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  1. Open File Explorer.


  2. On the left side of the File Explorer window click This PC (or My Computer if you have Windows 7).


  3. In the File Explorer window click Map network drive.


  4. In the Map Network Drive window choose the appropriate drive letter from the drop-down menu. In the Folder field, type the server address for the network drive you want to map.

  5. Your computer and department are managed with either the CLA or CLLA domain. Map the network drive based on the domain your computer is on. View this article to find out how to tell what domain your computer is managed with: Computer Domain-WindowsOS

    CLA Domain Server Addresses
    Network Drive Common NameServer AddressAccess
    H Drive\\clafs3.cla.tamu.edu\shares\home\netidOnly you have access to the H drive.
    S Drive\\clafs3.cla.tamu.edu\shares\DEPT

    Everyone in your department can see items in the S drive.

    There are some folders in the S drive that only select people can view. This varies by department; please ask your local LAIT professional if you are unsure about a folder's access or need a folder with restricted access.

    U Drive

    \\clafs3.cla.tamu.edu\shares\Universal

    Everyone in the College of Liberal Arts can seeitemsintheU drive.

    There are some folders in the U drive that only select people can view. Please ask your local LAIT professional if you are unsure about a folder's access or need a college-wide folder with restricted access.

    CLLA Domain Server Addresses

    College of Liberal Arts users are in the process of migrating from the CLLA to the CLA Domain.

    H Drive\\cllapiranha.clla.ad.tamu.edu\home\DEPT\netidOnly you have access to the H drive.
    S Drive\\cllaofsbku.clla.ad.tamu.edu\shares\DEPT

    Everyone in your department can see items in the S drive.

    There are some folders in the S drive that only select people can view. This varies by department; please ask your local LAIT professional if you are unsure about a folder's access or need a folder with restricted access.

    X Drive Scan Drive\\cllaofsbku.clla.ad.tamu.edu\scanning\DEPT\netidOnly you have access to the X Drive
    U Drive\\cllaofsbku.clla.ad.tamu.edu\shares\Universal

    Everyone in the College of Liberal Arts can see items in the U drive.

    There are some folders in the U drive that only select people can view. Please ask your local LAIT professional if you are unsure about a folder's access or need a college-wide folder with restricted access.


  6. Click Finish. The mapped network drive will pop-up in a new File Explorer window and can now be seen under Network locations in This PC.

    Note
    titleAdditional Authentication

    If you are connecting to a drive on a domain different from your computer, or if you are connecting from a non-university owned computer, you may need to complete additional steps below.

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