Maintaining an EdShare Directory for a Department

Department Share Information

Every individual (faculty, staff and students) is automatically granted an EdShare account for their personal use. In addition, each department of the university also has a shared space.

The Cost Center Manager of each department is responsible for maintaining the membership and access privileges for their department share. All administration of the department shares will be through the Faculy and Staff EdWeb .

EdShare Information for Faculty and Staff

EdShare is a network file and print server available to faculty, staff and students. EdShare is available from computers in offices and labs on campus and available through SFTP from residence halls and off campus. It is accessible from any Macintosh OS X or Windows computer. Use the same password you use for EdWeb and e-mail.

How to Map a Network Drive on Windows

For Residence Halls: 

To access Edshare from a residence hall you will need to map a network drive. To begin connect to the network with either a wired Ethernet connection or Wifi (not the SEU - Guest signal). 

Setup a Network Printer on a Mac

Mac OS X:

  1. You will need to know the IP Address of the printer you wish to connect to.  To do this you will have to go to Finder > Utilities > Terminal.

  2. In the terminal window, type: nslookup <space> (the name of the printer) and hit enter.  
    Example: nslookup humr1

  3. Make a note of the IP address 10.x.x.x.

  4. Go to Apple logo icon on the top menu bar and go to System Preferences.

Creating an EdShare Directory for a Class or Users from Multiple Departments

Creating a Share

  1. Faculty or staff need to login to Staff Information on the Web.
  2. Click on the link for EdShare Information.

  3. Click on the link for Maintain Shared Access.

  4. Click on the Add New Share button.

Add or Modify Membership in an EdShare Shared Directory

*Note: You can add or remove members of a share at any time. However, changes are not processed until 4:00 am.

Student EdShare Info

What is EdShare?

EdShare is the network file and print server available to faculty, staff and students. EdShare is available from all lab and classroom computers. It is also accessible from residence halls and off campus using FTP software. All students are granted an EdShare account when they are admitted to the university.

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