Use Different Credentials on MacOS
How to switch credentials, use a terminal window, or dismount a share on MacOS.
This article applies to: Shared File Services
To switch credentials to access your desired CIFS share, create an entry similar to the example below. Modify your entry as needed and replace
SomeRestrictedShare with the name of the share you wish to access.
In this example, the share is restricted to doc accounts. The entry, cit-pqs655-doc, shows that it is a doc account. It belongs to a Cornell Active Directory (AD) group that has valid CIFS ACLs to the files stored at
Use a Terminal Window
Use a Terminal window to see the connection mappings. The Terminal command df shows:
The desired mapping may fail if a previous mapping already exists for a different account, e.g., your NetID. To dismount you can enter the following Terminal command:
Diskutil unmount /volumes/SomeRestrictedShare