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You will first need to connect to your [[Connect_your_laptop_to_our_virtual_private_network|connect to Cisco AnyConnect VPN]]
  
 
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Next you need to Map Network Drive for PCs or Connect to Server for Macs.
 
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You will first need to connect to your VPN client Cisco AnyConnect.''' Next follow steps below:
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===Map Network Drive for PCs===
* [https://learn.winona.edu/Connect_your_laptop_to_our_virtual_private_network Connect to the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client]
 
* [https://learn.winona.edu/Access_network_storage_from_off_campus Map Network drives for a PC or Connect to Server for Mac]
 
===Windows 10===
 
  
 
* Open your Start Menu and click the "Click to Map Network Drives" tile located at the top middle of the screen
 
* Open your Start Menu and click the "Click to Map Network Drives" tile located at the top middle of the screen
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* Your network storage drives will be located under the "Network locations" heading. You may have to scroll down to find it.  
 
* Your network storage drives will be located under the "Network locations" heading. You may have to scroll down to find it.  
 
[[File:ConnectToServer.png|frame|Fig 2. Here is a sample of the server addresses you may need to connect to.]]
 
[[File:ConnectToServer.png|frame|Fig 2. Here is a sample of the server addresses you may need to connect to.]]
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===Connect to Server for MacOS===
  
 
* In Finder, press and hold the '''<Command>''' key then tap the '''<K>''' key to bring up the "Connect to Server" prompt
 
* In Finder, press and hold the '''<Command>''' key then tap the '''<K>''' key to bring up the "Connect to Server" prompt

Revision as of 13:48, 18 March 2020

Caution.JPG REVISION IN PROGRESS: This article contains useful information, but is being revised to reflect recent updates. Direct questions to TLT (tlt@winona.edu).

How do I access my network storage off-campus?

To access your network storage (Department drive S:/ or Personal drive R:/) from off-campus you will need to do the following:

  • Have a WSU laptop. This cannot be done from a personal device.
  • Multi-factor Authenticator account installed for VPN. Step 2 on this page: VPN for Employees


You will first need to connect to your connect to Cisco AnyConnect VPN

Next you need to Map Network Drive for PCs or Connect to Server for Macs.

Map Network Drive for PCs

  • Open your Start Menu and click the "Click to Map Network Drives" tile located at the top middle of the screen
  • Re-open your Start Menu and click the "File Explorer" tile in the middle of the screen
  • Your network storage drives will be located under the "Network locations" heading. You may have to scroll down to find it.
Fig 2. Here is a sample of the server addresses you may need to connect to.

Connect to Server for MacOS

  • In Finder, press and hold the <Command> key then tap the <K> key to bring up the "Connect to Server" prompt
  • Connect to one of the network locations listed in Fig 2.
  • Just copy/paste one of the addresses below if your list is not pre-populated
  • Personal storage: smb://store.winona.edu/users/
  • Department drive: smb://store.winona.edu/department/