Using DAVE to Access Network Drives

These instructions assume that you are using a Macintosh running OS 9 and have the DAVE software installed. If you do not have DAVE installed, you may request it by calling the Help Desk at x4544. If you are using OS X on your Mac, you do not need DAVE in order to access network drives. Instructions for connecting to network drives using OS X.

To connect to a network drive using DAVE:

Choose DAVE from the Apple menu.

After it launches, choose Log on from the Access menu. Enter your network username and password. This should be the same as your email username and password. If you do not know your network username and password, call the Help Desk at x4544, and they can look up the username and reset the password for you.

Once you are logged on, choose Mount Manually from the Access menu. In the box that appears, you will need to fill in some information. Use the information below to determine which information you need to enter. Change only the fields listed, leaving all other information as is. After filling in the required fields, click OK. The drive will be mounted on the desktop and can be used like any other drive.

To mount a w: drive (division-wide drive):

In the Server box, enter: hydrogen

In the Share box, enter:

To mount your personal y: drive:

In the Server box, enter: hydrogen

In the Share box, enter:

To mount U: drive (university-wide drive):

In the Server box, enter: hydrogen

In the Share box, enter: Student_files