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Connecting to Sambasrv - Windows
Follow these instructions to connect to sambasrv, the server that connects Windows machines to the networked campus printers and to RCS files and directories.
First, be sure you have supplied your RCS userID and password in the Windows login dialog box, displayed at Windows startup.
Installing the Plain Text Password Patch
You must install the plain text password patch and reboot your system to use Sambasrv to map a network drive or print to RCS network printers.
Connecting to the RCS Network through sambasrv
To map the drive "manually," right-click on the My
Computer icon on your PC's desktop and select the
Map Network Drive ... option from the menu
that appears. The Map Network Drive window will appear,
prompting you for the Drive and Path (or Folder) of the desired
disk resource. The Drive letter will default to the next
available drive, but you may select any available drive letter.
Then type in the desired network path as follows:
The system may prompt you to enter a password. If so, enter your RCS password and click on the OK button.
Last modified: February 25, 2009
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