Ben May CRI labshare Info

About CRI Labshare

The Center for Research Informatics (CRI) has created a HIPPA compliant labshare server to store lab research data with a mission to provide biomedical informatics resources and services to BSD faculty. To learn more about CRI, go to:

The CRI labshare server will replace the med-files (or hygieia) server and the Ben May IT will assist all lab members in utilizing the new storage service.

Instruction to connect to CRI Labshare

We have compiled access instructions for both Windows and Mac OS. Please follow the instructions below.



​Alternative IP Addresses: 

When "" doesn't work, please try using one of below IP address:



  • This page is for Ben May Department lab users only. Please email for all non-Ben May related IT questions.
  • If anyone can't access the shared drive, doesn’t have a BSD ID, or is unable to remember his/her credential, they should submit help request to
  • All labs data in med-files server has been migrated to new CRI labshare as of March 1st 2013. Ben May users will no longer have access to hygieia/med-file server (except PIs).
  • Please note that you need to use the UC VPN to access CRI lab share off-campus (go to:
  • (Optional) PI may request to limit or give access permission to all folders within his/her labshare.