How to Map Network Drives on a Mac

Before attempting to map a drive, ensure that you have the appropriate permissions granted (if required).

1.) Open Finder

2.) Click GO from the toolbar at the top of the screen

3.) Click Connect to Server

4.) In the server address field type the path to the drive you want to map

  • For Departmental Shared Drives:
    • smb://homedir.elon.edu/dept/departmental name
      • If the above doesn't work, try adding /share to the end of the path.
  • For Personal Network Storage:
    • smb://homedir.elon.edu/username

5.) Click Connect

6.) Type your Elon user name and password including the @elon.edu

  • If just your username does not work, try:
    • FS\username

7.) Click Connect

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Article ID: 76332
Created
Thu 4/18/19 9:27 AM
Modified
Mon 7/15/19 10:21 AM
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