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Working with Apps Storage

the bc application server

AppsStorage is a secure drive dedicated to supporting the BC Application Server. Once you access, you will have access to any files you have saved there.

Working with Apps Storage from within the BC Application Server:

  • When working within an any of the applications on the BC Application Server, your files will be saved to by default.
  • When you are logged into the BC Application Server, the L: drive appears as if it is a local drive.
  • You may access the drive to open files or save files from within any of the applications (PC access show in Figure 1, Mac access shown in Figure 1a).
  • You have the ability to access files stored on your local computer. However, to make sure you’re getting the best performance results, using Appsstorage is stronly recommended.
screenshot of L drive
Figure 1
screenshot of saving a document
Figure 1a
Microsoft logo
Figure 2

Working with Apps Storage Independent of

To Access, from:

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Click the Start button (figure 2)
  2. In the Search field type: \\\YourUserName
  3. Click the magnifying glass to start the search. A new Windows Explorer window will open and allow you to work with your files


If your Windows computer is not a member of the BC Domain, you will be prompted to authenticate.

In the username field, enter:  bc\YourUserName 
In the password field enter your regular BC password

You may also map the drive, so that it always displays under (My) Computer.



  1. From the Mac Finder, click: Go and select: To Server
  2. In the window that opens (figure 3), enter: smb:// 
  3. Click the "+" sign to add the server path to your Favorite Server list.
connecting to the server
Figure 3