File Server Connections

Authentication to the CHPBS File Server is based on either NetID credentials or UM domain credentials (UM\firstname.lastname).  In addition to home direcotries for each user in the College, the File Server also services group collaboration folders for units and groups within the College.

If you are unsure which sections of the CHPBS File Server you should have access to, contact your supervisor or the CHPBS IT Helpdesk for assistance.

See the sections below for connection information to the CHPBS File Server.

Windows

  • Server Name: files.health.umt.edu
  • Service Protocols Available: SMB, CIFS
  • Authentication Credentials:  NetID or UM Domain

Mapping a Drive

To map a drive from the CHPBS IT File Server so that it shows up as a letter on your computer, like the H: drive, follow the steps below.

Open a Windows Explorer window.

open windows explorer

Click the 'Map network drive', as shown in the image below.

click map network drive

Select an available drive letter.  The system will default to the last available letter in the alphabet, if not already in use.  

Type \\files.health.umt.edu/CHPBSData0 in the Folder text box and then click the 'Browse' button.  

Next, navigate to and select the folder on the CHPBS IT File Server that you want to map to your computer.  

browse for folder

Once you have selected a folder to map, you will be taken back to the Map Network Drive screen below. Click the 'Finish' button, as indicated, to map the folder as a network drive.

click finish to save

Macintosh

  • Server Name: files.health.umt.edu
  • Service Protocols Available: AFP, SMB, CIFS
  • Authentication Credentials:  NetID or UM Domain

Connecting to Server

From the Finder, navigate to the 'Go' menu and select 'Connect to Server...'

osx connect to server

In the Connect to Server dialog, type afp://files.health.umt.edu/CHPBSData0 in the Server Address text box.  To save this server connection for later, click the plus (+) button next to the Server Address text box.

osx connect to server address

Authenticate with your UM or NetID credentials, whichever is appropriate.  For UM credentials, specify the UM domain as part of your username.  For NetID credentials, specify the MISSOULA domain as part of your username.  For instance, UM\firstname.lastname or MISSOULA\ab12345e.

Macintosh AFP login 

Navigate to the folder or file that you want to access.

osx navigate to destination

Linux

  • Server Name: files.health.umt.edu
  • Service Protocols Available: SMB
  • Authentication Credentials:  NetID or UM Domain

Linux users should contact the CHPBS IT Helpdesk for assistance in connecting to the CHPBS IT File Server, as the instructions may vary depending on the Linux distribution.