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Homeserver

Accessing Homeserver

1. Open the 'Go' menu from the apple menu bar and select 'Connect to Server' at the bottom.

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2. In the dialog box that pops up, enter the following into the "Server Address:" field:

afp://homeserver.admin.reed.edu 

and hit the connect button.

3. Enter your username and admin password and hit connect.

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4. A dialog box should pop up asking you which volumes you want to mount. Select 'Departments' and hit OK.

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5. Done! You should be connected to Homeserver now.

Creating a Shorcut on the Desktop or Dock

To create a shortcut to Homeserver, follow these steps:

1. Make sure you are already connected to Homeserver (see instructions above)

2. There should be an icon on the Desktop named 'Homeserver'. If you don't see one, open Finder > Preferences and check to show 'Connected servers' on the desktop. 

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3. Right click on the desktop icon and select 'Make Alias'.

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4. This will create a shortcut to Homeserver named 'Departments alias' (you can rename it).

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4. You can then drag the shortcut to the dock!

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