I am looking to create a symbolic link on the network share pointing to another network share

mklink /D \\Company.com\NY\data\link \\company.com\hr\application\data\

Is that possible? I tried it and got error "the system cannot find the path specified"

I should say I can't use shortcut for this purpose as the application I used will treat that as a file and not follow the path.


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    are both of these shares on the same server? – Zalmy Nov 21 '17 at 16:32
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    Not necessarily. They could be on different servers.Well, they are just one big DFS share. – Brian Nov 21 '17 at 19:09
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    try creating it when logged on the server. – Zalmy Nov 21 '17 at 20:07

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