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I have a similar situation, and for me it simply works if I drag the network folder in finder with Cmd + Alt held down to create an alias. If the network share is not mounted, it will automatically mount when the link is accessed either by Finder or with most native GUI applications (e.g., my iTunes folder is linked this way and starting iTunes will mount ...
Consider setting up an autofs mount point to your remote share. autofs will then mount and unmount the shared drive as required. If you are comfortable with the command time, this autofs set up script can be tweaked to make the required configuration file changes.
The two places that come immediately to mind are the favorites section of Go to Server... so you might clear that out. Secondly, look in the Login Items pane of Users & Groups preference pane. Also, if more than one user logs in to the Mac, be sure to eject the share before fast user switching (or logging out all users but one) to prevent their mount ...
The way to do it is to add the shared volume(s), not the machine to the "Favorites" section of the Finder sidebar. Connect to the server using the Finder menu item and mount all the volumes the user requires. Go to the machines Finder folder and you will see icons for all the mounted volumes. Drag them one by one into "Favorites". As an added bonus you will ...
I usually just do shortcuts- either on the desktop or in the dock (a little more dynamic)
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