Next i select "Local/Network" for "How do you connect to your
In the text box, "What is the network path to your website?"
i try to provide the shared folder we created on the server.
This is not working.
eg, server name = chapp9
shared folder = SalesStaging.
This shared folder has been granted full access to all users.
the path that i provide = \\chapp9\SalesStaging\SalesPages\
The error that pops up says "Contribute cannot verify your
connection information. Please contact your administrator for
As a work around, when i provide the following into the path,
Contribute accepts the value.
value it takes = \\chapp9\d$\java\SalesStaging\SalesPages\
Does anyone know any solution for connecting Contribute to a
shared network folder.
I tried to map Z drive to \\chapp9\d$\java\SalesStaging and
Local/Network path = Z:\SalesPages\
This did not work. (SalesStaging was the shared folder on
Also tried to map the whole path to the drive letter instead
of just shared folder.
so i had Z drive as \\chapp9\d$\java\SalesStaging\SalesPages
Local/Network path = Z:\
Even this did not work. The folder does have a proper index
page named as index.html as expected by Contribute.
The path provided in the Local/Network path and the URL
provided in the step before do match exactly.
The Connection manager still does not recognizes the mapped
drive or the shared folder.
It is only working with the absolute physical path name
where we need to provide the server name, drive on that
server and the entire path to the folder.
Has anybody encountered this problem? can anyone provide any