SAMBA Service

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We've set up a whole new Samba service for you which is fully integrated into the LDAP service for authentication. If your account is old and you never have used SMB/CIFS service before, your account is missing the LDAP Attributes. If you have problems using this service, please contact us on trouble@th.physik.uni-frankfurt.de

Windows 7

  1. Open Computer by clicking the Start button and then clicking "Computer".
  2. Click "Map network drive".
Map network drive in Computer (Windows 7)
  1. In the "Drive" list, click a drive letter. You can choose any available letter.
  2. In the "Folder" box, type \\samba-itp\USERNAME while USERNAME stands for your own login name. To connect every time you log on to your computer, select the "Reconnect at logon" check box.
  3. Click "Finish". You will be ask to type in your login name and passwort for verification.
  4. Click "OK". Your computer is now connected, or mapped, to the network drive.

Windows 10

  1. Open File Explorer and on the left select "This PC".
  2. Click the "Map network drive" button in the ribbon menu at the top.
Map network drive in This PC (Windows 10)
  1. Then select "Map network drive." This is under the "Computer" tab, which should open automatically when you go to This PC, as above.
  2. In the "Drive" list, click a drive letter. You can choose any available letter.
  3. In the "Folder" box, type \\samba-itp\USERNAME while USERNAME stands for your own login name. To connect every time you log on to your computer, select the "Reconnect at sign-in" check box.
  4. Click "Finish". You will be ask to type in your login name and passwort for verification.
  5. Click "OK". Your computer is now connected, or mapped, to the network drive.

Connect to SAMBA printers

Connecting to printers work as above.

Windows 7

  1. Open "Devices and Printers" by clicking the Start button and then, on the Start menu, clicking "Devices and Printers".
  2. Click Add a printer.
  3. In the "Add Printer" wizard, click "Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer".
  4. Windows will search for available printers, but you want to click "The printer that I want isn't listed".
The printer that I want isn't listed
  1. Select "Select a shared printer by name" and type \\samba-itp\PRINTERNAME while PRINTERNAME stands for the name of the printer e.g. "psKyo2".
  2. If prompted, install the printer driver on your computer by clicking "Install driver".
  3. Complete the additional steps in the wizard, and then click "Finish".

Windows 10

Coming Soon!