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Network Drive Path (Mac)

Uses and Prerequisites:

This process is for getting the full path to a network shared drive that is currently in use. This information is useful when requesting assistance with a network shared drive. These are the prerequisites for this process:

  • Be on a Mac computer
  • Have a network drive currently mapped
  • Have Notes (or any other program) open to paste information into


  1. Open the shared drive in Finder
  2. Navigate to the folder in question
  3. Right-cick on the white space in the folder
  4. Click on Get Info
  5. Copy the "Server:" and paste it into Notes

From there, this information can be given to the Service Desk, or who ever else needed the information to determine the full network shared path. 

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Contact the Service Desk at 541-737-8787

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