Accessing Tamba (Other) File Servers

Tamba is available for faculty and staff for departmental file sharing. You may use these instructions for accessing other servers by replacing the word "tamba" below with the server name you wish to connect (zep, tcdata, tbos).

Note: If you are attempting to connect to Tamba or these other servers from off campus, you will need to make a VPN connection first.

Windows 8

  1. From Desktop mode (if in Metro mode, click on the Desktop tile), and open the Charms bar (click on the upper
    right corner of the screen). Click on the Search icon.
  2. In the Search box, type \\tamba.cmpcntr.tc.trincoll.edu or \\157.252.15.70
  3. Double click on the folder you would like to access. When prompted, enter your credentials:
  • User name: cmpcntr\username
  • Password: your Trinity password

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Click on Windows logo
  2. In the Search box, type \\tamba.cmpcntr.tc.trincoll.edu or \\157.252.15.70
  3. Double click on the folder you would like to access. When prompted, enter your credentials:
  • User name: cmpcntr\username
  • Password: your Trinity password

 Mac OS X

  1. From the Finder, select the Go menu at the top of the screen.
  2. Select Connect to Server...
  3. In the Server Address field, type smb://tamba.cmpcntr.tc.trincoll.edu
  4. Enter your credentials:
  • User name: cmpcntr\username
  • Password: your Trinity password

Select the volume you would like to access. It will appear on the Mac desktop.