Difference between revisions of "Mac OS X: Connecting to your home directory"

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==Employees==
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# In Finder: '''Go''' -> '''Connect to Server''', or use the key combination '''cmd + k'''.<br/>[[image:KobleTilTjener Lion.png|500px]]<br/><br/>
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# Type in '''smb://uib;username@''' and the path to your home folder. It should be on the form '''servername.uib.no/foldername/username'''. Click '''Connect'''. ''NB! There should be no spaces.''<br/>[[image:Windows ansatt.png|600px]]<br/><br/>
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# Make sure the domain (uib for employees) and username is entered, '''type in your password''' and click '''Connect'''.<br/>[[image:Brukergodkjenning ansatt.png|500px]]<br/><br/>
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# Your home folder will be listed as a network drive in Finder.<br/>[[image:Tilkoblet.png|600px]]
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'''NB! For step 2 and 3 please remember:<br/>
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The word username must be replaced with your own username.<br/>
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The word servername must be replaced with the name of the server  that contains yout home folder.<br/>
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The word foldername must be replaced with the name of the folder on the given server where your home folder can be found. '''Some home folders are placed directly on the server'''<br/>
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'''Here is an example:'''<br/>
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smb://uib;st11446@skuld.uib.no/home/st11446
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The username is ''st11446''.<br/>
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The servername is ''Skuld''.<br/>
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The foldername is ''home''.<br/>
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'''Here is an other example:'''<br/>
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smb://uib;st11446@ustaoset.uib.no/st11446
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The username is  ''st11446''.<br/>
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The servername is ''Ustaoset''.<br/>
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There is no foldername to be entered.<br/>
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==Students==
 
==Students==
  
# In Finder: Go -> Connect to Server... (cmd + k)<br/>[[image:ConnectToServer.png|500px]]<br/><br/>
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# In Finder: '''Go''' -> '''Connect to Server''', or use the key combination '''cmd + k'''.<br/>[[image:KobleTilTjener Lion.png|500px]]<br/><br/>
# Type:<br/>"smb://username@rasurt.uib.no" and click Connect<br/>[[image:StudentConnectToServer.png|500px]]<br/><br/>
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# Type in '''smb://uib;username@''' and the path to your home folder. It should be on the form '''servername.uib.no/username'''. Click '''Connect'''. ''NB! There should be no spaces.''<br/>[[image:Windows ansatt.png|600px]]<br/><br/>
# Type your usename, password and click Connect<br/>[[image:StudentUsernamePassword.png|500px]]<br/><br/>
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# Make sure the domain (student for students) and username is entered, '''type in your password''' and click '''Connect'''.<br/>[[image:Brukergodkjenning ansatt.png|500px]]<br/><br/>
# Your home directory should then be listed as a network disk in Finder<br/>[[image:StudentHomeDirectory.png|500px]]
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# Your home folder will be listed as a network drive in Finder.<br/>[[image:Tilkoblet.png|600px]]
  
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'''NB! For step 2 and 3 please remember:<br/>
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The word username must be replaced with your own username.<br/>
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The word servername must be replaced with the name of the server  that contains yout home folder.<br/>
  
(Check your work computer, ask a student, or contact [https://bs.uib.no/?module=mini BRITA] if you are not sure about the path and name of your home directory. <br/>You can also visit a PC-Assistant at: [https://it.uib.no/en/PC-assistants PC-Assistant])<br/>
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'''Here is an example:'''<br/>
 
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smb://uib;st11446@ustaoset.uib.no/st11446
==Employees==
 
# In Finder: Go -> Connect to Server... (cmd + k)<br/>[[image:ConnectToServer.png|500px]]<br/><br/>
 
# Type:<br/>"smb://skuld.uib.no/home/username" and click Connect<br/>[[image:EmployeeServerAddress.png|500px]]<br/><br/>
 
# Type your usename, password and click Connect<br/>[[image:UsernamePassword.png|500px]]<br/><br/>
 
# Your home directory should then be listed as a network disk in Finder<br/>[[image:EmployeeHomeSpace.png|500px]]
 
  
(Check your work computer, ask a colleague, or contact [https://bs.uib.no/?module=mini BRITA] if you are not sure about the path and name of your home directory. You can also call BRITA on tel: 555 84700)
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The username is  ''st11446''.<br/>
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The servername is ''Ustaoset''.<br/>
  
 
[[Category:Student information]]
 
[[Category:Student information]]
 
[[Category:Macintosh]]
 
[[Category:Macintosh]]

Revision as of 18:04, 2 November 2012

To be able to connect to your UiB home directory as a network disk, you need a working UiB VPN.

Employees

  1. In Finder: Go -> Connect to Server, or use the key combination cmd + k.
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  2. Type in smb://uib;username@ and the path to your home folder. It should be on the form servername.uib.no/foldername/username. Click Connect. NB! There should be no spaces.
    600px

  3. Make sure the domain (uib for employees) and username is entered, type in your password and click Connect.
    500px

  4. Your home folder will be listed as a network drive in Finder.
    600px

NB! For step 2 and 3 please remember:
The word username must be replaced with your own username.
The word servername must be replaced with the name of the server that contains yout home folder.
The word foldername must be replaced with the name of the folder on the given server where your home folder can be found. Some home folders are placed directly on the server

Here is an example:
smb://uib;st11446@skuld.uib.no/home/st11446

The username is st11446.
The servername is Skuld.
The foldername is home.

Here is an other example:
smb://uib;st11446@ustaoset.uib.no/st11446

The username is st11446.
The servername is Ustaoset.
There is no foldername to be entered.


Students

  1. In Finder: Go -> Connect to Server, or use the key combination cmd + k.
    500px

  2. Type in smb://uib;username@ and the path to your home folder. It should be on the form servername.uib.no/username. Click Connect. NB! There should be no spaces.
    600px

  3. Make sure the domain (student for students) and username is entered, type in your password and click Connect.
    500px

  4. Your home folder will be listed as a network drive in Finder.
    600px

NB! For step 2 and 3 please remember:
The word username must be replaced with your own username.
The word servername must be replaced with the name of the server that contains yout home folder.

Here is an example:
smb://uib;st11446@ustaoset.uib.no/st11446

The username is st11446.
The servername is Ustaoset.