These instructions are for on-campus, JMU-owned (or personally-owned) computers which are not joined to the JMU Active Directory Domain environment

If your computer is in the Active Directory Domain environment, drive mapping will be an automatic process upon logging into your machine.

Off-campus computers connect and access files utilizing two-factor authentication through JMU’s SSL VPN service.

    Configuration Instructions  
  1. If you're using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search. If you're using a touch screen, swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search.

    step 1
  2. Type computer in the search box, click or tap Apps, and then click or tap Computer.

    step 2
  3. Click or tap Computer and then Map Network Drive and again Map Network Drive.

    step 3
  4. Another window will appear. Choose a drive letter. Y is shown here as an example. Then in the Folder field type: \\\it-file          

    Verify that Reconnect at sign-in is unchecked. Verify that Connect using different credentials is checked. Click Finish. 

    step 4

  5. You may see a log-on box asking for your credentials. Enter JMUAD\e-ID and your password.

    step 5
  6. The next screen now shows your mapped drive and folders. All folders will appear, but you will only be able to open the ones to which you have access rights.

    step 6
  • User or personal folders, grouped alphabetically (e.g. UserA-F, UserG-L, UserM-R or UserS-Z), are located at the bottom of the folder list.
  • Your user folder will continue to be identified by your e-ID and will be contained within the User group folder corresponding to the first letter of your e-ID (e.g. the user folder for e-ID fuddex will be found under the UserA-F folder).

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