GoFlex Home - Installing Without Dashboard

GoFlex Home - Installing Without Dashboard



Troubleshooting for if a mounted share is not appearing on MacOSX Desktop.

 

Here is the procedure:

  1. Connect the GoFlex Home to the router and power on the GoFlex Home.
  2. Open a browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Safari.
  3. For Windows, in the Address field, type in
    //goflex_home
    and press Enter.
    For MacOS, in the Address field, type in
    goflexhome
    Alternatively, you may type in
    goflexhome.local
  4. Press Enter.
    The License Agreement page opens.
  5. Read the End User License Agreement and click I Accept.

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    The Registration page opens.
  6. Type a name for the GoFlex Home in the GoFlex Home Name field.
    The Product Key will auto-populate.
    Click Next.

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    The Administrator Account Creation page opens.
  7. Enter a User Name and Password for your new account. This account will be able to administer your GoFlex Home as well as being a user account. Click Next.

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    The Summary LAN Connection page opens.
  8. The GoFlex Home IP Address can be noted from here. Click Next.

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    The Notifications page opens.
  9. Enter an email address.
    This sets the e-mail address(es) to be used for occasional system messages. The e-mail addresses entered in this field will receive a system message only if there is a problem with the drive, if the drive is full, or if your Seagate Share Pro subscription is expiring soon.

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    The Configuration Wizard - Finish page opens.
  10. Click Finish.

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    The Login to your GoFlex Home page opens.
  11. Enter the User Name and Password and click Sign In.

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    The Introducing Seagate Share Pro page will open.
  12. Read about Share Pro and select Buy Now or select No Thanks.
    Click Go To My GoFlex Home Now.

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    The Seagate Share page opens.
  13. You may now begin to use Seagate Share now.
    If additional GoFlex Home Users need to be added or other settings need be adjusted, click Preferences.

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    The Preferences page will open.
  14. Under Administration, the option to Add New User or Edit User is available if needed.

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If you encounter "Error 2035" or "Error 2036" during this process, please see Document ID: 218111.

If you would like to map drive letters manually to the GoFlex Home, please see Document ID: 217811 for instructions.
Here is an example view in Windows Explorer:
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To ensure that MacOS is properly configured for mounting networked drives on the Desktop, please see Document ID: 218711.





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