How to map network folders on Deptfiles or AdminFiles - Mac computer

Introduction

How to map a shortcut to department network folders (DeptFiles or AdminFiles) on a Mac

Instructions

  • Select Finder
  • Click Go. It's in the menu bar at the top of the screen.
  • Click Connect to Server. It's at the bottom of the menu that drops down when you click "Go".
    • For DeptFiles the server address is
      • smb://campus.stcloudstate.edu/huskynet/DeptFiles
    • For AdminFiles the server address is:
      • smb://campus.stcloudstate.edu/huskynet/adminfiles
    • You may choose to be more specific and select your department name at the end.
      • Example: smb://campus.stcloudstate.edu/huskynet/DeptFiles/ITS
  • Click Connect.
  • Remove your local account information and enter your StarID and password when prompted
  • To open the folder you are trying to access, click on the name of the server in a new Finder window.

 

Create a shortcut in the Dock (optional)

  • From the Connect to Server dialog box, copy the path to the network folder on the DeptFles or AdminFiles server.
  • Create a shortcut on the Dock to the folder. Example:  smb://campus.stcloudstate.edu/huskynet/DeptFiles/ITS

 

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Article ID: 130960
Created
Thu 3/25/21 9:08 AM
Modified
Tue 4/18/23 10:45 AM

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