Connecting to scrippsadmin

Connecting to the scrippsadmin file server
 
Mac:

 

  1. In the Finder, navigate to the Go menu and select Connect to Server
  2. In the Connect to Server window, type smb://scrippsadmin.ucsd.edu
  3. Type in your AD username (no @ucsd.edu) and your AD password (usually same as email)                    
  4. Select your volume from the list and click OK (Software is an example here)
  5. Find your volume on the desktop, in this example, Software; click OK

 

Step for creating a shortcut to this shared folder 

  1. In the Finder, navigate to the Finder menu and choose Preferences selectpref.png
  2. In the Finder Preferences window, in General tab, under Show these items on the desktop: ensure that Connected Servers is checked 
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  3. Close the Finder Preferences window
  4. Right-click on the volume (Software is an example here) on the desktop and choose Make Alias
  5. You now have an alias/shortcut to your volume (Software is an example here)(evidenced by the small arrow in the lower left of the alias) that will stay on your desktop. Double-click it to connect.  



 

 
 
 
 
Windows 7:
  1. Go to the Start Menu, and select Computer 
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  2. In the Windows Explorer window, type \\scrippsadmin.ucsd.edu\ and hit Enter
  3. Find your share in the window that opens (Software is an example here)
  4. Right-click on share and choose Create Shortcut (Software is an example here)        
  5. The shortcut to the share will appear on the desktop
  6. Double click on your share (Software is an example here)
  7. In the password field, enter your ad\username (no @ucsd.edu) and your AD password (the same as your email)
  8. Your share will open and your shortcut is on the desktop

 

Windows 10:

  1. Go to the Start Menu, and select File Explorer
  2. In the File Explorer window, type \\scrippsadmin.ucsd.edu\ and hit Enter
  3. Find your share in the window that opens (Software is an example here)
  4. Right-click on share and choose Create Shortcut(Software is an example here)   
  5. If a pop up appears asking if you want Windows to place the shortcut on the desktop, click yes                
  6. The shortcut to the share will appear on the desktop
  7. Double click on your share (Software is an example here)
  8. In the password field, enter your ad\username (no @ucsd.edu) and your AD password (the same as your email)
  9. Your share will open and your shortcut is on the desktop
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