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Contribute cannot verify your connection information

Subject: Contribute cannot verify your connection information
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Date: Wed, 4 Mar 2009 21:27:49 +0000 UTC
Newsgroups: macromedia.contribute.connection_administration

I am having a strange issue.  I have my website on one Windows 2003 server, 
Contribute installed on another.  Both machines are networked and I have 
administrator access.  My problem is that when I try to set up a connection to 
the website using Local/Network option, Contribute gives me a "Cannot verify 
your connection information" error.  I have tried making the connection with a 
standard shared path, e.g. \\Server1\website as well as mapping the network 
share to a local drive letter.

 What does work is when I specify the complete network path, including drive 
letter, e.g. \\Server1\D$\website

 The problem is that in order to map this connection using the drive letter for 
other users, they all need Administrator access.  That's a major security 

 Has anyone else run into this problem and is there any solution to get 
Contribute to recognize virtual share paths?

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