Connecting to Unix filestore from MacOS

To connect to your Unix filestore using a MacOS client,do the following:

  • Using Finder, select Go, then Connect to Server...

Screenshot showing MacOS "Connect to Server" option.

  • In the Connect to Server window that appears, enter smb://unixsmb1.ncl.ac.uk/<your username> in the Server Address field, then press Connect. (In this example we are using the fictitious account, 'nloginid') :

Screenshot showing MacOS "Connect to Server" dialog box.

  • In the next pop-up window make sure Registered User is checked, and enter your username and password in the appropriate fields, then press Connect:

Screenshot showing MacOS authentication dialogue box.

After a few moments the connection will be made and your Unix files will be available to you in a separate window.

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