File Servers

Carnegie Mellon Cloud Storage

Carnegie Mellon University student, faculty and staff can sign up for online cloud storage with Box.com. For information on the features and on how to signup, see:
     http://www.cmu.edu/computing/accounts/afs-storage/storage/box/

Heinz File Servers

The Thunderbolt file server hosts several student file shares.

Student Share (U: Drive)

The Student share (U: drive) provides file storage for students personal files. Master students have 10GB in their personal folder.

Lobby Share (L: Drive)

The  Lobby share (L: drive) contains folders and files for courses and student project folders. When you log into the virtual lab, the Lobby share is mapped to the L: drive

How to Access the File Server - Windows 8

How to Access The File Server - Mac

How to Access The File Server - Windows 7

  1. If you are off campus, connect to the VPN.
  2. Click Start. In the Search field, type: Backslashheinz-bolt.heinz.cmu.local
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    Press the Enter key.
     
  3. The Windows Security window appears. Type:
    Username: heinz[your Heinz username]
    Password: [your Heinz password]
    Click the OK button.

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  4. A window will appear with a list of shares.

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    Students: Master students personal file storage. Master students have 10GB or storage space.
    Lobby: Contains academic and student project files.

 

How to Access The File Server - Windows 8

  1. If you are off campus, connect to the VPN.
  2. Go to your Start menu. Type: Backslashheinz-bolt.heinz.cmu.local

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    Press the Enter key.
     
  3. The Windows Security window appears. Type:
    Username: heinz[your Heinz username]
    Password: [your Heinz password]
    Click the OK button.

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  4. A window will appear with a list of shares.

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    Students: Master students personal file storage. Master students have 10GB or storage space.
    Lobby: Contains academic and student project files.

 

How to Access The File Server - Mac

  1. If you are off campus, connect to the VPN.
  2. Open Finder. On the menu bar, click Go then Connect to Server...

  3. The Connect to Server window will appear. In the Server Address field, type:
    smb://heinz-bolt.heinz.cmu.local

    Click the + button to add the server to your favorites list. Click the Connect button.
  4. The login window appears.
    Connect as: Registered User
    Name: [your Heinz username]
    Password: [your Heinz password]
    Click the Connect button.

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  5. The Volumes dialog box will appear with a list of shares.

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    Students: Master students personal file storage. Master students have 10GB of storage space.
    Lobby: Contains academic and student project files.

 

VPN

If you are not on the campus network, you will need to connect to the VPN before you can access some computing resources like the Heinz-bolt file server. Download and install the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client from the main campus computing website: http://www.cmu.edu/computing/network/vpn/