• Welcome to the Lightroom Queen Forums! We're a friendly bunch, so please feel free to register and join in the conversation. If you're not familiar with forums, you'll find step by step instructions on how to post your first thread under Help at the bottom of the page. You're also welcome to download our free Lightroom Quick Start eBooks and explore our other FAQ resources.
  • Stop struggling with Lightroom! There's no need to spend hours hunting for the answers to your Lightroom 6 questions. All the information you need is in Adobe Lightroom 6 - The Missing FAQ!

    To help you get started, there's a series of easy tutorials to guide you through a simple workflow. As you grow in confidence, the book switches to a conversational FAQ format, so you can quickly find answers to advanced questions. When you upgrade to subscription, there's also a Lightroom Classic version available.

Catalogs Network Drive Catalogues

Malcience

New Member
Joined
Oct 23, 2017
Messages
1
Lightroom Experience
Beginner
Lightroom Version
Operating System: Windows 10

Lightroom Version: 6.7
(Please go to Help menu > System Info to double check the exact version number)

Question or Description of Problem: I haven't been in Lightroom in a while, I was getting ready to import new pictures to my WD MyCloud which is where I have always kept my catalogue. When I went to import the catalogue this time, it said that catalogues cannot be opened from a network drive.

I haven't changed my network setup since I last used LR and typically have my computer connected to the network via wifi while the WD is physically connected.
Is this a new change? Any suggestions?
 
Joined
Sep 29, 2007
Messages
22,969
Location
Isle of Wight, UK
Lightroom Experience
Power User
Lightroom Version
Cloud Service
Catalogs have never been able to open over the network. Perhaps it was showing as a drive letter previously, and now you’re connecting as a network address! Admittedly a long shot!


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
 
Top