This page is applicable to NetConnect X 1.5 and above


The Hyper-Drive feature allows users to drag and drop files into a remote sessions, as well as providing the ability to download files from the remote session to their local workstation.

The Hyper-Drive feature operates as a bridge between the local machine and the remote session where files can be moved into and collected from both ends. Note, this drive utilises spaces on you NetConnect server, therefore an appropriate amount of space should be allocated to your VM if you plan to utilise this feature. We recommend users who have access to the Hyper-Drive are trained on moving files out on a regular basis to filling the hard drive.


In order to use Hyper-Drive within a NetConnect session, the Hyper-Drive feature must be enabled on the specific application. 

How to use Hyper-Drive.

Local workstation into remote session

Users simply have to drag-and-drop files into their remote session in order to transfer via Hyper-Drive. Within the remote session, users will see what appears to be a network drive name ‘NC Hyper-Drive’ within their remote session; this is where files appear after being dragged into the remote session. Users can access this location to locate their copied files.

From this point, files can be moved to the appropriate location on the remote session.

During the transfer process, a progress indicator will be displayed in the lower right-hand side of the remote session.

Out of a remote session to a local workstation

To copy files from a remote session to a local workstation, users need to select the Hyper-Drive option from the control strip within their remote session.

Once selected, they will be presented with the Hyper-Drive file list, with a ‘click to download’ option next to each file.

After click the download option, they will be prompted to select a location to save the file to. Note, larger files may take a short time to present the ‘save to’ window.

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Updated on July 17, 2019

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