Shared Drive Access

Below are instructions on how to map a network drive for both a Windows and MAC OS. There are several other was to do this as well. You must be connected to the CUNY ASRC network for NanoFab drive access. In time, we will have a method to access the files outside of the network.

The relevant address information is:

Network Address:

User Name: NFUser

Password: Hilda001

MAC OS X Instructions

  1. From the Finder, hit Command+K
  2. Enter the path to the network drive you want to map, ie: smb:// and click ‘Connect’
  3. Enter your login credentials: User Name: NFUser, Password: Hilda001 and click “OK”
  4. The drive is now mounted, but continue on to map for system reboot persistence
  5. Now enter into System Preferences, from the Apple menu
  6. Click on ‘Accounts’
  7. Click on “Login Items”
  8. Click on the + button to add another login item
  9. Locate the network drive you previously mounted and click “Add”
  10. Exit out of System Preferences

Windows OS Instructions

  1. Open a terminal window (Below are two ways to do this)
    • How to open terminal window (2nd way): Press “Win-R,” type “cmd” and press “Enter” to open a Command Prompt session using just your keyboard.
    • How to open terminal window (1st way): Click the “Start” button and type “cmd.” Right-click “Cmd,” select “Run as Administrator” and click “Yes” to open Command Prompt with elevated privileges.
  2. Type (or copy and paste) the following and press enter:

net use X: \\\NanoFab01 /user: NFUser Hilda001 /P:Yes