Access your J: or K: drive while off campus

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Before continuing, select your operating system:

 

Windows

To access your J: or K: drive while off campus, you must first connect to the VPN.


Map Network Drives

Once connected to the VPN, you need to map your network drive.

1. Right-click on "This PC" on your desktop. Select "Map Network Drive."

2. In the Drive drop-down list, select a drive letter not in use by your computer, such as J:.  In the Folder field, enter the server name and your username as described below.

     Faculty and Staff

  • To access Personal Drive: \\fileserv3.hh.nku.edu\username$
    • Include "$" after your username
  • To Access Department Drives: \\fileserv3.hh.nku.edu\Departments$
    • Remember to include "$" after "Departments"
  • To access Web Drive: \\sappho.nku.edu\username
    • Do not include “$” after your username

     Students

  • To access your web directory: \\studenthome.nku.edu\username
    • Do not include "$" after your username
  • To access your network drive: \\fileserv2.hh.nku.edu\username$
    • Include "$" after your username

         
    If you are using a non-NKU computer:

  • Check “Connect using different credentials" at the bottom of the window, and enter “nku\” before your username
    • Example:
      • "\\fileserv3.hh.nku.edu\username$"
      • When prompted for your username, enter "nku\username"

3. The network drive will show in a new window


Mac

To access your J: or K: drive while off campus, you must first connect to the VPN.


Map Network Drives

Once connected to the VPN, you need to map your network drive.

1. From your desktop, click "Go" from the toolbar at the top of your screen.  Select "Connect To Server".

2. Type in the server name and your username as described below. Then click "Connect".

     Faculty and Staff

  • To access Personal Drive: smb://fileserv3.hh.nku.edu/username$
    • Include "$" after your username
  • To Access Department Drives: smb://fileserv3.hh.nku.edu/Departments$
    • Remember to include "$" after "Departments"
  • To access Web Drive: smb://sappho.nku.edu/username
    • Do not include “$” after your username

     Students

  • To access your web directory: smb://studenthome.nku.edu/username
    • Do not include "$" after your username
  • To access your network drive: smb://fileserv2.hh.nku.edu/username$
    • Include "$" after your username

3. The network drive will show in a new window

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Article ID: 126434
Created
Mon 1/25/21 5:11 PM
Modified
Fri 8/20/21 1:37 PM

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