Accessing research and staff file storage

Requirements

Procedure

Connecting from a Windows Computer

  • click Start and then My Computer
  • click Map network drive on the top menu
  • enter \\files.math.uwaterloo.ca\UWuserid in the Folder field, tick Reconnect at logon and Connect using different credentials, then click Finish
  • enter nexus\UWuserid in the User name field and your Nexus password in the Password field
  • click Ok. The drive should be mapped now.

Connecting from a Mac Computer

  • open Finder (or have the application active) and hit command (cmd) + K (or click Go > Connect to server from the top menu bar)
  • enter smb://files.math.uwaterloo.ca/UWuserid in the Server Address field and click Connect
  • tick the Registered user box, enter nexus\UWuserid┬áin the User name field and your Nexus password in the Password field
  • click Connect and your file space should open up automatically

Connecting from windows.math

  • click Start > My Computer. Your file space should be mapped here as your P drive.

Connecting from linux.math

  • your file space corresponds to your home directory on linux.math