[ms4w-users] enable remote data access in ms4w

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at dmsolutions.ca
Fri Aug 31 17:29:31 EDT 2007

Maybe if you give more specific details (how you plan to access this 
data drive through mapserver, what your mapfile looks like, type of 
application, etc.) myself and the other developers that follow this list 
can help.


Sacha Black wrote:
> hi,
> i'm having trouble using data that is stored in a large drive that is
> not physically attached to the PC that is running ms4w. after
> searching in the archives i found this post that alludes to the need
> to grant permissions in apache, but gives no details:
> http://www.nabble.com/Remote-Data-access-in-mapserver-tf1055737.html#a2747205
> now i'd like to know waht edit can i make in my ms4w apaches config to
> allow access to this network drive (which is simply mapped to a letter
> via windows mapping). the whole purpose of the drive is to hold data
> for this application, so i'm hoping it's possible....
> right now this testing is w/ ms4w 2.2.4 on win 2k server.
> if anyone has any pointers that would be great,
> sacha

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