Mapping a Windows File Share to the Linux server

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Mapping a Windows File Share to the Linux Server

My Computer

  • Click on the Start Button
  • Click on My Computer

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Mapping your Personal (Home) Directory

  • Click on the Tools Menu
  • Click on Map Network Drive

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  • Choose Z: as the Drive. (If Z: is already being used for something else, choose another letter)
  • Enter the path to your home directory on the npServ server.
  • For example... my npServ server is named npServ-LFS and my npServ username is jlunning ... So my path would be \\npServ-LFS\jlunning

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  • Click on Connect using a different user name
  • Enter your npServ username and password
  • Click OK

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  • Now, click Finish
  • Your npServ personal directory is now mapped to the Z: drive.
  • The Z: drive will automatically open up for you to see your npServ files.
  • Simply copy and paste any Windows documents to your Z: drive in order to access them under npServ.

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Mapping the Shared Files Directory

  • Click on the Tools Menu
  • Click on Map Network Drive

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  • Choose S: as the Drive. (If S: is already being used for something else, choose another letter)
  • Enter the path to the Shared Files directory on the npServ server.
  • For example... my npServ server is named npServ-LFS and the name of the Shared Files folder is SharedFiles ... So my path would be \\npServ-LFS\SharedFiles

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  • Click on Connect using a different user name
  • Enter your npServ username and password
  • Click OK

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  • Now, click Finish
  • Your npServ Shared Files directory is now mapped to the S: drive.
  • The S: drive will automatically open up for you to see the Shared files.
  • Simply copy and paste any Windows documents to your S: drive in order to access them under npServ.

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