Map Network Drive

If you are using a laptop, make sure you connect to Ethernet or phswifi3 first.

[ BEFORE YOU START -- the server RC-STOR4, below, is just an example.   Be sure you use the server name you received from us ]

[ ALSO PLEASE NOTE  -- for <myshare> substitute the name of the share you have received from us ]

[ ALSO PLEASE NOTE -- angle brackets "< >" are never part of the server name or share name ] 

[ ALSO PLEASE NOTE -- a "server path" consists of a server name and a share name  (see example below) ]

 

PC; (If you are using a partners pc and mapping a research drive, you can use the Mapping Tool below or follow the instructions on #2 manually.)

  1. to map any network drive, download this utility: Map Network Drive, unzip it to run.
    • Right click on My Computer, and select Map Network Drive.
    • Type in the server path, click Connect using different credentials, click Finish.
    • (click use another account if you see it) Type in <server-name>\username, follow by the research password
    • for example, mapping to \\rc-stor4.dfci.harvard.edu\myshare
    • for username, (click use another account if you see it), then type <server_name>\<your-username>, followed by the research password

 

MAC:

to map a network drive, click Go, Connect to Server:

  • for Research Drive, type smb://<servername>.dfci.harvard.edu/<share_name>
  • for Partners Drive, type smb://<servername>.partners.org/<share_name>

type in username and password, click Connect.

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