College of Law
Page tree

 

Table of Contents

Summary

Instructions on connecting via Macintosh remotely to AD resources

Problem

User needs to remotely connect to the G drive to access shared student files for a journal or student organization. 

Resolution

Setup the VPN for Mac

1. Download the Mac VPN client from ITS Downloads.Instructions for installing and setting up the VPN are found on the download page.

Mapping your Network Drive

Use the procedure below to connect remotely to your network Home Directory.  Please note this is for COLLEGE OF LAW STUDENTS ONLY

  1. Open Finder and select the "Go" menu, then choose *"Connect to Server...".


  2. In the "Server Address:" field, enter the following:
    smb://ad;<NetID>@law-filesrv-04.ad.syr.edu/students

    Replace <NetID> (replacing brackets, too) with your own NetID. Click the Connect button.

    Connect to Server window

     

  3. You will now be prompted to enter your username and password. Choose 'Registered User'.
  4. In the Name field, enter AD\netid, put in your password and click Connect.

    name and password window

  5. You should now be connected to the G drive. It will show up under the Shared section in Finder.

ITS Downloads

 

#top