Connect to Orca Research - Mac OS X

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Student and program file space on Orca

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Orca is an Evergreen File Server for curricular and student use. It is also the home for the Scratch folder, a temporary network file storage space.

On Campus Access to Orca

  1. On the Finder menu, select Go > Connect to Server.
  2. Type smb://orca in the field. Figure 1
  3. Click connect.
  4. From the menu, select folder on Orca (e.g. PROGRAMS or the first letter of your last name). Figure 2
  5. A network connection icon Blue mac network icon.png is mounted on the desktop.
  6. To disconnect, drag the image to the trash can on the taskbar.

Remote Access to files on Orca (WebDAV)

If you have Mac OS 10.4 or greater you should be able to easily connect from off campus as well. Evergreen uses the secure WebDAV protocol to access files remotely.

  1. On the Finder menu, select Go > Connect to Server.
  2. Type https://studentfiles.evergreen.edu/first_letter_of_login/your_login in the field. Note: you can also access this space from a web browser but you will not be able to write files back to the server only read.
  3. Click OK
  4. Log in with your Evergreen account.
  5. Select the folder you'd like to connect to (e.g. the first letter of your last name).
  6. Click OK
  7. Click OK
  8. A network connection icon Blue mac network icon.png is mounted on the desktop.
  9. To disconnect, drag the "globe" to the trash can on the taskbar.
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