Mapping Home/Group Directory - Mac

*** Important ***

If you are using the UCInet Mobile Access (UCI wireless) or connecting from off-campus (including on-campus housing),

please make sure that you are connected via the UCI VPN first.

 

 


Quick Instructions

  1. From the Finder, click Go, then select Connect to Server.
  2. In the Server Address, enter one of the following and click Connect.
    • Home directory: smb://cybertron.ics.uci.edu/your_username
      • If you are running Mavericks, please enter: smb://samba.ics.uci.edu/your_username
    • Group directory: smb://samba.ics.uci.edu/group_acct_name
  3. For Name, enter uci-ics\yourusername then enter your ICS password and click Connect.
  4. Your account is now mapped.
  5. If you would like to save the mapped drive as a shortcut, drag the newly mapped drive over to DEVICES on the left.
  6. When you map the drive next time, it will automatically show up under DEVICES.

 


Instructions with pictures

  1. From the Finder, click on Go, then select Connect to Server.

    Connect to server

  2. In the Server Address, enter one of the following and click Connect.
    • Home directory: smb://cybertron.ics.uci.edu/your_username
      • If you are running Mavericks, please enter: smb://samba.ics.uci.edu/your_username
    • Group directory: smb://samba.ics.uci.edu/group_acct_name
  3. For Name, enter uci-ics\yourusername then enter your ICS password and click Connect.

    Enter username and password

  4. Your account is now mapped.

    mapped

  5. If you would like to save to save the mapped drive as a shortcut, drag the drive over to DEVICES on the left.

    short cut

  6. When you map the drive next time, it will automatically show up under DEVICES

    short cut

     


Common Errors

  • If you are on the UCI Mobile Access or are connecting from off-campus locations, please make sure that you are connected to the UCI VPN before trying to map the network drive.
  • Please make sure that your entering in your ICS password and NOT your UCInetID password.
  • If you get an error about the path not found, please try replacing the server name with its corresponding IP address:
    • samba.ics.uci.edu - 128.195.1.10
    • cybertron.ics.uci.edu - 128.195.1.11