Is there a way nextcloud shows up as drive letter in file explorer

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The issue you are facing:
Lot of times, I needed to scp using winscp etc., reference to drive. it is unique challenge with nextcloud because you can access files only through c:\users<username>\nextcloud.
I was wondering if there was a way client would setup the nextcloud share using drive letter in windows explorer?

Is this the first time you’ve seen this error? (Y/N):

Steps to replicate it:

The output of your Nextcloud log in Admin > Logging:


The output of your config.php file in /path/to/nextcloud (make sure you remove any identifiable information!):


The output of your Apache/nginx/system log in /var/log/____:


Output errors in nextcloud.log in /var/www/ or as admin user in top right menu, filtering for errors. Use a pastebin service if necessary.


You are not required to place your folder in the user profile (c:\users..) and you can choose another drive as well… but it is not possible to place the sync folder in the root of any drive. I don’t have the reference handy but there is some Windows limitation. but you definitely can store the NC sync folder in the top level of the drive like n:\Nextcloud

Yes. I explained a stable solution → here ←

Much and good luck,