Path.LocalToUnc Method (String, Boolean, Boolean, Boolean)
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PathLocalToUnc Method (String, Boolean, Boolean, Boolean)
[AlphaFS] Converts a local path to a network share path.

A Local path, e.g.: "C:\Windows" will be returned as: "\\localhostname\C$\Windows"

If a logical drive points to a network share path, the share path will be returned.

Namespace: Alphaleonis.Win32.Filesystem
Assembly: AlphaFS (in AlphaFS.dll) Version: 2.0
Syntax
public static string LocalToUnc(
	string localPath,
	bool asLongPath,
	bool addTrailingDirectorySeparator,
	bool removeTrailingDirectorySeparator
)

Parameters

localPath
Type: SystemString
A local path, e.g.: "C:\Windows".
asLongPath
Type: SystemBoolean
returns the path in long path (Unicode) format, when returns the path as a regular path.
addTrailingDirectorySeparator
Type: SystemBoolean
adds a trailing DirectorySeparatorChar character to localPath, when absent.
removeTrailingDirectorySeparator
Type: SystemBoolean
removes the trailing DirectorySeparatorChar character from localPath, when present.

Return Value

Type: String
Returns a UNC path in long path format or when localPath is an empty string or .
Exceptions
ExceptionCondition
ArgumentExceptionThe path parameter contains invalid characters, is empty, or contains only white spaces.
ArgumentNullException
PathTooLongExceptionWhen localPath exceeds maximum path length.
NetworkInformationException
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