Author Topic: Switched to UNC Paths and Folder Monitoring Stopped Working  (Read 427 times)


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Hi all

As per the title really.  I just built a NAS and have moved all of my music over to it.  I added everything to a new library using \\server\share and the scan worked fine.

I setup \\server\share in the folder monitor:

But the folder isn't monitored.  As soon as I press Insert, the new music is instantly available, it just refuses to do it automatically as it used to when the music was on a local hard drive.

Any ideas?

Many thanks in advance.


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Try mapping the share to a drive letter and monitor the drive letter, not the UNC path.
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I'll give it a try, but I was hoping to avoid that if possible.  It's weird that importing and updating manually works, just not automatic though..

**EDIT** Confirmed as working as a mapped network drive
Last Edit: October 24, 2018, 01:47:55 PM by PureLoneWolf