Mapping a network drive in the College of Science

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Windows 10

  1. Open a File Explorer Window, right-click on This PC, and select Map network drive.

    Map network drive in Windows 10

  2. In the Folder field, type the desired \\server\share.

    What network folder would you like to map?

  3. If you are logged in with your Purdue career account on a University-owned machine, click Finish and the mapped drive will open in a separate window.

    If you are NOT logged in with your Purdue career account, or are using a personally owned machine, continue to Step 4 to finish.

  4. To finish connecting to a network share from a personal computer, select the box next to Connect using different credentials and then click Finish. When prompted, enter onepurdue\Purdue username and your career account password.

    Enter network credentials

 

Windows 7

  1. From the Start Menu, right click on Computer and select Map network drive.

    Map network drive in Windows 7

  2. In the Folder field, type the desired \\server\share.

    What network folder would you like to map?

  3. If you are logged in with your Purdue career account on a University-owned machine, click Finish and the mapped drive will open in a separate window.

    If you are NOT logged in with your Purdue career account, or are using a personally owned machine, continue to Step 4 to finish.

  4. To finish connecting to a network share from a personal computer, select the box next to Connect using different credentials and then click Finish. When prompted, enter onepurdue\Purdue username and your career account password.

    Enter network password

 

OS X (Macintosh)

  1. Open Finder.

    Mac Finder

  2. From the top-left menu, select Go > Connect to server.

    Mac connect to server

  3. In the Server Address: field, enter the desired server/share and click Connect.

    Mac connect to server

  4. If prompted to verify the connection, click Connect again.

    You are attempting to connect to the server

  5. When prompted, connect as a Registered User and provide your Purdue career account username and password. If desired, you may choose the option to "Remember this password in my keychain". 

    Enter your name and password for the server

 

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