connect to windows share from a mac

Need to connect to a windows share from Mac OS X Leopard or Snow Leopard? Here’s how to..

1. Open Finder
2. Menu "Go" -> "Connect to Server"
3. Type in smb://[ip_of_windows_share]/[sharename]
4. Click "connect"
5. When prompted for authentication use '[username]' (no quotes, if this is part of a windows domain and you are using active directory authentication use [fully.qualified.domain.name]\[username])
6. Type in your password
7. Click connect

Leave a Reply

To create code blocks or other preformatted text, indent by four spaces:

    This will be displayed in a monospaced font. The first four 
    spaces will be stripped off, but all other whitespace
    will be preserved.
    
    Markdown is turned off in code blocks:
     [This is not a link](http://example.com)

To create not a block, but an inline code span, use backticks:

Here is some inline `code`.

For more help see http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/syntax

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>