Mapping A Network Drive

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Network Drives are basically hard drives that can be accessed over a network. Stevens maintains several Network Drives. They are made available to the Students and Faculty at Stevens. The computer that hosts or holds the Drives is called '''[[storage01]]'''. To map a network drive requires some authentication, specifically the Stevens Login Information.
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* Right click '''My Computer''' and select '''Map Network Drive'''.
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* Enter "\\storage01\'''username''' in the folder box, where '''username''' is your Pipeline username.
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* Click on connect using '''a different username'''.
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* Fill in the "Username:" box with "campus\'''username''' , and the password box with your Campus Domain password.
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* Click on '''OK''' and then click on '''Finish''' to complete mapping the network drive.
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[[Category:Linux]]
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You can map a network drive to [[Storage01]] using the smbmount utility. You can run the following command as a regular user:
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$ smbmount //storage01/share /path/to/mount -o username=myusername,workgroup=campus,uid=mylocalusername,ip=storage01.stevens.edu
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* '''//storage01/share''' is the mount location.  Replacing 'share' with your [[Campus Domain Account|domain username]] will map the network drive to your personal storage space.  Please read the article on [[Storage01]] for other possible locations.
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* '''/path/to/mount''' is the location you want to map/mount the network drive at.  You can map it to a mountpoint in your current directory such as 'mnt' by not using any slashes (full pathname is also fine)
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* ''username''='''myusername''' - '''myusername''' should be replaced with your [[Campus Domain Account|domain username]].
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* ''workgroup='''campus''' - this specifies the domain to check your username and password against, leave it like this
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* ''uid''='''mylocalusername''' - mylocalusername should be the name of your linux user (whoami will tell you this if you are unsure). This is the user who owns the directory/mountpoint you are mounting/mapping to.
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* ''ip''='''storage01.stevens.edu''' - this specifies an "ip address" (a [[FQDN]] in this case) to locate [[Storage01]] by.  Leave as-is.
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When you run this command, you should see a prompt similar to:
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Password:
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Type in your [[Campus Domain Account|domain password]] and press enter.  You will now be able to access the file stored on storage01 at the mountpoint you specified.
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== Available Drives ==
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|[[Image:Drivemap mac step1.png|frame|left]]
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More Information about the Available Drives can be found on the [[storage01]] page.
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*Select '''Finder'''
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* [[Storage01 Public|public]] - Matlab, Solidworks, Uniprint.
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*Open the '''Go''' menu and select '''Connect to Server'''
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* [[Storage01 ms|ms]] - Microsoft software, Mathematica, Adobe Acrobat, etc.
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* [[Storage01 Personal|personal]] - Your personal web space and files.
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* [[Storage01 Groups|groups]] - For departments, organizations and clubs.
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== How to Map Network Drives ==
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*Type ''smb://storage01/share'' into the '''Server Address''' field, where ''share'' is the drive on storage01 that you are trying to connect to.
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* [[Windows 7 Map a Network Drive|Windows 7]]
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**Clicking the '''+''' button will add the share to your favorite servers list.
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* [[Windows 8 Map a Network Drive|Windows 8]]
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*Click '''Connect''' to connect to storage01. The connection will then prompt you for your credentials.
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* [[Windows XP and 2000 Map a Network Drive|Windows XP]]
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* [[Linux Map a Network Drive|General Unix (Linux)]]
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* [[Mac OS X Map a Network Drive|Max OS X]]
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[[Category:Storage01]]
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*Type ''CAMPUS'' into the '''Workgroup or Domain''' field.
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*Type your '[[Accounts At Stevens#Pipeline Account|Pipeline Username]] into the '''Name''' field.
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*Type your [[Accounts At Stevens#Campus Domain Account|Campus Domain Password]] into the '''Password''' field.
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*After clicking '''OK''' you can access the mapped drive from your desktop, as seen below.
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[[Image:Drivemap mac finished.png|frame|center]]
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Latest revision as of 19:27, 3 March 2014

Network Drives are basically hard drives that can be accessed over a network. Stevens maintains several Network Drives. They are made available to the Students and Faculty at Stevens. The computer that hosts or holds the Drives is called storage01. To map a network drive requires some authentication, specifically the Stevens Login Information.

Available Drives

More Information about the Available Drives can be found on the storage01 page.

  • public - Matlab, Solidworks, Uniprint.
  • ms - Microsoft software, Mathematica, Adobe Acrobat, etc.
  • personal - Your personal web space and files.
  • groups - For departments, organizations and clubs.

How to Map Network Drives

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