Instructions for connecting to files.msi.ucsb.edu using MSI login credentials:
To map the network drive on a Mac:
From the finder, type command+K or use 'connect to server' under the Go menu
in the field type: smb://files.msi.ucsb.edu
You should be able to connect to a named file-share after entering in your MSI credentials.
To map the network drive from Windows:
Open File Explorer from the taskbar or the Start menu, or press the Windows logo key + E.
Select This PC from the left pane. Then, on the Computer tab, select Map network drive
In the Drive list, select any available l drive letter
In the Folder box, type \\files.msi.ucsb.edu\sharename (where share name is the name of your lab's folder)
To connect every time you log on to your PC, select the Reconnect at sign-in check box, then click finish