Accessing the T-drive

Accessing the T-drive

If off campus, turn on the virtual private network (VPN) before connecting using the instructions here:



  • Open the Finder, and from the menu bar select Go > Connect to Server.
  • Enter smb:// as the “server address.
  • If you’d like to keep this URL stored as a “favorite”, click the + next to the address bar
  • Click “Connect”
  • Lab materials are in the lab-white-ernest folder.


Assuming you’re running Ubuntu. Install the cifs-utils package, create a folder called /media/T for a mount point, then run the mount command, replacing <your-ufid> with your ufid (the same one used for email). You will be prompted for your password.

sudo apt-get install cifs-utils
sudo mkdir /media/T
sudo mount -t cifs // /media/T/ -o username=<your-gatorlink>