Shared Drive Access

Norfile Access

Norfile Access For PC

Getting connected on Windows 10

Step 1:

Click the 'Start' menu button which looks like 4 squares at the bottom left of the screen. 

Step 2:

Click inside the bar with the text 'Search the web and Windows' and type 'This PC'. 

Right click the option that appears called 'This PC'. 

A list of options should appear as shown the image to the right. Choose 'Map network drive'. 

Step 3:

A menu and text entry box like the one shown on the right will appear. 

Choose the letter 'I' from the drop down menu to the right of the heading 'Drive:'

Under the heading 'Folder' type: \\norfile.net.ou.edu\studentaffairs.

Take care to type the path exactly as written as any deviation will cause the connection to fail.

Hit 'Finish' in the bottom right of the screen and you should now be connected. 

Step 4:

Now return to the 'Start' menu and this time select 'File Explorer'. 

Now select the heading 'This PC' from the left hand pane.

Your shared network drive now appears under the heading 'Network locations'.

If you wish to have a quick access icon on your desktop simply click and drag the icon of the drive to your desktop and this will create a shortcut.

Getting connected on MAC OS X High Sierra

Getting connected with Mac

Step 1: 

Hit 'CMD' + 'K' on your home screen or on the home screen click 'Go' on the top menu bar and select 'Connect to Server' at the bottom of the screen

Step 2: 

In the window that appears type the following path under the Server Address: 

smb://norfile.net.ou.edu/studentaffairs

Please note the path must be typed exactly as shown above. Failure to do so will cause the connection to fail. 

After the path has been typed correctly hit the '+' symbol to save the connection under 'Favorite Servers'

Now hit 'Connect' in the bottom right and your connection will be established. 

Step 3: 

You will now be prompted for your login credentials.

Under the heading 'Name' type:

sooner\OUNETID

Under the heading 'Password' type:

Your OU password.

Now checkmark the box next to 'Remember this password in my keychain' and hit connect.

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