Connecting to the Multidrive on Linux Machines

A VPN connection is required, if off-campus or off-domain.
Michigan Tech VPN - vpn.mtu.edu

This example uses an on-campus Linux lab machine.

  1. Select Files 
    Files
  2. Select Other Locations.
  3. Enter smb://multidrive.mtu.edu/multidrive in the Connect to Server field.
  4. Select Connect.
    Connect to Server
  5. Select Registered User under Connect As.
  6. Enter the following information
    • Username: your Michigan Tech username (see example)
    • Domain: mtu
    • Password: your Michigan Tech password
  7. Select your preference for remembering your password.
    • Forget password immediately 
    • Remember password until you logout 
    • Remember forever
  8. Select Connect.
    Connect As
  9. After you have filled in the information hit the blue connect button and the following screen should be displayed automatically.  If this folder is not automatically pulled up it can be found on the left sidebar.
    Folder location
  10. All of your various folders connected to your M:\ (Multi-Drive) will be displayed here.  If you need to access your M:\ (Multi-Drive) from the terminal you can find the path for it by running the following path after you finish mounting your drive graphically.

     

    echo "/run/user/$(id -u $USER)/gvfs/smb-share:server=multidrive.mtu.edu,share=multidrive"

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Article ID: 67627
Created
Mon 11/26/18 8:57 AM
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Tue 10/20/20 11:45 AM