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How do I map a drive on my workstation to one of my network shared drives?

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Note: If attempting to connect to a network drive from off-campus, you must be connected to the internet and logged into VPN before performing these steps.

On a Microsoft Windows workstation - to manually map your network shared drives
:

  1. Login to a University of the Pacific networked computer with your PacificNet ID and password. (make sure that you are on the correct domain for your campus - STK, SAC or SF). 
    • On Windows 7 Open Computer 
    • On Windows XP My Computer -> Click on Tools
  2. Select Map Network Drive...
  3. Choose a Drive Letter that is available (typically drive letters such as C, D, and E: are taken by other storage devices)
  4. In the Folder: bar, type the path to the drive you want to map.  For example the path to your personal home directory or U drive folder would be: \\homedirs1.stk.pacific.edu\username (where username is your PacificNet ID).  If it is a department share \\homedirs1.stk.pacific.edu\sharename$ (where the sharename$ is unique to your department).
  5. Click Finish

You should now see your network drive.

On a Macintosh OS Workstation - to manually map your network shared drives

  1. Going to the Go menu on the desktop and then selecting Connect to Server... 
  2. The server you will use is smb://homedirs1.stk.pacific.edu/username (where username is your PacificNet ID). If it is a department share smb://homedirs1.stk.pacific.edu/sharename$ (where the sharename$ is unique to your department). 
  3. Use your PacificNet ID username and password as credentials when prompted.

Your individual file space should now be a mapped drive on the desktop of your Macintosh workstation.




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