Connecting to Shared Network Resources Mac (Network Drives)
How to connect to network drives remotely with Macintosh computers running OSX.
The computer has to be on one of the following networks:
- on the Law wireless network inside the law building
- on a wired network connection inside the law building
- on any other network with the DoIT provided VPN software connected and running. (See endnote 1)
How to connect:
- From the Finder, click on GO > Connect to Server.
- Select the address of the share you wish to connect to and click connect. (Listed below. Share / Drive / Shared drive are all synonyms.)
- The addresses listed below REQUIRE YOU TO EDIT THEM. Edit the red text before you paste it into "Connect to Server"
- Click the connect button. A window with username and password will appear with the username already filled in (ad\NetID)
- Enter your password and click Connect or Go.
***Syntax of the connect command: (You MUST edit the BOLDED red text in the command line)***
smb://ad;NETID@storage.law.wisc.edu/uwlaw-storage-gateway-otherdrive/share (See a list of shared drives below)
NETID= your NetID- you use it to access @wisc.edu secure web pages.
share= the share that you're trying to connect to below
IP= the last 2 digits of the IP address below
I Drive (Innocence Project): smb://ad;NETID@storage.law.wisc.edu/uwlaw-storage-gateway/otherdrive/remington center
J Drive (Economic Justice Institue): smb://ad;NETID@storage.law.wisc.edu/uwlaw-storage-gateway/otherdrive/eji
K Drive (Center for Patient Partnerships): smb://ad;NETID@storage.law.wisc.edu/uwlaw-storage-gateway/otherdrive/cpp
L Drive (Family Law): smb://ad;NETID@storage.law.wisc.edu/uwlaw-storage-gateway/otherdrive/remington center
M Drive (CAP): smb://ad;NETID@storage.law.wisc.edu/uwlaw-storage-gateway/otherdrive/remington center
N Drive (Alumni): smb://ad;NETID@storage.law.wisc.edu/uwlaw-storage-gateway/otherdrive/alumni
P Drive (Career Services): smb://ad;NETID@storage.law.wisc.edu/uwlaw-storage-gateway/otherdrive/ocpd
R Drive (Personal network space): now on OneDrive
T Drive (Immigration Clinic): smb://ad;NETID@storage.law.wisc.edu/uwlaw-storage-gateway/otherdrive/eji /<<do not copy> (IJC folders within)
T Drive Remington Center (New): smb://ad;NETID@storage.law.wisc.edu/uwlaw-storage-gateway/sdrive/remington center
W Drive (Photo Repository): smb://ad;NETID@storage.law.wisc.edu/uwlaw-storage-gateway/otherdrive/photos
Z Drive (Scan Directories): smb://ad;NETID@law-vulcan.ad.wisc.edu/scan
Troubleshooting and Known issues: