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Microsoft Windows Operating System

S: (Faculty Share) mapping

Use the following steps to map your S: drive:

  1. In Windows 7, Click on the Windows Icon and then click Computer; in Windows 10, Click on the Windows Icon, click File Explorer, and then click on This PC in then navigation window on the left.
  2. In Windows 7, on the menu bar, click on “Map network drive”; in Windows 10, on the menu bar, click on “Computer”, and then select “Map network drive” from the menu that appears.
  3. This window will pop up:
    Screen shot of the Map S Drive window
  4. Select S: for the “Drive:” letter. Note: if you have a fixed drive such as a DVD or a 2nd hard drive mapped to S:, simply choose another drive letter.
  5. Enter \\HLSFac.law.harvard.edu\Faculty\<FacultyUsername>_shared in the “Folder:” field Note: <FacultyUsername> is the username of the faculty member who owns the share.  Example:  \\HLSFac.law.harvard.edu\Faculty\jharvard_shared
  6. “Reconnect at logon” – Select this option if you want this drive to be mapped each time you boot your computer.
  7. Click “Connect using different credentials” to place a checkmark in the box
  8. Click Finish
  9. The following window will pop up:
    Screenshot of the S drive Windows Security window
    Enter HLS\<username> in the first box
    Note: <username> should be replaced with your Harvard Law School username (this is what you would use when you initially log on to your computer)
    Enter your password in the second box
    Note: This is the password you use when you initially log on to your computer
  10. Click OK. The mapped network drive will open.  Note:  Once mapped, you can also access the share if you double-click on the Computer icon on your desktop.

Mac OS X Operating System

S: (Faculty Shared Drive) mounting

Use the following steps to map to your S: drive:

  1. Open Finder (see icon below)

    Finder Icon

    Finder Icon

  2. On the Apple menu, click Go > Connect to server
  3. This window will pop up:
    Faculty Mac R drive mapping
  4. In the “Server Address:” field, enter the following information: cifs://HLSFac.law.harvard.edu/faculty/<FacultyUsername>_Shared
    Note: the <FacultyUsername> is the username of the faculty member who owns the share.  Example:  cifs://HLSFac.law.harvard.edu/faculty/jharvard_shared
  5. Click the + button to add this server address to the list of your favorite servers
  6. Click Connect
  7. Enter your username and password:
      Username: (this is the Harvard Law School domain username)
      Password: (this is the Harvard Law School domain password)
  8. The window for your Faculty Share Drive will open

Note: A mounted network drive will appear on the desktop