Finder > Connect To Server window I have an IP address I connect to. Is there a way to make a nickname or alias for this server?
You can create aliases directly to network shares the normal way, by right-clicking the mounted share and choosing "Create Alias." If you want to create an alias/bookmark to the server so you can select which share to mount every time, do the following:
- Open Safari
- Bookmark any page to make a new bookmark
- Edit the bookmark to point to your server and service. For Windows sharing, the URL would start with smb:// followed by your IP address, ex smb://192.168.0.5
- Drag the bookmark out of the Safari bookmarks view onto your desktop
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