Chapter . Access Shared Files

Now that you’ve had the chance to read about every conceivable way to share files, you can learn about the complementary action: accessing those shared files. Let’s walk through mounting volumes or browsing for files on each of the major operating system versions, starting with Tiger.

Access Shared Volumes with Tiger

To mount a server from the Finder, choose Go > Connect to Server (Command-K) to bring up the Connect to Server dialog. In Jaguar, you saw all local AppleShare and Samba volumes; starting with Panther and continuing with Tiger, to achieve a mount, you can:

  • Use the Favorites List: Select a server from the list.

  • Browse for an AppleShare or Samba volume: Click the Browse button, and see Mount via Network Browser ...

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