How to Mount SwissDisk As a Mac Volume

Your SwissDisk as a Mac OS X Volume on Mac OS 10.4.X (Tiger)It is very easy to configure your Mac OS X filesystem to mount your SwissDisk as if it were another hard drive. This is by far the easiest and best method to use your encrypted online storage, as it will allow you to open and save files directly from your mounted SwissDisk.


One Easy Step


From the Finder, select the "Connect to Server..." command from within the "Go" menu.

Mac OS X 10.4.X Tiger - Connect to Server...

The following pictured window will appear. You will need to enter the following server address where "myusername" will be your SwissDisk username that you selected when you signed up for the service. It is also very important to use "HTTPS" at the beginning of the address.

  • Enter Server Address: https://disk.swissdisk.com/myusername
  • Click the "Connect" button.
Mac OS X 10.4.X Tiger - Connect To Server Window

You will now be required that you enter your SwissDisk username and password into the authentication dialog box pictured below. For convenience, we suggest that you check the box that allows your computer to remember the password.

  • Check the "Remember password..." box.
  • Click the "OK" button.
Mac OS X 10.4.X Tiger -  WebDAV Authentication Window

Afterward, your SwissDisk will appear on the desktop and Finder windows as another volume for you to use. You may use it to open, save, move, rename, copy and even edit files directly from your encrypted filesystem. Depending on your upload and download speed to the Internet, you may find it useful to work with your files and data from you computer's own hard drive and then copy it back to your SwissDisk.

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