Menu path: Setup > Network > Network Drives > Windows Drive
In this area, you can integrate network drives shared by Windows as well as those from Linux/Unix servers via the SMB protocol (Samba).
You can find a sample configuration at the end of this page.
To manage the drive list, proceed as follows:
- Click to create a new entry.
- Click to remove the selected entry.
- Click to edit the selected entry.
- Click to copy the selected entry.
Clickingwill bring up the Add dialogue, where you can define the following settings:
- Enabled: Defines whether the configuration entry will be applied.
☑ The network drive will be integrated.
- Local Mount Point: The local directory under which the server directory is to be visible (default:
- Server: The IP address, Fully-Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) or NetBIOS name of the server.
- Share Name: Path name as exported by the Windows or Unix Samba host.
- User name: User name for your user account on the Windows or Unix Samba host.
- Password: Password for your user account on the Windows or Unix Samba host.
- User writable
☑ The user can not only read but also write directory contents. Otherwise, only the local root user is able to do this.
☐ The user can only read directory contents. (default)
Sample configuration entry
The following picture shows a sample configuration entry.
/(Linux/Unix-style forward slash) can be used as a path separator. Note that if you enter, for example,
\smbmountas a moint point, a directory called
\smbmountwill be created, because
\is a legal character in Linux directory names. For Share Name, however,
/(Linux/Unix-style forward slash) or
\(Windows-style backward slash) can be used as a path separator.