Difference between revisions of "Shared Storage"

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# Select the '''Finder''' by clicking the icon on the '''Dock'''. <br> [[File:Finder.PNG]]
 
# Select the '''Finder''' by clicking the icon on the '''Dock'''. <br> [[File:Finder.PNG]]
 
# From the '''menu bar''', select '''Go -> Connect to Server...''' or press '''Command-K'''. <br> [[File:Connecttoserver.PNG]]
 
# From the '''menu bar''', select '''Go -> Connect to Server...''' or press '''Command-K'''. <br> [[File:Connecttoserver.PNG]]
# Enter the '''Server Address''' as '''smb://servername/sharename''' (e.g. '''smb://desn-knox.lsu.edu/Shared''') and press '''Connect'''. <br> [[File:Serverconnect.PNG]]
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# Enter the '''Server Address''' in the format '''smb://servername/sharename''' (e.g. '''smb://desn-knox.lsu.edu/Shared''') and press '''Connect'''. <br> [[File:Serverconnect.PNG]]

Revision as of 17:12, 1 November 2017

Summary

Various units within the College of Art and Design utilize shared file storage on CoAD-maintained servers. CoAD IT currently maintains the following servers used for this purpose:

  • desn-designsrv2.lsu.edu
  • desn-knox.lsu.edu

All content stored on these servers is backed-up daily using Tivoli Storage Manager.

Connecting to Shared Storage

Windows 7/10

  1. Open File Explorer from the taskbar or the Start menu.
    Explorer.PNG
  2. Select This PC from the left pane. Then, on the Computer tab, select Map network drive.
    Mapdrive.PNG
  3. In the Drive list, select a drive letter. (Any available letter will do.)
  4. In the Folder box, type the path of the server in the format \\servername\sharename (e.g. \\desn-knox.lsu.edu\Shared). To connect every time you log on to your PC, select the Reconnect at sign-in check box.
    Drivepath.PNG
  5. Select Finish.

Mac OS X

  1. Select the Finder by clicking the icon on the Dock.
    File:Finder.PNG
  2. From the menu bar, select Go -> Connect to Server... or press Command-K.
    File:Connecttoserver.PNG
  3. Enter the Server Address in the format smb://servername/sharename (e.g. smb://desn-knox.lsu.edu/Shared) and press Connect.
    File:Serverconnect.PNG