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Connecting to the CAE Lab File Server

For those users with Macintosh OS X computers that need to connect to the CAE Lab file server, follow these instructions to connect to your file server home directory.

MacOS X Users

OS X includes all the software required to connect to Windows file servers, so DAVE is not required.

In Finder, select the Go menu, then the Connect to Server menu item.


Enter the following address into the dialog box:
Address: smb://files.cae.tntech.edu/homes/


After clicking the Connect button, a dialog box will pop up asking for your CAE Lab username and password. Enter them and click the OK button.

After clicking the OK button, a network drive labeled HOMES should appear on your desktop and open itself in Finder:

Using this network drive, you can copy files between your Macintosh and your CAE Lab account.

When you're done, you may disconnect the network connection by dragging the HOMES disk icon to the trash can in the OS X Dock.


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