Each student, faculty, and staff member is provided access to a network space called a network drive to which only that person initially has access. This affords each person a limited amount of storage space for documents and photos. If the drive is not automatically mapped to your computer when you log onto the network, follow these procedures to get access to it:
Windows Drive Mapping Instructions:
- From the Start screen select the tile labeled Desktop.
- Click the File Explorer icon at the bottom of the screen
- In File Explorer, select Computer in the left hand list.
- At the top of the window, select the Computer tab, then click Map Network Drive.
- In the Map Network Drive window, enter the share location in the Folder box. If this is a personal computer and not an AC computer, select the Connect using different credentials check box. Click the Finish button.
- If you selected the Connect using different credentials check box, you will be prompted to enter a user name and password. For the user name, please enter the domain and and backslash ( admin\ ) before the user name.
- Once connected, this will open a new window showing the mapped drive.
MAC OS Drive Mapping Instructions
1. From the Finder, press Command + K to bring up the Connect to Server window. Type smb: followed by the path as shown and click connect.
To make your mapping reconnect after each reboot, follow the remaining instructions:
2. Bring up System Preferences (look for the gears icon below)
3. Click Users & Groups as highlighted
4. When the User & Groups window appear, click Login Items
5. Towards the bottom of the Windows click the + shown to add the file path
6. Locate the previously linked folder and click Add