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Janna Dougherty Jered Benoit

Christopher Newport University provides a network file storage system to allow you to store your CNU-related files in a location that is secure, accessible, and backed up.  This article will answer the most frequently asked questions about networked file storage.

Why use network file storage?

There are several reasons to use network file storage:

What can not be stored on the file storage?

CNU's networked file storage is reserved for files related to CNU business only.  The following items are not allowed on the network file storage:

How do I access the network file storage?

You must be either on-campus or connected to the campus network through CNU's VPN to access the network file storage.  How you get to it depends on the computer that you have.

Windows

The network file storage is automatically mapped to all CNU windows computers.  To access it, open Windows Explorer, and you'll see the F: drive.

Within that drive, you'll see your three network storage locations.

Mac

To access Files on a Mac, you'll first need to connect to the server.  Follow these instructions to do so.

Once you do, you'll see files.cnuadmin.cnu.edu on the left side of Finder.

Clicking on that will bring up your three network storage locations.

What is the difference between the three locations?

The three basic locations on the network file storage are distinguished by who can access them.



Author
Last Updated

  

Janna Dougherty Jered Benoit

Christopher Newport University provides a network file storage system to allow you to store your CNU-related files in a location that is secure, accessible, and backed up.  This article will answer the most frequently-asked questions about the networked file storage.

Why use network file storage?

There are several reasons to use the network file storage:

What can not be stored on the file storage?

CNU's networked file storage is reserved for files related to CNU business only.  The following items are not allowed on the network file storage:

How do I access the network file storage?

You must be either on campus or connected to the campus network through VPN to access the network file storage.  How you get to it depends on the computer that you have.

Windows

The network file storage is automatically mapped to all CNU windows computers.  To access it, open Windows Explorer, and you'll see the F: drive.

Within that drive, you'll see your three network storage locations.

Mac

To access Files on a Mac, you'll first need to connect to the server.  Follow these instructions to do so.

Once you do, you'll see files.cnuadmin.cnu.edu on the left side of Finder.

Clicking on that will bring up your three network storage locations.

What is the difference between the three locations?

The three basic locations on the network file storage are distinguished by who can access them.