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Connecting to the R-Drive (Ceph) from MacOS

Mac users can connect to the R-drive using the command line or with graphical OS utilities. To use the OS Utilities, follow the steps below:

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1
Action: 

Click on the desktop to switch to the ‘Finder’.

Screenshot: 
Finder application tiltle on Mac
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Action: 

Select ‘Connect to Server . . .’ from the ‘Go’ Menu.

Screenshot: 
Mac Finder 'Connect to Server' command selected
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Action: 

In the text box, type ‘smb://rdrive.cc.lehigh.edu’ and click ‘Connect’

Screenshot: 
mac connect server window ceph
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Action: 

In the resulting window, you should see your username listed. Click ‘OK’

Screenshot: 
Mac R-drive Window
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Action: 

A window displaying the contents of your R-drive will be displayed. If your Finder is configured to show it, the volume will appear on your desktop, labeled with your username. Note that if you have your H: drive mapped also, the icons are visually identical.

Screenshot: 
Mac R-drive Icon and H-drive icon

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