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Create a Network Connection in Windows


  • These instructions exclusively refer to AD accounts.
  • In order to access networks from outside the university network you need a VPN connection.

Create a network connection with a graphical user interface

  • Start Windows Explorer.
  • Right-click “This PC”.
  • Select “Map network drive...”:

  • In the field “Username” type in\<username>. Your username is the same one you use to log into your workstation computer.
  • Type in your AD account’s password.

  • If everything went well, your network directory will be displayed as a new drive letter. 

Create a network connection with the Command Promptnet

use H: <DFS-Pfad> * /\<username>