Uniform Naming Convention
<networking> (UNC) Used in IBM PC networking to completely specify a
directory on a file server.
The basic format is:
where "servername" is the hostname of a network file server, and
"sharename" is the name of a networked or shared
directory. Note this is not the same as the
conventional MS-DOS "C:\windows" directory name.
might be set up to point to
on a server called "server1".
It is possible to execute a program using this convention without having to
specifically link a drive, by running:
The undocumented DOS command, TRUENAME can be used to find out the UNC name of a
file or directory on a network drive.
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