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Connecting to the R-Drive (Ceph) from Windows

If your Windows system doesn’t connect you automatically at login, and you are connected to the Lehigh network (either directly via Wi-Fi or cable, or remotely via VPN), you can connect to the R-drive manually following the procedure below:

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Action: 

Click ‘Start’, and type the following into the search box: ‘\\rdrive.cc.lehigh.edu\’.

Screenshot: 
windows start button, search field
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Action: 

If you're asked for a username and password, enter your Lehigh credentials. (Note, pre-pending 'ad\' to your username may be necessary if your system is not joined to Lehigh's Active Directory system).

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windows password dialog
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Action: 

In the resulting window, you should see a folder labeled with your username. Right-click on that folder, and select ‘Map Network Drive . . .’ from the contextual menu that appears.

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Map Network Drive command in contxtual menu
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Action: 

In the 'Map Network Drive' window, select 'R' from the 'Drive' pull-down, note that the 'Folder' box shows the share name (your username) appended to the server name (e.g. \\rdrive.cc.lehigh.edu\abc123), and check off 'Reconnect at logon' if you'd like that to happen, and click 'Finish'.

Screenshot: 
Windows Map-Network-Drive features
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Action: 

The contents of your R-drive should appear in a new window.

For additional help, please contact the LTS Help Desk at 610-758-4357 or helpdesk@lehigh.edu