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I would like to create symbolic links that link to different folders depending on the network I'm currently connected to. Is that possible?

When I'm connected to my LAN, I want to work directly on the shared folder (symlink to \server\folder).
But when I'm on the move, I would like to work on the local copy of the folder (c:\localcopy\folder).

This would allow me to transparently open the correct folder.

I'm on Windows 10.

Thanks for your help.

  • What will trigger the link creation? Will you restart whenever you change networks? If not, how do you register a network change? – AFH Mar 28 '17 at 11:20
  • This cannot be done with symbolic links. – DavidPostill Mar 28 '17 at 13:02
  • I was thinking there could be a way of creating "conditional" links that could check the current network connection. But apparently, that's not possible. Do you know of any other way of doing that? – loub Apr 2 '17 at 20:47

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