Accessing UWDFS file server when not connected to Active Directory.

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NOTE: If you are off campus you must first log into VPN. We have a Knowledge Base article around this application available here  If you are on campus proceed to Step 1.

1. Launch your Windows Explorer and type in the following address in the address bar, then push Enter:

\\\shares\  (Link updated March 2023)


2. When asked to provide user name and password, please use the following

Login: UWINAD\<your_userid>

Password: <your_AD_password>

NOTE: Your entry must exist in Active Directory for this to work.

3. Upon successful authentication, a list of network shares on AD File Server will be displayed:


Article ID: 12600
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