CLASS DROP BOX AND PICKUP BOX INFO
For students to access the pickup and drop boxes, they first have to activate their HSS-WIN account if they haven't done so already.
Details about this can be found at http://www.hss.rpi.edu/intranet (there will be a password link on the right which can be used for account activation.)
start your VPN client, log into vpn, and check if you can get to a webpage you normally don't go to.
click start, right click my computer, click map network drive.
for drive select anything g: through l: (these should be safe and free:
for folder, type
UNDERNEATH BEFORE CLICKING OK OR CONNECT,
for username enter HSS-WIN\yourrcsid (substitute your username for yourrcsid)
for password enter your hss-win account password (should be the same as your rcs password if you set it as such) next click OK
check reconnect at logon. (note, when you log out or reboot, a window will pop up saying it cannot connect to all networked or mapped drives. Just close this. As soon as you are connected through VPN, you can just click on the drive in my computer and it will reconnect.
then click connect.
A folder will open up in seconds.
now continue to read where it says THEN FOR BOTH MAC AND PC
first connect to VPN if you need to + when connected, check if you can get to a web page you have never gone to.
click go (top menu), then connect to server. For servername type smb://human101.hss-win.rpi.edu/classes
click plus to store this link.
then click connect
for username enter your rcsid, for password enter your HSS-WIN password.
THEN FOR BOTH PC AND MAC
double click on arts-2040
In that folder you will find two folders; one is a pickup box, where you may find stuff for you to copy to your machine or just look at, in case your instructor put something there for you.
THE DROP BOX IS WRITE ONLY!!!!
That means that to drop off your homework in that folder you must FIRST create a folder on your own computer that has your rcsid as its name, NEXT put your homework inside it, then drag the entire folder over to the drop box. From that point on, you will not be able to access it anymore, but your instructor will...
Senior Systems Administrator
Russel Sage Lab, Room 2402
Fax: (518) 276-4871