Tech Documentation

Connect to Windows or Mac OS

Last, but not least: You do not need Logo to work with your classroom storage! The Terrapin server can talk to most operating systems, making it possible to add the storage to your operating system as an external drive. This way, you can save all kinds of files there, and use your favorite editor to edit these files. You can even copy everything to your local disk so you have the results of your class available anytime.

The server address is on all operating systems the same:

Windows 10

In this example, we'll show you how to connect in Windows 10. For other operating systems, there are good explanations available on the Web. If you go to YouTube, for example, and search for “WebDAV Windows”, you'll see a lot of videos that explain the details.

Open a file explorer window and select “This PC”. Then click “Map network drive”.


In the next screen, enter the address of our server. Important: Check “Connect using different credentials” before you connect, or the connection attempt fails. You may also want to check “Reconnect at logon” if you want to have your external drive ready the next time you start your computer.


A dialog pops up, where you enter your license code and your password (if you have set one; students, by the way, can do the same, using their classroom name and their password, to log in to their student folder).


If all goes well, you have now an external drive that displays your classroom storage.


Mac OS

On Mac OS, select a Finder window; then select Go/Connect to Server from the menu (or press Cmd+K). Enter the server's address:

A login dialog appears where you enter your license code and your password (if you have set one). You may also want to check the “Remember this password” checkbox so you do not have to type it again when you connect the next time.

And you are all set! The Finder window now displays your classroom storage.