Home Drive for Faculty and Staff - Bonsai

Available To: Faculty, Staff

ITS offers centralized home drives to individuals with NAU domain accounts including all faculty, staff and student employees with SW Accounts.

The purpose of the home drive is to give individuals a place to store their work files and documents where they are backed up daily for over a month and accessible from any computer with a internet connection that supports VPN 

To Use This Service, You Will Need

A computer running one of the following operating systems:

  • Windows 98, NT, 2000, XP, Vista or Windows 7
  • Apple computers running OS X
  • UNIX hosts that are running the SMB client

How to Request

Home Drives are automatically created based on your affiliation with NAU. If you have questions please contact the ITS Solution Center at 928/523-1511.

Related Services

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Documents and files backup options for Faculty & Staff.
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These are the services available to the NAU community to or share files and documents.
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ITS offers centralized home drives to students for file and document storage.
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NAU's VPN service allows users to securely connect to the Northern Arizona University network. 

Training & Documentation


This Learning Resource provides step-by-step instuctions for connecting to Home Drives For Faculty & Staff - Bonsai


A list of frequently asked questions about Home Drives


How to restore files and documents on Home Drives for Faculty & Staff, and how to restore files and documents on NAUShares.