Connecting to Unix from a Windows Vista client

To connect to your Unix filestore using a Windows Vista client,do the following:

  • Click the Start button (bottom left), right-click Network, then select Map Network Drive...

  • In the Map Network Drive window that appears, select a drive letter from the Drive: pull-down and enter \\isssmb1\<your username> in the Folder field, then press Finish. (In this example we are using the fictitious account, 'nuser' and the X: drive) :

  • If you wish the network drive to be automatically mapped each time you log in, then check the Reconnect at logon setting (as in this example)

And that's it! After a while, your Unix files will be available to you in a separate drive letter in Windows Explorer.

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