If you want to map a directory that isn't under the Domino data directory, specify a fully qualified path. The directory can be located on any file system that is accessible to the server; a good rule of thumb is that if you can get a directory listing from an operating-system command prompt, the directory can be accessed by Domino 6. Directory rules also support Windows UNC paths (for example, server-2pages). However, the server machine must already have the UNC share mapped with the proper level of access; the Domino 6 Web server can use existing UNC mappings but cannot initiate new ones.
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This was first published in February 2004