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NETWORK STORAGE AT SMITH


Smith provides network storage for faculty and staff. There is a personal Home (H:) drive and a department Share drive (S:).

FAQ: Frequently asked questions about network storage drives.


To access your Home (H:) drive:

Mac:
  1. Open the Go menu and choose Connect to server.
  2. In the Server Address field, enter: smb://ad.smith.edu/files/
  3. Double-click Home, then your username.
Windows:
  1. Click the File Explorer folder (yellow folder at the bottom of the screen) in the taskbar.
  2. Click This PC from the left column.
  3. Your Home (H:) drive should be under Network Locations
  4. If not select Map Network Drive and set the drive path to letter H:
  5. In the Folders field, enter:  \\ad.smith.edu\files\home\username
  6. Checkbox Reconnect on login then click finish

To access your department's shared (S:) drive:

Mac:
  1. Open the Go menu and choose Connect to server.
  2. In the Server Address field, enter: smb://ad.smith.edu/files/shared
  3. Click your department.
Windows:
  1. Click the File Explorer folder (yellow folder at the bottom of the screen) in the taskbar.
  2. Click This PC from the left column.
  3. Your department Share (S:) drive should be under Network Locations
  4. If not select Map Network Drive and set the drive path to letter S:
  5. In the Folders field, enter:  \\ad.smith.edu\files\shared
  6. Checkbox Reconnect on login then click finish

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