Directions on accessing shared folder in windows network

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Wed Aug 10 22:14:05 CEST 2011


On 10/08/2011 20:52, Ameet Nanda wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Can anyone point me to a way to access windows shared folders from the
> network using a python script. I tried accessing using open, which is
> mentioned to work perfectly on the web, but it gives me following errors
>
>  >>>open(NW_PATH)
>
> it gives me a permission denied error as follows:
>
>  >>> open("\\\\ameetn\\DropBox\\")
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>    File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
> IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '\\\\ameetn\\'
>
>  >>> open("\\\\ameetn\\DropBox")
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>    File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
> IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '\\\\ameetn\\DropBox'
>
> I am running Python 2.6 on Windows 7 platform.
>
"ameetn" is the name of the machine and "DropBox" is the name of a
shared folder on that machine.

The answer hasn't changed.

'open' is for opening _files_.

Give 'open' the path to a _file_.



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