Mac OS X Map a Network Drive

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The following tutorial was done on a machine running OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard). Other versions of OS X use most of the same procedures and actions to map a network drive.
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== Instructions ==
== Instructions ==
=== Step 1 - Open Map Dialogue ===
=== Step 1 - Open Map Dialogue ===
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*Select '''Finder'''
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*Select '''Finder''' by clicking on your desktop wallpaper
*Open the '''Go''' menu and select '''Connect to Server'''
*Open the '''Go''' menu and select '''Connect to Server'''
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[[Image:Drivemap mac step1.png]]
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{{Visual guide|img=Drivemap mac step1.png|}}
=== Step 2 - Enter the Drive Name ===
=== Step 2 - Enter the Drive Name ===
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*Type ''smb://storage01.stevens.edu/sharename'' into the '''Server Address''' field, where ''share'' is the drive on [[storage01]] that you are trying to connect to.
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*Type ''smb://storage01.stevens.edu/sharename'' into the '''Server Address''' field, where ''sharename'' is the drive on [[storage01]] that you are trying to connect to.
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**<font size="2.5em" color="#990000"><strong>NOTE</strong></font>: You '''MUST''' replace the word ''sharename'' with the share you're trying to map (eg. public, ms, your username).
**Clicking the '''+''' button will add the share to your favorite servers list for easy access in the future.
**Clicking the '''+''' button will add the share to your favorite servers list for easy access in the future.
*Click '''Connect''' to connect to [[storage01]]. The connection will then prompt you for your credentials.
*Click '''Connect''' to connect to [[storage01]]. The connection will then prompt you for your credentials.
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[[Image:Drivemap mac step2.png]]
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{{Visual guide|img=Drivemap mac step2.png|}}
=== Step 3 - Enter Campus Domain Account Information ===
=== Step 3 - Enter Campus Domain Account Information ===
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*Type ''CAMPUS'' into the '''Workgroup or Domain''' field.
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*If there is a '''Workgroup''' or '''Domain''' field, type ''CAMPUS''.
*Type your Stevens username into the '''Name''' field.
*Type your Stevens username into the '''Name''' field.
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*Type your [[Campus Domain Account]] Password into the '''Password''' field.
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*Type your [[Campus Domain Account| Stevens account]] Password into the '''Password''' field.
*After clicking '''OK''' you can access the mapped drive from your desktop, as seen below.
*After clicking '''OK''' you can access the mapped drive from your desktop, as seen below.
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{{Visual guide|img=Drivemap mac step3.png|}}
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*After clicking '''OK''' you can access the mapped drive from your desktop, as seen below.
*After clicking '''OK''' you can access the mapped drive from your desktop, as seen below.
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[[Image:Drivemap mac finished.png]]
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{{Visual guide|img=Drivemap mac finished.png|}}
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*After clicking '''OK''' you can also access the mapped drive using the '''Finder''' application, as seen below.  
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[[Image:Drivemap mac finished2.png]]
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*After clicking '''OK''' you can also access the mapped drive using the '''Finder''' application, as seen below.
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{{Visual guide|img=Drivemap mac finished2.png|}}
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Latest revision as of 13:20, 20 March 2014

Contents


Instructions

Step 1 - Open Map Dialogue

  • Select Finder by clicking on your desktop wallpaper
  • Open the Go menu and select Connect to Server

Step 2 - Enter the Drive Name

  • Type smb://storage01.stevens.edu/sharename into the Server Address field, where sharename is the drive on storage01 that you are trying to connect to.
    • NOTE: You MUST replace the word sharename with the share you're trying to map (eg. public, ms, your username).
    • Clicking the + button will add the share to your favorite servers list for easy access in the future.
  • Click Connect to connect to storage01. The connection will then prompt you for your credentials.

Step 3 - Enter Campus Domain Account Information

  • If there is a Workgroup or Domain field, type CAMPUS.
  • Type your Stevens username into the Name field.
  • Type your Stevens account Password into the Password field.
  • After clicking OK you can access the mapped drive from your desktop, as seen below.
  • After clicking OK you can access the mapped drive from your desktop, as seen below.
  • After clicking OK you can also access the mapped drive using the Finder application, as seen below.
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