Seagate Business NAS - Mapping a Share in Windows Using Windows Explorer/File Explorer

Seagate Business NAS - Mapping a Share in Windows Using Windows Explorer/File Explorer


Provides instructions for mapping a Seagate Business NAS share using Windows mapping.

Please follow this procedure to map a Seagate Business NAS share in Windows using Windows Explorer/File Explorer:

  1. Find the IP address of your Seagate Business NAS device.
    See Document ID: 005295 for instructions on finding the IP address.
  2. Open the Start menu.
    (Windows 8: Press the Windows key + D to arrive at the desktop.)
  3. Windows 8/7/Vista: Type \\(the IP address) in the Search programs and files field.
    Example: \\192.168.x.xx

    Windows XP: Select the Run command.
    In the Run window, type \\(the IP address) and press Enter.
    Example: \\192.168.x.xx

    The Network window opens.
  4. Right-click on the desired share and select Map network drive...


     
  5. Assign the drive letter to the selected share.
    If desired, you may check the Reconnect at logon box to automatically reconnect to the mapped share whenever the computer restarts.


     
  6. To access the mapped shares, open (My) Computer and double-click on the drive letter you assigned to the share you want to access.


     




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