SAIT Home/Groups file shares (O drive, P drive).

Overview 

How to connect to SAIT Home/Groups file shares (O drive and P drive). Access is restricted to campus and is delegated to Duck ID accounts only.

Off-campus users should be connected to the campus VPN.

Information

SAIT Windows desktops

SAIT-supported Windows desktop computers will automatically connect to the O and P drive.  Access is given to your account.   For assistance with access, please use this form: https://service.uoregon.edu/TDClient/Requests/ServiceDet?ID=19073

 

​SAIT Windows laptops and tablets

SAIT-supported Windows laptops and tablets will not automatically connect to the O drive. This is intentional, to improve start-up times.

If you are located on campus and connected to the campus wifi, you will be able to connect to the O and P drives without issue. Shortcuts can be created on the desktop to get to those drives.

Making an O / Home drive shortcut

  1. Right-click on the Desktop and Select New shortcut
  2. In the location box, paste in \\sa-storage1\home\<duckid>
  3. Click Next
  4. Give it the name O Drive then, click Finish

Making a P / Groups drive shortcut

  1. Right-click on the Desktop and Select New shortcut
  2. In the location box, paste in \\sa-storage1\groups
  3. Click Next
  4. Give it a name like P Drive then, click Finish

For assistance with desktop shortcut creation, please contact us using this form.

We recommend the use of Remote Desktop Services​ (SA-RDS) or users that are off-campus. Users can login to the server and have all their drives and programs setup already.

 

SAIT-supported Apple devices and Macs

Apple devices that are enrolled in Casper (Macbooks and iMacs) are automatically connected to sa-storage1 upon login via either a script or configuration profile. 

iPad users that wish to access share drives must connect through Remote Desktop Services (SA-RDS). This is not recommended as they will still be unable to get their files onto their iPad this way. We recommend that they put their required files onto their OneDrive through Office 365 and access it through their OneDrive app on the iPad. 

 

SAIT users on non-SAIT computers (home users or multiple departments)

We generally recommend the use of Remote Desktop Services​ (SA-RDS) for users that are off-campus. Users can log in to the server and have all their drives and programs set up already.

 

Non-SAIT users/computers connecting to P/Groups drive 

We have several departments that collaborate with non-SAIT users, on non-SAIT computers. Here are the general instructions for that.

For folks not supported by SAIT that aren't using one of our computers, they will need to follow some steps to connect.  

  1. You need to be on campus or connect to the campus VPN
  2. You need to connect to SA-STORAGE1

 

Windows Users

Click the Windows icon and in the search box, type in \\sa-storage1\GROUPS

Login name: Your Duck ID

Password: Your Duck ID password


Mac Users

From Finder, click Go, then Connect to server

In the Server Address bar, type in cifs://sa-storage1.uoregon.edu

Login name: Your Duck ID

Password: Your Duck ID password

 

If you have an error logging in, you should try your username in this format:

Login name: AD\Your Duck ID

Details

Article ID: 34870
Created
Tue 8/8/17 8:57 AM
Modified
Thu 11/19/20 11:05 AM

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