Mechanics of connecting to remote shares (Windows)

The nuts and bolts of how to connect to the law school's shared drives.

Things you need to do BEFORE you can connect:
  • Download the windows batch file for the share that you need to access here: {click to open page}
  • Make sure and save the file somewhere you can find it later-- save to your desktop or downloads folder and move it to your desktop
  • Install the VPN software from DoIT (See THIS document for more info. Note that username/password to run VPN on any computer is your NetID. )

When you wish to connect to the shared drive space, you simply run the VPN software (click on START, then click on PROGRAMS and choose Cisco Any Connect, make the connection to campus, then run the batch file (xdrive.bat for example) to connect to the drive you wish to use.

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Keywords:shared drive space windows r   Doc ID:22642
Owner:Darryl B.Group:Law School
Created:2012-02-14 08:55 CSTUpdated:2012-02-14 09:09 CST
Sites:Law School
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