Accessing H:space using Mac OS X

If you are off campus, please ensure that you have connected to the LSE VPN| server first.

You may like to try the Remote Desktop| as an alternative.

1.

Log on to a School computer

 2.

 Double click the My Computer icon.   

 3.

Make a note of your H: space server and H: space folder, e.g. student2 and folder F_users

4.

Connect your Mac laptop to a laptop plug-in point.

 5.

 Using your Internet browser, log on to the LSE network by opening the LSE website at  http://www.lse.ac.uk|.

6.

From the Go menu on your Mac desktop select  Connect to Server

7.

In the Server Address text box, enter smb://st??.lse.ac.uk/?_users/yourLSEusername  (where st?? is the H: space server you made a note of in School, ?_users is the H: space folder, and yourLSEusername is your LSE username.)

 

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Note: Click the + button next to the Server Address text box or Add to Favourites button to avoid having to type in your H space address every time you wish to access your H space.

 

 

8.

Click Connect.



9.

In the SMB/CIFS Filesystem Authentication box, enter LSE as your Workgroup/Domain.

 

 

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10.

In the Username text box type your LSE username.


Note: You should tick the Add to Keychain checkbox to avoid having to enter this information every time you log on to your H space.

 11.

 In the Password text box type your LSE password (your password is case sensitive), and click OK.



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Reviewed September 2012

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