[python-win32] Help required in opening a remote file in python. [SEC=PERSONAL]
Andrew.MacIntyre at acma.gov.au
Mon Feb 23 08:45:03 CET 2009
> Hello all, I am writing an application where I need to open a shared
> file on a remote machine using python script. I tried using the
> following function: f =
> urllib.open("\\remote_machine\\folder1\\file1.doc") I also tried using
> class urllib.FancyURLopener(...) but didn't work.
> Can some one help me in this regard. Thank you in advance, Venu
If it's a shared file on a Windows network (which I'm inferring),
provided you have the necessary access permissions, use
Note that UNC names do require a double backslash to start...
Its often easier to read as
If you really must open it via urllib, then try
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