Library and Information Technology

Faculty Network Storage

Install the VPN client on your computer and establish the VPN connection. You may upload and download documents to network storage in your own personal folder.

Windows Instructions

Windows 7

U: - \\elite.lakeforest.edu\facstaffhome$\yourusername

  1. Click start, Right-click on “Computer” and select “Map network drive”
  2. Select an available drive (such as “Z”)
  3. For the folder or address, type in \\elite.lakeforest.edu\facstaffhome$\yourusername
  4. Click on the link that says “different user name”
    or click “Connect using different credentials” and click Finish
  5. For “User name” enter lakeforest\yourusername
  6. Enter your password and click OK
  7. Click Finish

V: - \\elite.lakeforest.edu\facstaff$

  1. Click start, Right-click on “Computer” and select “Map network drive”
  2. Select an available drive (such as “Z”)
  3. For the folder or address, type in \\elite.lakeforest.edu\facstaff$
  4. Click on the link that says “different user name”
    or click “Connect using different credentials” and click Finish
  5. For “User name” enter lakeforest\yourusername
  6. Enter your password and click OK
  7. Click Finish

Windows 8.1

U: - \\elite.lakeforest.edu\facstaffhome$\yourusername

  1. Open File Explorer.
  2. Click Computer, then Map network drive.
  3. Select an available drive (such as “Z”)
  4. For the folder or address, type in \\elite.lakeforest.edu\facstaffhome$\yourusername
  5. Click on the link that says “different user name”
    or click “Connect using different credentials” and click Finish
  6. For “User name” enter lakeforest\yourusername
  7. Enter your password and click OK
  8. Click Finish

         V: - \\elite.lakeforest.edu\facstaff$

  1. Open File Explorer.
  2. Click Computer, then Map network drive.
  3. Select an available drive (such as “Z”)
  4. For the folder or address, type in \\elite.lakeforest.edu\facstaff$
  5. Click on the link that says “different user name”
    or click “Connect using different credentials” and click Finish
  6. For “User name” enter lakeforest\yourusername
  7. Enter your password and click OK
  8. Click Finish

 

Mac Instructions

U: - smb://elite.lakeforest.edu/facstaffhome$/yourusername

  1. Go to the Dock and click on Finder.
  2. Click Go and select Connect to Server.
  3. For Server Address, type the following:
    smb://elite.lakeforest.edu/facstaffhome$/yourusername
    and then click Connect to Server.
  4. For Username enter lakeforest\yourusername
  5. Enter your password and click Connect.

V: - smb://elite.lakeforest.edu/facstaff$

  1. Go to the Dock and click on Finder.
  2. Click Go and select Connect to Server.
  3. For Server Address, type the following:
    smb://elite.lakeforest.edu/facstaff$/
    and then click Connect to Server.
  4. For Username enter lakeforest\yourusername
  5. Enter your password and click Connect.