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2015 Fall Hours and Exceptions

Mac OSX 10.9 Mavericks

Apple released the latest version of OS X, Mavericks. JMU IT is currently working on our support plan for this new version and will be conducting testing over the next few months. At this time, we do not recommend upgrading to Mavericks unless there is a pressing business or academic need to do so.

Network File Storage:

  • Same as 10.6-10.8 Mapping URLs, except the cifs:// protocol must be used instead of smb://
  • cifs://it-data1.ad.jmu.edu/data1
  • cifs://it-data2.ad.jmu.edu/data2
  • cifs method is still being evaluated


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BootCamp, Parallels Support Statement

Boot Camp, VMFusion, Parallels, and dual-boot functionality are not supported.