net use N: \\SERVER\SERVICE\SUBDIR1\SUBDIR1.1Kenneth MacDonald claimed that Microsoft calls this "deep mapping" (which sounds reasonable, though I can't find any reference to that term when I search Microsoft's website).
Watching on the wire, it seems that the client is performing a traditional TREE_CONNECT_ANDX to the share itself (not the subdirectory). After that, the client performs all operations relative to the specified subdirectory. In other words deep mapping occurs on the client side.
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