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Auto-mount network drives (Mac)

Remember, your Mac must be connected to the Lehigh network when it starts, and your Lehigh account credentials must be saved for this connection to be made automatically.

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First, manually mount the desired drive(s) using the instructions at Access Personal Network Storage (H-drive) on macOS  or Access Departmental Network Storage (I-Drive) on macOS, making sure to specify Remember this password in the final connection step.

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From the Apple menu, select System Preferences.

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MacOS System Preferences pane
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Select Users and Groups (for some versions of the MacOS, this may be labeled Accounts). Select the Login Items tab.

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login items tab on users panel
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Click on the plus sign (+) to add a new login item.

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login items plus button
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Navigate to your desktop alias, select it, and click Add. The item should appear in the list.  Finally, close the System Preferences window, and select Restart from the Apple menu to test.

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select drive alias

For additional help, please contact the LTS Help Desk at 610-758-4357 or helpdesk@lehigh.edu