Setting your home page folder as a network drive (Mac)

Your home page folder is located on a separate network drive. Editing the home pages requires that the folder has been set up as a network drive on your computer.

If you want to do this on your home computer, you must first form a remote connection to the university network.

    Setting up your home page folder as a network drive on your computer 

    • Click on the computer's desktop or go to Finder, so you can get the correct view to the top menu.
    • Choose Connect to Server from the Go menu at the top.
    • Into the Server address field in the Connect to Server window, type: smb://  (e.g smb://
    • Save the address for later use by clicking the [+] button.
    • Click the Connect button.
    • A login window will open.
    • Make sure that the option As registered user has been selected.
    • Type your user name into the Name field
    • Type your password into the Password field.
    • Click the Connect button.
    • Your home page folder will be displayed under Shared in the Finder sidebar.


    • Disconnecting the network drive connection is done by clicking the remove disk icon next to the network drive.

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