[THIN] Re: COM Port mapping W2K

Nevermind then, my bad.

:) 

-----Original Message-----
From: Jeff Pitsch [mailto:jpitsch@xxxxxxx] 
Sent: Tuesday, October 19, 2004 12:41 PM
To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [THIN] Re: COM Port mapping W2K


No, that is Citrix.  Citrix has been able to do drive and com redirection
for a while, way before Microsoft ever did it.

Jeff Pitsch


-----Original Message-----
From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Schneider, Chad M
Sent: Tuesday, October 19, 2004 1:36 PM
To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
Subject: [THIN] Re: COM Port mapping W2K

Server has Citrix on it, but not sure it should matter.  Terminal Services
should be the trigger for this.

-----Original Message-----
From: Scott DeLagrange [mailto:sdelagrange@xxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Tuesday, October 19, 2004 12:29 PM
To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [THIN] Re: COM Port mapping W2K

You're using the net use command on a server that doesn't have citrix on
it??

I do that now on my citrix boxes but when I try that I get on a W2K box I
get the path not found error.



On Tue, 19 Oct 2004 12:16:28 -0500, Schneider, Chad M
<cmschneider@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Net use com1: \\client\com1:
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeff Pitsch [mailto:jpitsch@xxxxxxx]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 19, 2004 11:59 AM
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: COM Port mapping W2K
> 
> How do you map them?
> 
> Jeff Pitsch
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
> Behalf Of Schneider, Chad M
> Sent: Tuesday, October 19, 2004 12:54 PM
> To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
> Subject: [THIN] Re: COM Port mapping W2K
> 
> We map them through our script, typical remap and use them for bar 
> code scanners and com scale ports.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeff Pitsch [mailto:jpitsch@xxxxxxx]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 19, 2004 11:52 AM
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: COM Port mapping W2K
> 
> I'm continuing to do some digging because I'm finding some 
> contradictory statements, but I cannot find anything that says you can

> actually use com ports outside of the add printer wizard.
> 
> Jeff Pitsch
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
> Behalf Of Nick Smith
> Sent: Tuesday, October 19, 2004 11:45 AM
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: COM Port mapping W2K
> 
> Are we sure about that or is it an inference from the help file only?
> 
> Nick Smith,
> Managing Director,
> OfficeAnyplace
> Tel: 020 7819 0090
> nick@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeff Pitsch [mailto:jpitsch@xxxxxxx]
> Sent: 19 October 2004 16:15
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: COM Port mapping W2K
> 
> In other words, COM port mappings for anything else is not supported
in
RDP.
> 
> Jeff Pitsch
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
> Behalf Of Scott DeLagrange
> Sent: Tuesday, October 19, 2004 11:11 AM
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: COM Port mapping W2K
> 
> Thank you for that but that only refers to printers.  Using Citrix I 
> can map client com ports to talk to any serial device such as bar code
scanners.
> Is
> this not possible with W2K without Citrix?
> 
> On Tue, 19 Oct 2004 10:58:25 -0400, Jeff Pitsch <jpitsch@xxxxxxx>
wrote:
> > From the help file:
> >
> > COM port mapping to disable client COM port mapping. By default, COM

> > port mapping is disabled (cleared). When enabled, client COM ports 
> > are
> 
> > mapped for printing and are available in the port list of the Add 
> > Printer wizard. You will need to manually create the printer to the
> COM
> > port using the Add Printer wizard. When COM port mapping is disabled

> > (checked), client COM ports are not automatically mapped. You will 
> > be unable to manually create printers using COM ports.
> >
> > Jeff Pitsch
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > On Behalf Of Scott DeLagrange
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 19, 2004 10:50 AM
> > To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [THIN] COM Port mapping W2K
> >
> > I know with Citrix MF, to map to the clients com port you just use 
> > "net use comx: \\client\comx" (the x's being valid ports) but how do

> > you do that from an RDP connection?  I get the error that the 
> > network path not found.  I have it set so it should be available, at

> > least I think so because in the configuration RDP>Options>Local
> > Resources>Local Devices, Serial Ports is checked.  How do you map
> > serial ports using straight W2K with terminal services?  I'm trying 
> > to
> 
> > test this from my desktop but plan on doing it from winterms.
> >
> > --
> >
> > Thanks,
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