Universal Naming Convention (UNC) allows a path to be identified without specifying a drive letter. For example:
The instructions provided in this article demonstrate how to use UNC paths to share ArcCatalog folder connections with other machines on a network.
- Add the Location toolbar to ArcCatalog by selecting View > Toolbars > Location.
For ArcGIS 10.x, select Customize > Toolbars > Location.
- Type the full UNC path into the Location text box and press Enter.
- Close ArcCatalog.
- Open Windows Explorer and navigate to:
For ArcGIS 10.x, navigate to:
- Copy and paste the ArcCatalog.gx file to the same directory on another machine.