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 with the Pulse Secure software.

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://web1.ad.helsinki.fi/w1/username  (e.g smb://web1.ad.helsinki.fi/w1/rkeskiva).
  • 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

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

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