# Mapping Drives in Cygwin

Map drive cygwin:
I had a dilemma whilst executing cron jobs on a box that needed some NetWare drives mapped. (This ought to work for Windows mapped drives also).
The trick is to use the good ol’ windows “net use” command.
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I was surprized this worked inside cygwin at first.

You have to use a million backslashes instead of regular UNC paths due to having to escape backslashes with a bakslash.

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