Map Network/Shared Drive
A network drive is a location for shared files (such as documents, images, databases, etc.).
Some groups have their own shares. Please check with someone in the group for details.
Personal Drive (Z:) - Personal drive that only you have access to
* If you are outside the building or on the MSU wireless network, you must first connect to the Chemistry VPN.
Map a Drive in Windows
- From the Windows Start button, select My Computer or Computer
- Select Tools from the menu, then Map network drive
- Select a drive letter and in the folder field, type the path to the network share, i.e. \\poohbah.chemistry.msu.edu\yourusername$, click the two checkboxes (Reconnect at logon and Connect using different credentials), and then Finish
- Username is your Chemistry username (CHEMISTRY\yourusername) and password, and click OK
Map a Drive in OS X
- From Finder, select Go and then Connect to Server
- In the server path, type the path to the network share, i.e. smb://poohbah.chemistry.msu.edu/yourusername$ (You can click the + to add it to your favorites
- Select Registered User. Name is your Chemistry username (CHEMISTRY\yourusername) and password, and click Connect