How to access ADNS File Shares on Windows?

ADNS is a file sharing resource through which users can store their files on an Technology Solutions file server. This service provides users with highly redundant, highly available, fully backed-up, lifetime storage of personal or departmental files.

To access ADNS you will need the following:

  • your AD NetID :  ad\NetID
    for example ad\adabyron. Pay attention to the format of your NetID
  • Technology Solutions common password: [ aka: your email password ]

On Windows:

  1. Open File Explorer, right-click the This PC icon and select Map Network Drive
    Map network drive option in Windows file explorer
  2. For Drive:, use any unused letter, and for Folder:, use:  \\\dept_name
    where "dept_name" is your department's folder name.
  3. Click Different user name and enter your AD credential: AD NetID and common password as described above.
  4. Click Finish to map your Network Drive.


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