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==Windows PC Instructions==
 
==Windows PC Instructions==
 
# If you are off campus, use the [[VPN Remote Access|VPN Client to connect]]. You won't be able to connect to the network folders without a VPN connection. If you are on campus, ignore this step and proceed to step 2.
 
# If you are off campus, use the [[VPN Remote Access|VPN Client to connect]]. You won't be able to connect to the network folders without a VPN connection. If you are on campus, ignore this step and proceed to step 2.
# On your PC, click the start button in the lower left
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# On your PC, open the File Explorer.
# Click Computer
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# Click "This PC"
# Click Map Network Drive
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# Click "Map Network Drive" <div class="toccolours mw-collapsible innercollapse" style="width:300px">[[File:mapdrive.PNG | 500px]]</div>
 
## Select K: and type '''\\unv.campus.wpunj.edu\wpu-folders\'''
 
## Select K: and type '''\\unv.campus.wpunj.edu\wpu-folders\'''
## Select U: and type '''\\unv.campus.wpunj.edu\wpu-folders\user folders\<YOUR USERNAME>\'''
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## Select U: and type '''\\unv.campus.wpunj.edu\wpu-folders\user folders\YOUR USERNAME\'''
 
# Click the check box "Connect using different credentials" and click Finish
 
# Click the check box "Connect using different credentials" and click Finish
# Enter your username and password when prompted
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# Enter your username and password when prompted. Click "Remember my Credentials" You must put '''wpc\''' before your username. For example wpc\smitha
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[[File:MapaNetworkDrive1.PNG|thumb|center|Enter wpc\ before your username. ]]
  
 
==Mac Instructions==
 
==Mac Instructions==
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[[Image:os-x-map-drive.jpg|right|thumb|400px]]
 
[[Image:os-x-map-drive.jpg|right|thumb|400px]]
 
# If you are on campus, proceed to step number 3
 
# If you are on campus, proceed to step number 3
# If you are off campus, use the [[Web VPN|VPN Client to connect]] securely to the campus network.
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# If you are off campus, use the [[VPN Remote Access|VPN Client to connect]] securely to the campus network.
 
# Click the Finder icon on your dock [[Image:finder.png|40px]]
 
# Click the Finder icon on your dock [[Image:finder.png|40px]]
 
# Click Go on the menu bar at the top of your screen
 
# Click Go on the menu bar at the top of your screen
 
# Click Connect to Server
 
# Click Connect to Server
 
# Type '''smb://unv.campus.wpunj.edu/wpu-folders/''' in the Server Address field and click Connect  
 
# Type '''smb://unv.campus.wpunj.edu/wpu-folders/''' in the Server Address field and click Connect  
# Enter your username and password
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# Enter your username and password You must put '''wpc\''' before your username. For example wpc\smitha
 
# A Finder window will open and you can browse the "Groups" folder for whatever group folder you have permissions to access.
 
# A Finder window will open and you can browse the "Groups" folder for whatever group folder you have permissions to access.
 
# If you are looking for your User Folder you can browse the "User Folders" directory for your network User Folder.
 
# If you are looking for your User Folder you can browse the "User Folders" directory for your network User Folder.

Latest revision as of 20:16, 3 August 2020

While on campus using a University issued, or imaged computer, you will be automatically connected to your network drives. This article contains instructions on how to connect to a network drive on a personal computer, and from off campus.

Windows PC Instructions

  1. If you are off campus, use the VPN Client to connect. You won't be able to connect to the network folders without a VPN connection. If you are on campus, ignore this step and proceed to step 2.
  2. On your PC, open the File Explorer.
  3. Click "This PC"
  4. Click "Map Network Drive"
    Mapdrive.PNG
    1. Select K: and type \\unv.campus.wpunj.edu\wpu-folders\
    2. Select U: and type \\unv.campus.wpunj.edu\wpu-folders\user folders\YOUR USERNAME\
  5. Click the check box "Connect using different credentials" and click Finish
  6. Enter your username and password when prompted. Click "Remember my Credentials" You must put wpc\ before your username. For example wpc\smitha
Enter wpc\ before your username.

Mac Instructions

Instructions on how to map the university Groups and User Folder shares

Os-x-map-drive.jpg
  1. If you are on campus, proceed to step number 3
  2. If you are off campus, use the VPN Client to connect securely to the campus network.
  3. Click the Finder icon on your dock Finder.png
  4. Click Go on the menu bar at the top of your screen
  5. Click Connect to Server
  6. Type smb://unv.campus.wpunj.edu/wpu-folders/ in the Server Address field and click Connect
  7. Enter your username and password You must put wpc\ before your username. For example wpc\smitha
  8. A Finder window will open and you can browse the "Groups" folder for whatever group folder you have permissions to access.
  9. If you are looking for your User Folder you can browse the "User Folders" directory for your network User Folder.