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Kanaka Client for macOS

Kanaka is licensed and supported software for the University of Regina. It is provided by the University for all Faculty and Staff. The purpose of this guide is to allow macOS users to install the Kanaka Client application. Kanaka effectively maps your network drives.


  • macOS 10.14 (Mojave), 10.15 (Catalina), or higher.
  • A basic understanding of the macOS Finder.
  • VPN access is required if not connecting from on campus (Ethernet or eduroam wireless).
  • Kanaka requires that you be have an active username and password with the University of Regina for the initial installation download from the website. If you cannot remember your username or password contact the IT Support Centre at 585-4685 for assistance.

Install Information

  • Install Kanaka Client only, Not Kanaka Plug-in
  • Server:
  • Port: 3089