Configuring jobs and orders on a remote computer using FTP to mount a live folder as a network drive

On Windows systems it is possible to use FTP to mount the live folder of a JobScheduler on a remote computer as a network drive and then edit the JobScheduler objects as if they were local.

Preconditions:

To mount a network drive per FTP in Windows 7:

If the above does not work, check that the following setting is selected:

FTP can also be used to mount network drives in other Windows versions, but then with slightly different menu items. See your Windows help if you have problems.

The mounted drive can now be selected in JOE as described in the JOE documentation.

Opening the network drive in JOE

The remote JobScheduler can now be opened as if it were running locally. It is not necessary to use the menu points:

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