Proper syntax for file reader snap - network file


I am on a windows box. I have a network file, file://fs01-hou/Common/RDMetric/CARType.xls, that I can access from Chrome. However, I can’t seem to get the correct syntax for the file reader snap

Any help is highly appreciated


You need to set up SAMBA and access it using smb:// protocol

If your groundplex node is running on Windows and is running as a network account that has been given access to the file share and file system folder and file, you can access using the file:// protocol. You need four slashes so the URI looks like file:////fs01-hou/Common/RDMetric/CARType.xls. Accessing local network shares was a primary use case as to why we set up our groundplex nodes on Windows boxes.

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