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Map Network Drives
How to connect to Etown network drives, including your Private and Public folder, staff and student folders, and department folders on the Etown network. You must be on campus and connected to the network in order to access network drives.
SCPS students and facilitators do not have access to network drives.

Quick links to sections in this article:
Map Public/Private Folders - PC
Map Personal Public/Private Folders - Mac
Map Public/Private Folders - College PC
Map Public Folders - Mac

Map Public/Private Folders - PC

Step 1:On a PC, you must first download the map network drives application.Go to http://update.etown.edu/mapnetworkdrives.exe to download. Follow the instructions below for your browser to save the file to your desktop for easy access.Google Chrome: Resize your browser so you can see your desktop. Drag the application download from the bottom of the browser to your desktop.
Mozilla Firefox: Click Save File. Mapnetworkdrives.exe will appear in your Downloads icon.
Drag the application from the Downloads window to your desktop. 
Microsoft Edge/Internet Explorer: Click the arrow next to Save and choose Save as.
Click Desktop from the menu on the left, then click Save

Step 2:
Double click mapnetworkdrives.exe on your desktop to open it.

Step 3:Click Run to allow the application.

Step 4:Enter your Etown username and password. Click OK.

Step 5: Open This PC from the desktop. 

Step 6:The network drives are listed under Network Location, and also on the left sidebar. Click username$(\\Resserv)(U:) to access your public and private folders, or Homedirs(\\Resserv)(T:) to access faculty and staff shared folders.


Map Public/Private Folders - College PC

All campus owned and lab computers should automatically be connected to the network drives. Sometimes the network drives are not available when you log in to a computer lab or other college PC. Here's how to map the network drives when they aren't available. 

Step 1:Click the Magnifying glass near the Windows button in the bottom left corner of the screen..

Step 2:

Click in the search box and type "\\applications". Press the [Enter] key.
Be sure to use back slashes - the key is above the enter key.

Step 3:The network drives will appear. To locate your public and private folders, as well as others', double click Homedirs


Map Personal Public/Private Folders - Mac

Step 1:Open Finder.
Finder

Step 2:
Choose the Go menu, then click Connect to Server...
Go, Connect to Server...

Step 3:If you are a student, type "cifs://resserv/username$" in the Server Address box. (Instead of "username", you will type your personal Etown username).
If you are staff or faculty, type "cifs://applications/homedirs."

Step 4:Click the Add icon next to the Server Address box.

Step 5:
Click Connect

Step 6:
Enter your Etown network password. Click Connect

Step 7:
Your Private and Public folders will appear. 



 
Map Public Folders - Mac

Step 1:Open Finder.
Step 2:Choose the Go menu, then click Connect to Server...
Connect to a Server

Step 3:Type the name of the server that you want to access in the Server Address box.
To access faculty and staff public folders, use "cifs://applications/homedirs"
To access student public folders, use "cifs://resserv/homedirs/students"
To access class public folders, use "cifs://applications/classes"
This example uses /homedirs.
Step 4:Click the Add icon next to the Server Address box. Step 5:Click Connect.

Step 6:If prompted, enter your Etown network password, then click Connect.

Step 7:The network folders will appear. In this example, they are faculty and staff folders.


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