Mapping an SMDNAS Share
New Share or New User
If this is a new share, or you've just been added to an existing share, you will need to log out of your current session, and log back into your computer. If you have received an email indicating you now have permission to a share, save your information, log out and log back in.
Access problems with URMC resources can be caused by one of several issues. URMC Resources need to be accessed using URMC logins, on URMC managed computing resources, connected to a URMC network or through the URMC VPN.
Supported Computer Configuration
- The computer is URMC issued and supported.
- The URMC login being used is a valid and active.
- The computer is connected to URMC network (Wired or WiFi) or VPN (virtual private network) with proper URMC issued credentials.
- A personal computer
- A computer logged into the UR network
- A UR login authentication from UR,
- Using multiple logins from one computer
Accessing the Share
For Windows users, you can simply enter \\SMDNAS.urmc-sh.rochester.edu or \\SMDNAS02.urmc-sh.rochester.edu in your File Explorer address bar.
For Mac users, open a Finder window, and under 'Go -> Connect to Server', you can enter smb://smdnas.urmc-sh.rochester.edu or smb://smdnas02.urmc-sh.rochester.edu
For more detailed instructions, see below.
Windows 10 Instructions
Open File Explorer and Select This PC
Select Map Network Drive from the dropdown menu
In the Drive list, click a drive letter.
You can choose any available letter.
In the Folder box, type the path of the folder or computer, or click Browse to find the folder or computer.
To connect every time you log on to your computer, select the Reconnect at logon check box.
Your computer is now connected or mapped, to the network drive.
Open Finder, click Go and select Connect to Server window
Enter the network address to the network drive you want to map, For example smb://networkcomputer/networkshare and click Connect
Enter your login/password and click OK
Once the new window opens, Drag drive_name from the top of the box to Favorite sidebar
Drag drive_name from the top of the box to Dock
Right click (Tap track pad with two fingers) on the new folder created on dock. Then, select List and Folder
The drive will now appear on your Dock and in the Finder window sidebar