Win32 drive mapping... aka "net use"
rupole at hotmail.com
Sat Mar 5 20:22:14 CET 2005
You could use win32api.GetLogicalDriveStrings to list
the drive letters currently in use, and find the next free
letter. net use * probably does something like that under
"Lucas Machado" <LMachado1 at gmail.com> wrote in message
news:1110044817.235507.299580 at o13g2000cwo.googlegroups.com...
> Alex Martelli wrote:
>> import win32net
>> is an example (not all that easy to fathom from the docs, but I
>> found it out with a little help from the docs, a little from MSDN,
>> and a little experimentation).
> I looked through the MSDN and was not able to find much information on
> how to properly use the NetUseAdd function. I searched for the
> function and looked through the results but all it showed was some data
> structure, but i was actually looking for a list of all possible
> arguments and which arguments were/were not required.
> my problem with the above NetUseAdd example is that I would rather not
> have to specify a device. In the script I am writing the user may
> choose to map multiple shares so I need to be able to map to the next
> available device:
> net use * \\some_server\share_name
> instead of:
> net use k: \\server\share
> Thanks for the help in advance. Also, if anyone could provide a link
> to good windows api docs for python that would be great.
> --Lucas Machado
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