Function Reference


Connects a local device to a network resource

#include <WinNet.au3>
_WinNet_AddConnection ( $sLocalName, $sRemoteName [, $sPassword = 0] )


$sLocalName Name of a local device to be redirected, such as "F:" or "LPT1".
The string is treated in a case-insensitive manner.
If the Null keyword or an empty, a connection to the network resource is made without redirecting the local device.
$sRemoteName Name of the network resource to connect to
$sPassword [optional] Password to be used to make a connection.
This parameter is usually the password associated with the current user.
If 0, the default password is used.
If the string is empty, no password is used.

Return Value

Success: True.
Failure: False.


This function is provided only for compatibility with 16-bit versions of Windows.
Applications should call the _WinNet_AddConnection2() or the _WinNet_AddConnection3() function.
A successful connection is persistent meaning that the system automatically restores the connection during subsequent logon operations.


_WinNet_AddConnection2, _WinNet_AddConnection3

See Also

Search WNetAddConnection in MSDN Library.