Mount as drive letter?

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Guy Bergevin
Joined:Fri Mar 02, 2018 8:48 pm
Mount as drive letter?

Post by Guy Bergevin » Sat Mar 03, 2018 7:10 pm

Is it possible to mount an iso image on the server an display it as a drive letter on a PC client?

sarah (electrongoo)
Joined:Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:39 pm

Re: Mount as drive letter?

Post by sarah (electrongoo) » Sat Mar 03, 2018 7:11 pm

ISO Mounter will display each mounted iso file as new folder in the same folder as the original iso file. PC clients can access the mounted iso images directly through the servers shared folders. If the mounted iso image does not reside within your servers shared folders then you can enable ISO Mounters "set relocation folder" option to display all of your mounted isos in a single shared folder on your server. The "set relocation folder" is a new feature we just released today in version 1.10.

More info ... you can set a hard drive letter to a mounted iso image on a client. This can be done on a Windows PC client using the Windows "subst" command. This is not a feature of ISO Mounter but of the Windows operating system. For example, to set drive "X:" to a mounted folder named " en_expression_studio_3_x86_cd_401336.iso" on my server, I open a command box on the PC client and type:

subst x: \\WHS2011SERVER\Documents\ISOs\en_expression_studio_3_x86_cd_401336.iso

Now, the mounted iso file will be displayed as drive X: on my client PC.

I hope that helps.


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