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Connecting to a shared directory on the IIS Web Server


 

Windows Users:

The procedure below will only work if your ITD Web Services has already setup your website with a "SHARED" directory of your parent or root web.

Mapping a "Network Drive"

  • <Start><RUN>
  • Type in the space provided: <\\ncompass2>


     
  • <OK>
  • <Right mouse click> on your "shared" web folder and select <Map Network Drive>


     
  • Use the default <Drive> path or select another one by using the drop-down arrow.
    Your <Folder> path should be already filled out.
    Make sure <Reconnect on logon> has been checked.


     
  • <Finish>

Use the procedures below if the does not work for you…

  •  Select <Tools><Map Network Drive>
  • Use the default <Drive> path or select another one by using the drop-down arrow.



    Insert the correct path to your website in the <Folder> field.
    For example:  \\ncompass2\BNL  (see image below)

    Make sure <Reconnect on logon> has been checked.


     
  • <Finish>

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Making a Desktop Shortcut:

  • <Start><RUN>
  • Type in the space provided: <\\ncompass2>
     

  •  
  • <OK>
  • <Right mouse click> on your "shared" web folder and select <Create Shortcut>




     
  • You can also just Drag or <Copy> and <Paste Shortcut> the directory to your desktop or to some other place else.
    Shortcut Icon

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MAC Users:

The procedure below will only work if your ITD Web Services has already setup your website with a "SHARED" directory of your parent or root web.

  • Select <Finder>
  • Select <Go><Connect Server>
  • Insert the development server IP address into the Server Address field shown below.

    < smb//130.199.130.204 >
     
  • Press <Connect>
  • Insert your correct BNL/Light_Source/Rhic_902 domain password, press <OK>
  • Select your correct "SHARED" directory fro the pull-down. This will make an SMB Mount on your desktop

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Last Modified: February 1, 2008