File shares are automatically mapped in Windows as the L: drive.
On Macs, file share shortcuts are placed in /Applications/Neuroscience File Server.
Continue reading this guide if you’re connecting from a personal computer.
- All computers connecting to Neuroscience file shares must have antivirus installed; including personal computers!
- For users with @gsu.edu email addresses (graduates being paid a stipend are considered staff) Cylance for Home is provided by GSU. For students without @gsu.edu email addresses there are many free antivirus suites such as Avast
- [OPTIONAL] If off-campus you first need to connect to the GSU virtual private network (VPN)
- Search Start Menu for “Run” and open the Run app
- Enter \\fs.ni.gsu.edu\yourShare substituting yourShare with your PI’s last name (for example: \\fs.ni.gsu.edu\Doe) and click OK
- When prompted to authenticate enter your username as GSUAD\yourCampusID and password (for example: GSUAD\jdoe)
DO NOT check “Remember my credentials” as Window’s poor management of saved credentials can have your personal computer incorrectly flagged as an attacker when your campus ID password changes
- Open Finder and in the top menu bar click Go then select Connect to Server
- Enter smb://fs.ni.gsu.edu/yourShare substituting yourShare with your PI’s last name (for example: smb://fs.ni.gsu.edu/Doe) and click Connect
- When prompted to authenticate enter your username as GSUAD\yourCampusID (for example: GSUAD\jdoe) and password