FAQ > Questions > How to move data to your vServer Online Servers

Search the FAQ for entries containing:

The Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection client allows you to map a local drive so that it is available to the terminal server session. Please follow the procedure below to activate.

 

  1. Open the Remote Desktop Client and click on the options button. The client opens up to show you more option, like shown below.

    If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7 your screen will look similar to this:



  2. Click on the Local Resources tab and then select Drives to allow all of your local drives to be viewable from the Terminal Server session. If you are using one of the newer Remote Desktop clients or using Windows Vista or Windows 7 click on the More button. From that screen select Drives

    If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7 your screen will look like this:


    Click on More...


    Note: Be aware that having the drive connected at logon is not recommended because it will slow down and File Open operation. It is recommended that you only use this when transferring files and then disable after that.
  3. Once you are done you can click Connect to start your session. You MAY will get a warning, click OK


  4. Once in the session you can open up Windows Explorer and your drives will appear listed. In the example below they are C on USLCTR02, H on USLCTR02, I on USLCTR02, K on USLCTR02, M on USLCTR02, P on USLCTR02, S on USLCTR02, T on USLCTR02 and V on USLCTR02


  5. Now you can copy files from them as you would with any drive.
    Note: Be aware that having the drive connected at logon is not recommended because it will slow down and File Open operation. It is recommended that you only use this when transferring files and then disable after that

 

Last updated on September 16, 2011 by CompuTrain User