Map Shares from a macOS computer

Use method 1 for University-managed Macs. Method 2 can be used on any Mac.

Please note that for these instructions to work you must either:
  1. Be physically on UWM campus connecting to the wired or wireless campus networks, or
  2. Be connected to the GlobalProtect VPN service

Method 1 - Applies to University Managed Macs

  1. Launch the Self Service app.
  2. Find the app called Mount Network Shares and click the Mount button.


Method 2 - Applies to any macOS computer

  1. Select Finder
  2. Select Go in the menu bar at the top of the screen and select Connect to Server...
  3. In the Server Address field, enter smb:// and click Connect
  4. Click the plus button "+" under the Favorite Servers: field to add the share as a favorite

Screenshot of mapping smb:// through Finder

Keywords:ufiles OSX Mac Apple map network drive share macOS shares S: mount shared network   Doc ID:53627
Owner:Help Desk K.Group:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created:2015-07-03 13:14 CDTUpdated:2023-06-05 13:44 CDT
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