Connecting to A&S server folders from your Windows computer

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Intended audience: 
All users
Authenticated users (logged in)
Steps: 
1. If you are on campus, make sure you are connected to the campus internet. If you are working from home, log in to VPN.
If you have never used VPN before, the instructions for setting up a VPN connection are here: http://www.as.uky.edu/tutorials/downloading-installing-and-using-campus-...
2. Click on the search icon and start typing in This PC
3. Click on the best match as shown.
4. Go to the computer tab.
5. Click on Map Network Drive.
6. Let the computer automatically choose an available drive letter.
7. For Folder, type in the server address if we have provided it or if you already know it.

If you want to connect to your A&S user folder, the address that you use will depend on the department that you belong to. In the paths below, please replace linkblue ID with your personal linkblue and replacing dept. name with your department as it appears in the list.
\\as-phoenix1.ad.uky.edu\dept name\linkblue ID
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  • \\ad.uky.edu\AS\dept name\linkblue ID for office computer connections
    \\asfile.ad.uky.edu\dept name\linkblue ID when connecting from home
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  • 8. Click Finish
    9. Type in ad\ followed by your linkblue (email) username and password. Click OK.
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