Is it possible for a Mac to have a "persistant" connection to a shared drive ?
Posted on 2010-08-26
I have a user that just received a macbook. She has been working on a Windows 7 laptop for about 6 months. As with most companies we store most of our user data up on the network ( i.e. My Documents and other personal folders ). I know very little about Mac's. My user wants her Mac to have persistant mappings for her Mac just like she had with her Win 7 laptop. I reseached the web and discovered that a Command + K would allow me to connect to a server. However when she reboots the Network drive goes away and she has to do this function again. I asked around and someone mentioned that I should try an application called Dave Browser. I purchased the program and it works when the user is at the office. When she is out of town and using our SSL-VPN the Dave Browser either will not connect the macbook to the network shares or if it does connect it takes forever for her to access a folder/file.
Does anyone know of an application that works well to connect a mac to network shares ? that will also work with a VPN connection ( we use Sonicwall NSA240 for our routers ).