network drives for daemons, how to ?

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Jul 25 11:11:00 GMT 2011

On Jul 25 13:52, THE Sorcerer wrote:
> hi,
> i would like to have a permanent network map for my scripts i put in crond
> is there any way for crond to have such maps by default ?
> more exactly i don't want to map a network drive every time crond is
> starting one of my scripts, there must be a way to create a network
> map directly in crond background environment.

You can use the network paths without mapping to a drive letter, just
use the UNC path syntax //server/share/...

For the authentication problem, see
Probably passwordless method 3 is what you're looking for.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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