How to Fix Multiple Connections to a Server

Well, the error that says multiple connections to a server or shared resource by the same user in windows. We are going to discuss How to Fix Multiple Connections to a Server.

Whenever you are connecting to a network drive via SyncBack, you may then receive an error message that basically says:

Multiple connections to a server or shared resource by the same user, via more than one user name, are not allowed actually. Disconnect all of the previous connections to the server or shared resource and then try again

tap on “OK” yielded another error.

The network folder specified is currently mapped via a different user name and password as well. In order to connect using a different user name and password, first disconnect any of the existing mappings to this network share.

Multiple connections to a server

This is actually a Windows error. Windows do not allow multiple concurrent connections to the same network ‘server’ resources. From the same ‘client’ machine along with more than one set of credentials as well. It is really important to drop the original connection to that network resource before establishing a new connection to it via different credentials.


Well, for the VIS installation in remote machines, you guys can the UNC path. In order to copy installation configuration, XML, and also installer (MSI) files and therefore a null session creates actually.
Well, the above error is thrown if the network share of the remote machine is already connected to the server. Through another user account (or modified credentials) as well.

How to Fix Multiple Connections to a Server

In order to solve this problem, you need to try the following steps:

  • You need to choose the “Start” button, then just type “cmd“.
  • Right-tap on the “Command Prompt” option, then select “Run as administrator“.
  • Then just type “net use“, then tap on “Enter“.
  • You have to look for any drives listed that may be questionable. In most of the cases where this problem occurs, the drive may not be assigned a letter actually. You guys will want to delete that drive.
  • Now from the Command Prompt, type:
    net use /delete \\servername\foldername
    (where the servername\foldername is the drive that you want to delete actually.)

In some of the extreme cases, you guys may want to simply use the command net use * /delete. This will actually delete all mapped drives though, so you need to be careful that you know what you are doing.


Alright, folks, I hope you like this article and understand now. If you have any issues and queries related to it, just comment down and let us know.

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