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Connecting to a Network Drive on Mac OSX

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  • 10/14/2019 11:41 AM

This Quicknote will allow access to the Homedrive (H:) by a user on a Mac OSX computer. If you are off-campus, you must first connect to the VPN through Pulse Secure before attempting this Quicknote.

Intended Audience:

This Quicknote is for the benefit of the faculty, staff, and student members on campus who utilize a Mac OSX computer.

Requirements:

To follow this Quicknote you will need to have a current affiliation with the University and have access to your LAN account. You will also need to have an updated OS X version for your Mac.

Note: Tested and Compatible with OS X 10.12.6 Sierra.

Configure Homedrive access on your Mac:

  1. If you are off-campus you must connect to Pulse Secure as detailed in the following QuickNote: https://support.umflint.edu/its/article/using-vpn-resources-at-um-flint-2#section-four
  2. Click Finder on the dock.
    connecting_to_a_network_drive_on_mac_osx-1.png
  3. Click Go on the menu bar.
    connecting_to_a_network_drive_on_mac_osx-2.png
  4. Click Connect to Server in the Go menu.
    connecting_to_a_network_drive_on_mac_osx-3.png
  5. In the Server Address field, type the following:
  6. Click Connect on the Connect to Server window.
    connecting_to_a_network_drive_on_mac_osx-4_0.png
  7. When prompted, enter your uniqname and current password.
  8. Click Connect.
    connecting_to_a_network_drive_on_mac_osx-5_0.png
  9. Your Homedrive will now be listed in the Finder sidebar under Homedrive/home.

Additional information:

For directions on using the VPN and Pulse Secure, please refer to the following Quicknote: https://support.umflint.edu/its/article/using-vpn-resources-at-um-flint-2

Troubleshooting

If you have any questions or experience any issues with this Quicknote, please visit or contact the ITS Helpdesk for assistance.

Location: 206 Murchie Science Building
Phone: (810)-762-3123 (option 1)
Email: flint.its.support@umich.edu

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