Connecting to InCHIP Network Drives

To connect to InCHIP network drives you must be on the UCONN Network.

You should connect to the UCONN Network using the University’s VPN Client if accessing the InCHIP network drives from off campus.

macOS

Mapping the R: drive (Research)

 

Mapping the R: drive (Research)

1. Open Finder > Preferences

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2. Ensure the “Connected Servers” checkbox is checked

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3. Close the Finder Preferences window

4. Open Finder > Go > Connect to Server

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5. In the “Server Address” field, type: “smb://grove.ad.uconn.edu/efs/InCHIP/Research”, click the “+” symbol to add the server address to the list of “Favorite Servers” and click the “Connect” button.

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6. When prompted for credentials:

6a. Ensure “Connect as:” is set to “Registered User

6b. Name: Enter your NetID

6c. Password: Enter your NetID password

6d. Ensure “Remember this password in my keychain” is checked if you do not want to be prompted for credentials every time you access the R: drive

6e. Click “Connect

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7. A drive named “Research” will appear on the desktop

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8. Hold down the control key and then click, or right-click, on the “Research” drive and click “Make Alias

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9. An icon named “Research alias” will appear on the desktop

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10. You can rename “Research alias” to “R” if preferred

11. The alias can now be used to access the R: drive

Mapping the N: drive (Business)

 

Mapping the N: drive (Business)

1. Open Finder > Preferences

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2. Ensure the “Connected Servers” checkbox is checked

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3. Close the Finder Preferences window

4. Open Finder > Go > Connect to Server

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5. In the “Server Address” field, type: “smb://grove.ad.uconn.edu/efs/InCHIP/Business”, click the “+” symbol to add the server address to the list of “Favorite Servers” and click the “Connect” button.

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6. When prompted for credentials:

6a. Ensure “Connect as:” is set to “Registered User

6b. Name: Enter your NetID

6c. Password: Enter your NetID password

6d. Ensure “Remember this password in my keychain” is checked if you do not want to be prompted for credentials every time you access the N: drive

6e. Click “Connect

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7. A drive named “Business” will appear on the desktop

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8. Hold down the control key and then click, or right-click, on the “Business” drive and click “Make Alias

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9. An icon named “Business alias” will appear on the desktop

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10. You can rename “Business alias” to “N” if preferred

11. The alias can now be used to access the N: drive

Windows 10

Mapping the R: drive (Research)

1. Open “This PC”

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2. Click “Map Network Drive”

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3. On the “Map Network Drive” screen, ensure the following:

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3a. Drive: R:
3b. Folder:\\grove.ad.uconn.edu\efs\InCHIP\Research
3c. “Reconnect at sign-in” should be checked if you want the drive to stay mapped
when the computer is rebooted
3d. “Connect using different credentials” should be checked to be sure you are
prompted for your username and password
3e. Click “Finish

4. When prompted for credentials:

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4a. User Name: Enter "UCONN\NetID"
4b. Password: Enter your NetID password
4c. Ensure “Remember my credentials” is checked if you do not want to be prompted for credentials every time you access the R: drive
4d. Click “OK

5. A drive named “Research” showing the folder path beneath it will appear in “This PC

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6. You can rename the drive to just “Research” if preferred

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Mapping the N: drive (Business)

1. Open “This PC”

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2. Click “Map Network Drive”

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3. On the “Map Network Drive” screen, ensure the following:

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3a. Drive: N:
3b. Folder: \\grove.ad.uconn.edu\efs\InCHIP\Business
3c. “Reconnect at sign-in” should be checked if you want the drive to stay mapped
when the computer is rebooted
3d. “Connect using different credentials” should be checked to be sure you are
prompted for your username and password
3e. Click “Finish

 
4. When prompted for credentials:

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4a. User Name: Enter UCONN\NetID
4b. Password: Enter your NetID password
4c. Ensure “Remember my credentials” is checked if you do not want to be prompted for credentials every time you access the N: drive
4d. Click “OK

 
5. A drive named “Business” showing the folder path beneath it will appear in “This PC

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6. You can rename the drive to just “Business” if preferred

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Windows 7

Mapping the R: drive (Research)

1. Open “Computer”

 

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2. Click “Map Network Drive”

 

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3. On the “Map Network Drive” screen, ensure the following:

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3a. Drive: R:
3b. Folder: \\grove.ad.uconn.edu\efs\InCHIP\Research
3c. “Reconnect at logon” should be checked if you want the drive to stay mapped
when the computer is rebooted
3d. “Connect using different credentials” should be checked to be sure you are
prompted for your username and password
3e. Click “Finish

4. When prompted for credentials:

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4a. User Name: Enter UCONN\NetID
4b. Password: Enter your NetID password
4c. Ensure “Remember my credentials” is checked if you do not want to be prompted for credentials every time you access the R: drive
4d. Click “OK

5. A drive named “Research” showing the folder path beneath it will appear in “This PC

 

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6. You can rename the drive to just “Research” if preferred

 

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Mapping the N: drive (Business)

1. Open “Computer”

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2. Click “Map Network Drive”

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3. On the “Map Network Drive” screen, ensure the following:

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3a. Drive: N:
3b. Folder: \\grove.ad.uconn.edu\efs\InCHIP\Business
3c. “Reconnect at logon” should be checked if you want the drive to stay mapped
when the computer is rebooted
3d. “Connect using different credentials” should be checked to be sure you are
prompted for your username and password
3e. Click “Finish

4. When prompted for credentials:

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4a. User Name: Enter UCONN\NetID
4b. Password: Enter your NetID password
4c. Ensure “Remember my credentials” is checked if you do not want to be prompted for credentials every time you access the N: drive
4d. Click “OK

5. A drive named “Business” showing the folder path beneath it will appear in “This PC

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6. You can rename the drive to just “Business” if preferred

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