Mapping (sometimes called "mounting") a drive means you assign a drive letter on your computer to the server path. You can then connect to the server without having to remember and type the path every time.
Note: This is useful if you're using a data discovery tool to scan a server volume or folder. Once you have mapped the drive, you can scan it using the procedure to scan an external drive. For more information, see the step-by-step instructions for the scan tool you're using.
Tip: In the future, when you want to connect to this server, the mapped drive should be available. On the
Note: To map a drive using the command-line, type:
net use x: \\myserver.cit.cornell.edu\sharename * /user:domain\netid