Re: [Emerald] Serv-U v2.5a and Emerald

jdyer ( (no email) )
Mon, 17 May 1999 21:03:14 +0100

Yes I agree that it should support UNC but until it does (again) would not a
mapped drive letter work fine.
Map a driver letter to a UNC on the SQL server then the server should be
able to create the directory.
as can be done at the command prompt.
Athene Internet

-----Original Message-----
From: Dale E. Reed Jr. <>
To: <>
Date: 17 May 1999 19:51
Subject: Re: [Emerald] Serv-U v2.5a and Emerald

>jdyer wrote:
>> We are having the same problem,
>> So if we use 2.5a then we have to have non UNC directory. In order for
>> emerald to create this directory is there explicit code that can be put
>> the online signup system for example that will create the required
>> directory. If the drive letter is mapped on the SQL server correctly then
>> this should work ?
>> I think what i am saying is there an SQL command that will create a
>> directory on (a) the SQL machine or (b) better still a remote machine ?
>SQL Server has the ability to execute commands, but how does it
>know that "g:\ftp\users\blah" is actually on some other machine
>and not itself? UNCs where created to resolve that, yet Rob has
>specifically removed that from Serv-U. Its like we are trying to
>re-invent the wheel here, which is no fun. :(
>Dale E. Reed Jr. Emerald and RadiusNT
>IEA Software, Inc.