Manually Connecting to your Home Directory (U: Drive) – Windows Command Line

MANUALLY COMMECTING TO YOUR HOME DIRECTORY - WINDOWS COMMAND LINE

 

Note:  Off campus users will need to connect to the Clemson VPN service before following instructions.

Note:  Command line instructions work the same across 7, 8.1, 10, and 11.  

  • Open a Command Prompt window by pressing the “Windows Key” + “R” to bring up the Run Command window then type in “cmd” then click the “OK” button.

           

  • At the Command Prompt, type the full command line:

net use u: \\home.clemson.edu\[USERNAME]

                  Where [USERNAME] is your university username.  Press the Enter key.

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  • Enter your username and password when prompted. If successful, you will be notified that the command completed successfully.
  • Verify in the Windows File Explorer that the drive mounted by clicking on “Windows File Explorer” button on the taskbar.

Click here for an article on mapping the U: drive.


For more information, email ITHELP@clemson.edu or call 864-656-3494.

 

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