If you use Gnome as your window manager:

Step 1: When accessing data from an off campus location the first step is to start the VPN Client: How to Set up and Run VPN.

Step 2: In the toolbar menu, go to Places > Connect to Server

Gnome Connect to Server

Step 3: Enter the following connection information. Replace ‘YOUR_USERNAME‘ with your GatorLink username.

  • Service Type: Windows Share
  • Server
    • For Mathematics users: ls-math-file1.math.ufl.edu/YOUR_USERNAME
    • For Statistics users: ls-stat-file1.stat.ufl.edu/YOUR_USERNAME
    • For all other users: data.ssrb-fs01.osg.ufl.edu\ls-home1/HOME/YOUR_USERNAME_FIRST_LETTER/YOUR_USERNAME
  • User Name: YOUR_USERNAME
  • Domain Name: UFAD

Linux Connect to Server


Step 4:
Click Connect..

If you use command line mounting:

Step 1: When accessing data from an off campus location the first step is to start the VPN Client: How to Set up and Run VPN.

Step 2: Enter the following command (requires sudo access):

For Mathematics users:

sudo mount -t cifs //ls-math-file1.math.ufl.edu/YOUR_USERNAME -o username=YOUR_USERNAME,domain=ufad,sec=ntlmssp,uid=LOCAL_USERNAME MOUNT_POINT

For Statistics users:

sudo mount -t cifs //ls-stat-file1.stat.ufl.edu/YOUR_USERNAME -o username=YOUR_USERNAME,domain=ufad,sec=ntlmssp,uid=LOCAL_USERNAME MOUNT_POINT

For all other users:

sudo mount -t cifs //data.ssrb-fs01.osg.ufl.edu\ls-home1/HOME/USERNAME_FIRST_LETTER/YOUR_USERNAME -o username=YOUR_USERNAME,domain=ufad,sec=ntlmsspi,uid=LOCAL_USERNAME MOUNT_POINT

  • YOUR_USERNAME‘ is your GatorLink username.
  • LOCAL_USERNAME‘ is the name of a local user on your Linux system that has ownership of the files.
  • MOUNT_POINT‘ is the mounting point you have already created to mount this resource on your Linux system.
  • USERNAME_FIRST_LETTER is the first letter of your GatorLink username.