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Online Storage - Map a drive via SMB (Mac OS X)
This documents explains how to mount campus storage on the Mac OS X operating system on campus only.
Mac OS X users can access a campus storage volumes by mounting the volume on the desktop. This is only available to anyone connected to the campus network.
To mount a volume:
1. From the Finder select the Go menu and then Connect to Server.
2. In the Connect to Server window click in the Server Address field and enter the name of the server that you wish to connect to. A list of servers is at the bottom of this document.
3. After you have entered the server address press the Connect button. This will prompt you to login using your UW-Platteville username and password.
4. The volume will be mounted and show up as an icon on your desktop and on the sidebar in finder.
To dismount a volume, drag the volume icon to the Trash icon in the Dock, or highlight the volume icon and press Command-E.
Current Storage Volume URLs for Mac:
Shared network storage: smb://shared1.uwplatt.edu/shared1/
Personal network storage: smb://user1.uwplatt.edu/user1
Shared Application storage: smb://app1.uwplatt.edu/app1/
Academic storage: smb://acad1.uwplatt.edu/acad1/
Media Tech Services media storage: smb://media1.uwplatt.edu/media1
Other Data storage: smb://data1.uwplatt.edu/data1
Current Storage Volume URLs for Windows:
Shared network storage: \\shared1.uwplatt.edu\shared1
Personal network storage: \\user1.uwplatt.edu\user1\firstinitial\username
Shared Application storage: \\app1.uwplatt.edu\app1
Academic storage: \\acad1.uwplatt.edu\acad1
Media Tech Services media storage: \\media1.uwplatt.edu\media1
Other Data storage: \\data1.uwplatt.edu\data1