How to Map a Network Drive (U and S drives)


NOTE: Accessing UDrive and SDrive in this manner is not available from non-FIT networks (off campus) due to security issues. For access from non-FIT networks (Off Campus Access), please see the following FAQ: How can I access my UDrive?

 

Windows 7 (See Mac Instructions)

  1. Go to the Start icon and right click on Computer
  2. Select "Map Network Drive" option
    MapNetwrokDrive
  3. In the Map Network Drive window, select the drive letter from the dropdown list adjacent to Drive
    MapNetworkDrive2
  4. Type the name of the location of the folder to be mapped: 
    1. For UDrive \\udrive.fit.edu\[Your TRACKS USERNAME]. (for example: \\udrive.fit.edu\exampleusername)
    2. For SDrive \\sdrive.fit.edu\foldername
      map A Netwrok Drive 3
  5. Check the checkbox for "Connect using different credentials"
  6. Click Finish button in the Map Network Drive window
  7. When a dialog box appears, enter your username as FLTECH\[Your TRACKS USERNAME] and your TRACKS account password in the password field.
    Map A Network Drive 4
  8. You can now see the mapped network drive on the Computer window

Windows Vista

  1. Click on Computer from the desktop or by going to Start and then selecting Computer
  2. In the Explorer window, locate and click on the button "Map Network Drive" (usually appears in the Menu bar)
  3. Pick the desired letter for the remote drive and type \\udrive.fit.edu\[Your TRACKS USERNAME]
    1. For example: \\udrive.fit.edu\exampleusername
    2. Or for S Drive \\sdrive.fit.edu\foldername
  4. Click on the link that says Connect using a different user name.
  5. When a dialog box appears, enter your username as FLTECH\[Your TRACKS USERNAME] and then your TRACKS account password in the password field.
  6. Click on OK.
  7. Click Finish.

Windows XP

  1. Double-click My Computer to open Windows Explorer.
  2. From the Windows Explorer, select the Tools menu and then the Map Network Drive Menu Item.
  3. Pick the desired letter (generally U:) for the remote drive and type \\udrive.fit.edu\[Your TRACKS USERNAME].
    1. For example: \\udrive.fit.edu\exampleusername
  4. Click OK.
  5. When a dialog box appears prompting for a username and password, type your username as FLTECH\[Your TRACKS USERNAME] and then your TRACKS account password.

Mac OS X 10.7

  1. From the Apple Menu, select the "Go' menu.
    Map Mac Network Drive
  2. Select "Connect to Server."
    Map Mac Network Drive
    1. Udrive: Type smb://udrive.fit.edu/[Your TRACKS username] in the server address box, for example smb://udrive.fit.edu/your_tracksid, click the  + to add the server to the list
    2. SDrive:Type smb://sdrive.fit.edu/[foldername or share] in the server address box, click the  + to add the server to the list
      Map Mac Network Drive
  3. Click Connect
  4. Enter your TRACKS username (you can try fltech/username, if you find you are having trouble connecting) and password when prompted.
    Map Mac Network Drive
  5. The home directory will now be available on your desktop and the finder. You may have to browse to your specific folder with your username to open it.

Map Mac Network Drive

Tags: tracks, udrive
Last update:
2017-01-13 10:44
Author:
Curtis Robinson
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