Mapping a Lab Drive to the Russell Labs File Server - Mac

This document describes how to connect to the Russell Labs hub fileserver.


Entomology, Plant Pathology, and Forest & Wildlife faculty, students, and staff; Hub staff

Mapping a Lab Drive in the Russell Labs Domain

Are you OFF-campus 


Using a Wireless Connection? 

Do these steps first: 

A. Connect to the Internet. 

B. Launch the GlobalProtect VPN software,* then follow the rest of these instructions. 

* for instructions on getting and installing WiscVPN software, visit this webpage:

First Step

  • From the MacOS finder click Go on the top menu bar
  • Select Connect to Server
  • Enter smb://<your department>/labs/<your lab name>
  • Under <your department> it will be ento, ppath, fwe (no < > needed)
  • Under <your lab name> it's last name_lab (groves_lab, gevens_lab, kruger_lab)

Second Step

1) User name: enter:


2) Password box: enter your NetID password.

Keywordsmapping mac, network, lab drive   Doc ID113743
OwnerDavid S.GroupRussell Labs Computing
Created2021-09-17 12:37:57Updated2023-12-15 10:43:41
SitesRussell Labs Computing
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