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Map Network Drives – CHIP Research Volume – Mac

NOTE: For these instructions to work you MUST be on one of the University wired networks or UCONN-SECURE wireless network. Other networks and UCONN-GUEST will require you to be connected to the VPN. See this page for instructions connecting to the VPN.

1. Open Finder > Preferences

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2. Ensure the “Connected Servers” checkbox is checked

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3. Close the Finder Preferences window

4. Open Finder > Go > Connect to Server

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5. In the “Server Address” field, type: “smb://grove.ad.uconn.edu/efs/InCHIP/Research”, click the “+” symbol to add the server address to the list of “Favorite Servers” and click the “Connect” button.

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6. When prompted for credentials:

6a. Ensure “Connect as:” is set to “Registered User

6b. Name: Enter your NetID

6c. Password: Enter your NetID password

6d. Ensure “Remember this password in my keychain” is checked if you do not want to be prompted for credentials every time you access the R: drive

6e. Click “Connect

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7. A drive named “Research” will appear on the desktop

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8. Hold down the control key and then click, or right-click, on the “Research” drive and click “Make Alias

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9. An icon named “Research alias” will appear on the desktop

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10. You can rename “Research alias” to “R” if preferred

11. The alias can now be used to access the R: drive