Mapping the Q Drive and P Drive on the Mac OS X 10.7 +

Q Drive:

1.           Click on Finder > Preferences >check the “Connected Servers” checkbox

2.           Close the Finder Preferences window

3.           On your keyboard hold down the “command” key and then press the “k” key.

4.           In the “Server Address” bar type in: smb://uconn/efs.

               If that does not work you may have to type: smb://grove.ad.uconn.edu/efs

5.           Click “connect”

6.           At the credentials screen:

 

Connect as: Registered User

Name: Net ID

Password: Net ID Password

 

If you do not want to enter your Password every time you access the Q: drive be sure to check the box called “Remember this password in my keychain”

 

7.           The “efs” window will pop up, close it for now.

8.           A drive called “efs” will appear on your desktop

9.           Hold down the “control” key and then click on the “efs” drive

10.         Click on “Make Alias”

11.         An icon call “efs alias” will appear on your desktop

12.         Hold down the “control” key and click on the “efs alias”

13.         Click on “Get Info”

14.         Click on “Name & Extension”

15.         Change name from “efs alias” to “Q”

16.         Hold down the “control” key and click on the “efs” drive

17.         Click on Eject “efs”

18.         To access your Q: drive from here on simply click on the “Q” icon

P Drive:

1.           Click on Finder > Preferences >check the “Connected Servers” checkbox

2.           Close the Finder Preferences window

3.            Go to this website:  http://fileserver.uconn.edu/employees/

               Log in with your credentials.

               Copy your Home Path, ex. : smb://grove.ad.uconn.edu/home/volX/netid

             

               

4.           On your keyboard hold down the “command” key and then press the “k” key.

               In the “Server Address” bar type in: smb://grove.ad.uconn.edu/home/volX/netid

             

5.           Click “connect”

6.           At the credentials screen:

 

Connect as: Registered User

Name: Net ID

Password: Net ID Password

 

If you do not want to enter your Password every time you access the P: drive be sure to check the box called “Remember this password in my keychain”

 

7.           The “NetId window will pop up, close it for now.

8.           A drive called "NetID” will appear on your desktop

9.           Hold down the “control” key and then click on the “NetID” drive

10.         Click on “Make Alias”

11.         An icon call “NetId alias” will appear on your desktop

12.         Hold down the “control” key and click on the “NetID alias”

13.         Click on “Get Info”

14.         Click on “Name & Extension”

15.         Change name from “NetId alias” to “P”

16.         Hold down the “control” key and click on the “NetID" drive

17.         Click on Eject “NetId”

18.         To access your P: drive from here on simply click on the “P” icon