Click on the Go menu and select “Connect to Server,” (or press Command+K).
The “Connect to Server” window will open. Type the location (example: smb://winfscommon/common) in the “Server Address” area. Click “Connect.”
Note: You can add regularly visited file share locations as a favorite by clicking the “add” (+) button to the right of the “Server Address” area. The location will then save under “Favorite Servers.”
You will see the “Connecting to Server” window open.
Once you’re connected, your Network Drive will be found in the “Finder” window under “Shared.”
To have your Network Drive connect automatically connect when you login, go to “System Preferences.” (Note: You must have already mapped to your Network Drive before doing this.)
Click on “Users & Groups” under “System.”
In the “Users & Groups” window, click on “Login Items” right above “Change Password.”
Click on the “add” (+) button.
Select your drives from the list and click “add.”
They will now appear in the automatic login list.