ID #1515

How do I map to a drive? (Melkor locker/share)

PC Instructions:

  1. Click Start button (for Windows 7 only) OR the Search button   (for Windows 10)

  2. In the "Search" bar, type: 

    • "Computer" (Windows 7 only); select "Computer"  OR
    • "This PC" (Windows 10 only); select "This PC"
  1. In the next  window, select "Map Network Drive" from the action bar across the top:

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  1. In the next pop-up window:

    1. Drive: Choose any label for the drive (e.g. X:)
    2. Folder: Type -  \\melkor.is.uindy.edu\drivename (will be UIndy username for your personal locker space or departmental share name for a shared Melkor folder)
    3. Check "Reconnect at sign-in" box (this is only for department shares, do not check this if you are connecting to Rivendell).
    4. The "Connect using different credentials" box should only be checked if the password with which you login to the computer is different from your UIndy account password.
    5. Click "Finish"



MAC Instructions: 

  1. Click "Go" menu on top of desktop

  2. Connect to server...

  3. smb://melkor.is.uindy.edu/drivename (will be UIndy username for your personal locker space or departmental share name for a shared Melkor folder)


 


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