Connecting to M: drive over VPN

Windows XP

  1. Establish a VPN connection to Michigan Tech (Instructions, if needed, are here).
  2. Open up my computer and go to Tools -> Map Network Drive.
  3. Enter \\multidrive.iso.mtu.edu\multidrive for the server path, choose a letter to map it, and click Finish.
  4. A Windows login box will pop up and you will need to login with username MTU\<your username> and password <your ISO password>.
  5. You are now connected to your M: drive.

Windows Vista/7

  1. Establish a VPN connection to Michigan Tech (Instructions, if needed, are here).
  2. Open up "Computer" from the Start Menu and click on Map Network Drive.
  3. Enter \\multidrive.iso.mtu.edu\multidrive for the server path, choose a letter to map it, and click Finish.
  4. A Windows login box will pop up and you will need to login with username MTU\<your username> and password <your ISO password>.
  5. You are now connected to your M: drive.

Mac

  1. Establish a VPN connection to Michigan Tech (Instructions, if needed, are here).
  2. Open a web browser and navigate to http://idm.mtu.edu; log in if necessary.
  3. Click on the myMount link at left.
  4. Enter your username in the Show user(s) box, click show, then click the link Show Instructions for Mac OS X.
  5. Follow the instructions shown on the resulting page (switch to Finder, Go menu > Connect to server, enter server address as shown on instructions page, connect, enter user credentials, and click OK).
  6. Your Home directory should open in a new finder window.
  7. If you open the Connect to Server window again, the last connection should be remembered under Server Address:. Clicking "+" will add the connection to Favorite Servers, eliminating the need to enter the drive path again.