Connecting to Shared Network Resources Mac (Network Drives)
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: