Map Drive Action—Setting Properties

The Map Drive action is used to connect a drive letter to a network path or to disconnect a currently connect drive from a network path.

To set Map Drive properties for connecting a network drive

  1. From the Task Builder Available Actions pane, open the Network folder and double-click the Map Drive action or drag it into the Steps pane.

  2. In the Option box, select Connect using current user or Connect using different user.

  3. In the Drive letter box, enter or select the drive letter to which you want to connect.

  4. In the Network path box enter a UNC (Universal Naming Convention) path. Example: //SERVER1/Sharename

  5. If you are connecting using a different user, enter the user name and password in the applicable boxes.

  6. To set the Description tab properties, refer to Description Tab Options.

  7. To set the Error Causes and On Error tab properties, refer to Step Error Handling.

  8. When finished, click OK to save settings and close the properties dialog window.

To set Map Drive properties for disconnecting a network drive

  1. From the Task Builder Available Actions pane, open the Network folder and double-click the Map Drive action or drag it into the Steps pane.

  2. In the Option box, select Disconnect.

  3. In the Drive letter box, enter or select the drive letter from which you want to disconnect.

  4. To set the Description tab properties, refer to Description Tab Options.

  5. To set the Error Causes and On Error tab properties, refer to Step Error Handling.

  6. When finished, click OK to save settings and close the properties dialog window.

See Also

About Actions

Adding Task Steps

Map Drive Action