Re: [Emerald] Default Directory

Josh Hillman ( (no email) )
Fri, 23 Apr 1999 14:38:59 -0400

From: talon <>
>I noticed there is a 40 char limit on the directory path. Can this be

Are you referring to SubAccounts.HomeDir (for user directories, referenced
in Emerald subaccounts)?
If you're referencing one or more long directorynames in the path, you might
be able to get away with using the so-called DOS names to shorten it for the
(rare?) occasion that you run out of room. I've never tried it though.

We have all of our users and domains on separate partitions on one of the
D: = domains
U: = users
So in Emerald, we reference directories like:
\\servername\domains\mydomain ( or whatever)

So, if you have one that would normally be something like
and it's too long, try

If you're not sure what the DOS name is for the directory, just open up
Explorer and right-click on the directory and choose Properties.