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Connecting to the Keck Facility Server On XP computers:

To make a shortcut to your KeckStorage folder appear under “My Network Places”

1) From the Start Menu, select “My Network Places”
2) On the left side of the “My Network Places” window, select “Add a network place”.
3) Click “Next”.
4) Make sure “Choose another network location” is highlighted, then click “Next”.
5) Under “Internet or network address:” type \\128.95.245.42\Users\***** where ***** is your Username and click “Next”. 6) If you are prompted, enter your username and password and click “Next”.
7) Change the name of the network place to: “ ***** on keckstorage” and click “Next”.
8) The next dialog box should say “You have successfully created this network place”. Click “Finish”.

On Winows VISTA Computers:

1) From the Start Menu, select “Computer”.
2) Right click anywhere in the background of the “Computer” window and select “Add a Network Location”.
3) Click “Next”.
4) Select  “Choose a custom network location” and click “Next”.
5) Under “Internet or network address:” type \\128.95.245.42\Users\***** where ***** is your Username and click “Next”. 6) If you are prompted, enter your username and password and click “Next”.
7) Change the name of the network place to: “ ***** on keckstorage” and click “Next”.
8) The next dialog box should say “Completing the Add Network Location Wizard”. Click “Finish”.


On Win2000 Computers:

To make a shortcut to your KeckStorage folder appear under “My Network Places”

1) Open Windows Explorer, either from the desktop or from the Start --> Programs --> Accessories menu.
2) On the left side of the window, click “My Network Places”.
3) On the right side of the window, double click “Add Network Place”.
4) Under “Internet or network address:” type \\128.95.245.42\Users\***** where ***** is your Username and click “Next”.
5)Change the name of the network place to: “ ***** on keckstorage” and click “Finish”.
6) If you are prompted, enter your username and password and click “OK”.

On Macintosh computers:

1)  With the Finder active, from the Go menu, select Connect to Server...
2) In the Server Address: field, enter the address smb://128.95.245.42/users/***** where ***** is your username, or select this address from the list of Favorite Servers: (see step 3).
3) To avoid reentering all of this information in the future, click on the + button next to the Server Address: field.
      This button adds a link in the Favorite Servers: field to your user folder on keckstorage. 
4) Click the Connect button. 
5) When prompted, enter your username and password as a registered user and click Connect. 
6) Your user folder on keckstorage should open in the Finder.

Use the same Username and password as you use for logging onto the Keck Center computers. If you don't know what it is, ask Greg

 

Contact Greg Martin at gvm@u.washington.edu for additional information. Suggestions and comments are always welcome!

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