|NOTICE - For security reasons the CIFS protocol is blocked at our Internet border and is therefore only accessible on campus.
These instructions assume the command line interface and use the SHARED1 volume as an example. Enter your own UW-Platteville NetID in place of yourusername. Also, on most linux distributions, elevated privileges are required to use the mount command.
Mounting the volume
First, make a folder to mount the volume on your local system:
Then using the mount command with the cifs parameter...
mount -t cifs //shared1.nw.uwplatt.edu/shared1 /mnt/shared1
You will be prompted for your eDirectory password.
Once you have successfully authenticated, the volume will be available under /mnt/shared1.
Unmounting the volume
To unmount the volume, enter the command:
Common CIFS shares (in UNIX format):