[OpenAFS] Windows command line
Fri, 15 Feb 2002 08:56:14 -0500
From: James Labarre [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2002 4:33 PM
Subject: [OpenAFS] Windows command line
I was trying to find if there were command line tools for mapping AFS
directories to drive letters. I am running OpenAFS on a Windows 2000
laptop, and therfore sometimes it is not attached to the network. I
already have the AFS service set to load in a batch file (my AFS name is
not the same as my Windows name, so integrated login would fail). In
Windows usually you can do a "net use U: \\server\share", but the one that
showed up when I was offline (\\<machinename>-AFS\home) doesn't work. I
>To map a drive to an afs location via the command line:
> - first, create a submount in "Control Panel" -> "AFS Client
> "Drive Letters" -> "Advanced"
> - next, go to a cmd prmpt and "net use X:
> This step adds the submount definition to %systemroot%\afsdsbmt.ini
would also like to keep from having the "AFS Credentials" launcher in the
StartUp folder, as that fails *every* time (since I cannot do integrated
login). I couldn't find anything in a web search or skimming through the
> - "Control Canel" -> "AFS Client Configuration" -> "General"
clear check box "Show the AFS client icon in the taskbar"
BTW: a suggestion on the maillist archves; is there a way to make them
searchable across *all* months at once? It's too awkward to have to open
each month seperately and then do a search on each one.
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