Category Archives: Network

Accessing the network from off campus: Windows 8

If this is your first time accessing the network from off campus, you must first download the (Virtual Private Network) VPN client. Downloading the VPN client: Windows 8. Tips for using the VPN VPN licenses are limited. We recommend that you download the file(s) you need to access, and then close your VPN connection so […]

Wired and wireless connections in residence halls and University-owned living units

DePauw’s Electronic and Acceptable Use Policy enables DePauw students to connect permitted devices to the campus network. All DePauw residence halls and University-owned living units are equipped with Internet connectivity. Living Unit WiFi Wired Network Connections Anderson Street Hall 802.11g / 802.11n Available on request only* Bishop Roberts 802.11g / 802.11n Available on request only* […]

Accessing the network from off campus: Mac

If this is your first time accessing the network from off campus, you must first download the VPN (Virtual Private Network) client. Downloading the VPN client: Mac Tips for using the VPN VPN licenses are limited. We recommend that you download the file(s) you need to access, and then close your VPN connection so others […]

Network: Learn About the Network

Primary network operating system Network drives Access rights Connecting to network drives Virtual Private Network (VPN) Residence halls and university-owned living units Wireless access on campus Need help? Primary network operating system DePauw’s primary network operating system is Microsoft Active Directory, which is compatible with both Macintosh and Windows operating systems. Active Directory enables faculty, […]

Downloading the VPN client: Windows

Remove all previous VPNs This section is for faculty, staff or students who have the Juniper VPN installed on their computer. Click Start → Control Panel. In the Programs section, click Uninstall a program. Select Dell SonicWALL NetExtender → Uninstall/Change. Download the VPN client Open a browser. Browse to https://remote.depauw.edu. At the Authentication Required window Enter your […]

Downloading the VPN client: Mac

Remove all previous VPNs from the Applications folder of your Macintosh HD. Open a browser. (Note: You must enable Java in your browser to be able to use the VPN.) Browse to https://remote.depauw.edu. At the Authentication Required window Enter your DePauw account username for Name. Enter your DePauw account password for Password. Click Login. Click […]

Accessing the network from off campus: Windows

If this is your first time accessing the network from off campus, you must first download the Virtual Private Network (VPN) client. Downloading the VPN client: Windows. Tips for using the VPN VPN licenses are limited. We recommend that you download the file(s) you need to access, and then close your VPN connection so others […]

Finding your DNS settings

The Domain Name System (DNS) is a naming system used with networks and the Internet that translates computer host names into IP addresses. It is useful to know your DNS setting when reporting network or Internet issues to the HelpDesk. Mac: Finding your DNS setting(s) Go in to System Preferences. In the Internet & Wireless […]

Wireless access on campus

Wireless network access is available in all academic buildings, administrative buildings and student living units that are on campus. DePauw’s policy on personal wireless access points Personal access points or routers are prohibited. These cause interference with the DePauw access points, which results in poor performance for other wireless users nearby as well as they pose […]

Defining a personal website in Dreamweaver: Mac

Connect to the W: or Web Drive by double-clicking the appropriate network alias. Open Dreamweaver, click Site → Manage Sites… In the Manage Sites window, click New… In the Site Setup for Unnamed Site 2 window For Site Name, enter a name for your site. For Local Site Folder, select where you want to save your […]