Accessing a Specific Shared Drive or Home Drive on a Mac

A VPN connection is required, if off-campus or off-domain.
Michigan Tech VPN - vpn.mtu.edu
You will need to enter the following for the username field: MTU\accountname
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  1. Select Finder > Go > Connect to Server....
  2. Type the following into Server Address:
    • For the complete list of shared drives:
      smb://mtu;username@multidrive.mtu.edu/multidrive/
    • For a specific shared drive: 
      smb://mtu;username@multidrive.mtu.edu/multidrive/nameofyourshare
      • Example: "smb://multidrive.mtu.edu/multidrive/umc_photo"
    • Home Drive:
      smb://mtu;username@homes.mtu.edu/home
  3. Select the + button to save your entry.
  4. Select the Connect button.
  5. When prompted for your credentials, enter MTU\accountname in the username field
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Article ID: 53478
Created
Tue 5/8/18 12:58 PM
Modified
Mon 11/30/20 12:21 PM

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