Department of Engineering

IT Services

Mac Computing Help

Mac help

Mac Computing Help

Connecting to the Main fileserver

  • We provide storage space on the central systems (Teaching System) for you to store files you have generated. It is not meant for system backups, were you would backup Operating System files.
  • Map a Network Drive:  
    • From the Mac OS X Finder, hit Command+K to bring up the 'Connect to Server' window
    • In the 'Server Address' field type smb://fileserv/CRSid (CRSid is the start of your email)
    • With the mouse click 'Connect'
    • Another window will come up asking you for your user ID and password. Enter your CRSid (the start of your email) and your Teaching System password (also known as the Engineering Password). On entering these successfully a new window will start which will contain your teaching system area
  • Main fileserver: Structure, Resilience and backup strategy