'm building an new file server on my network and instead of just adding the files to a SharePoint list I wanted to just link to the directories on my network?   That way I only have to maintain the files in one place and everyone can access them whether they are in the office or at a customers facility.  Anywhere they have internet access so they can access SharePoint.
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Thanks for the advice.
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Thanks

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