How to access ADNS File Shares on Mac?

ADNS is a file sharing resource, through which users can store their files on an Technology Solutions file server. This service provides users with highly redundant, highly available, fully backed-up, lifetime storage of personal or departmental files.

You need the following to access ADNS

  • your AD NetID :  ad\NetID
    for example ad\adabyron. Pay attention to the format of your NetID
  • Technology Solutions common password: [ aka: your email password ]

On Mac:

  1. From Finder's top menu select Go then Connect to Server.
  2. In the Server Address field enter smb://uic​<<Dept Name>>
  3. Click on Connect.

Connect to Server dialog

  1. Enter your UIC NetID (without
  2. Enter your Technology Solutions common password
  3. Click Connect.


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