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Accessing the Network Directories
All of our employees have received a personal folder on a centrally located file server and a departmental and organization folder where you can store and edit documents to be shared with others. These folders reside in the computer center and are maintained and backed up to tape on a daily basis. You should use these directories to store any information of great importance.
Your personal folder:
Your departmental folders
- Your personal folder is named the same as your account name
- I.e.; john_doe
- You will find your personal folder located in the “My Computer” icon on your desktop. It will look like a little disk drive with a name similar to John_doe on ‘fs-c108-02/staff’ N:
- It will be referred to in pull down menus and other applications as N: Just as your floppy drive is A: and your hard disk is C:
- Documents you place in your personal directory are not accessible by anyone other than you.
Some general information and how to change your password
- Your organization folder is named the same as the organizational unit you work for, not necessarily the common name of your department. For instance, you may work in software programming but your department directory is ITS (for information technology):
- You will find your organization folder located in the “My Computer” icon on your desktop. It will look like a little disk drive with a name similar to ITS on ‘fs-c108-02’ L:
- Your departmental folder is named the same as the department you work for:
- You will find your departmental folder located in the “My Computer” icon on your desktop. It will look like a little disk drive with a name similar to ITS on ‘fs-c108-02’ M:
- It will be referred to in pull down menus and other applications as M:
- Documents you place in your departmental directory are accessible only by you and others within your department.
- You can create additional folders within departmental and personal folders
- You must first login. If you are already logged on, jump to the next step.To login - Enter ctrl-alt-delete and then enter your username, password and the domain (the third line) as FITSUNY. Your first login will log you in with the password you were given.
- Now, enter ctrl-alt-delete, but this time choose “change password” from the six choices on the screen, the lower left selection box. The computer will now ask you to enter your old password, and then your new password and to confirm it.
- Hit ok, and wait for the computer to confirm your password change
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