Fall 2021 Guidance/COVID-19 Information

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Teleworking Access Your Shared Files


Connecting to Shared Drives

Once you are on the VPN, you will need to connect to your shared drives. If this is a SUNY cortland laptop then it will automatically map your U drive, but you will need to manually map all of your other shared drives like department shares. If it is a personal device, you will need to manually map both U and dept shared drives.


Connecting to U Drive

1. Open File Explorer (you can do a windows search for File Explorer)

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2. In the address bar type in \\shares\home$\username  (replace username with the username you use to log in to a campus computer)

3. When prompted for your username and password, enter CORTLAND\username  for the username and then your standard password

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Connecting to Department Share

1. Open File Explorer (you can do a windows search for File Explorer)

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2. in the address bar type in \\shares\dept_share    (replace dept_share with the name of your department's shared folder. If you do not know the exact name, contact The Help Center)

3. When prompted for your username and password, enter CORTLAND\username  for the username and then your standard password

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Mapping Network Drives on a Mac 

  1. Open Finder
  2. Click the toolbar option Go and select Connect to Server
  3. In the Server Address field:
  4. To find your shared drive:
    4a.Type smb://shares/home$/myRedDragonUsername 
    4b.To find another shared network drive, type smb://shares/home$/myRedDragonUsername
  5. Select the "+" option to save the shares drive to your Favorite Servers list
  6. Click Connect  


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