Shared Storage

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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.
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  2. Select This PC from the left pane. Then, on the Computer tab, select Map network drive.
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  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.
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  5. Select Finish.

Mac OS X

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