Tag Archives: network

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 […]

Benefits of network printing

Focus on Sustainability Our goal is to engage the entire campus community in learning to “print smarter” and reduce printing waste across campus. During the roll-out of the printer/copiers, we collaborated with the Sustainability Office to help the campus take advantage of new features and adopt printing practices that are environmentally sustainable. Digital scanning to […]

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 […]

W: or Web drive

The W: or Web Drive enables faculty, staff and students to publish personal and professional websites. All content added to the W: drive is viewable by everyone on the Internet. The W: drive provides 250MB of storage space on the network. Please familiarize yourself with the DePauw Electronic and Acceptable Use Policy before you begin. Connecting to […]

I: or Instructional Drive

The I: or Instructional Drive provides storage space on the network for instructors to use in teaching courses or conducting research. An I: drive folder is automatically created for every course offered through the Registrar’s Office. Both the instructor and students will have access to a course I: drive. Instructors interested in using an I: […]