Brett Allred

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Mac OS X Connecting to a Windows Network Share

Windows file sharing (SMB)

To connect to a windows file share (SMB server):

  1. Open Finder, in the Go menu, select Connect to Server... . Alternatively, with the Finder active, press Command-k .
  2. In the Connect to Server window that opens, next to the “Address:” field, type smb:// , followed by the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) or IP address of the server, a forward slash, and then the name of the shared volume (e.g., smb://MyServerComputer/share_name).
  3. Click Connect.
  4. In the authentication window that appears, type your username and password for the server.  Click OK.