Accessing The AU Wireless Network - Connecting to the AU wireless network in this manner will allow access to web pages and email only! For more advanced networking needs (i.e. file and print sharing) see "Establishing a Secure Connection from the AU Wireless Network" for instructions.
Establishing A Secure Connection From Off-Campus - For security purposes, these instructions should be followed whenever a non-secure network (i.e. Hotel, Restaurant etc.) is used. This will help prevent loss of security related information and protect against malicious attacks.
Using XP's Remote Desktop Feature - Remote Desktop provides the ability to connect to your office computer from home or on the road. **Requires the use of the Cisco VPN Client. See "Installing the Cisco VPN Client" and "Establishing a Secure Connection From Off-Campus" for more details.
Using XP's Remote Assistance Feature - Remote Assistance provides a way for individuals to help co-workers when they are experiencing computer related problems. This feature is only available from within the ACES/Ag network.
NEWSharing Files/Folders/Printers -
Sharing Folders/Files in Windows XP - Sharing files/folders provides a way for many individuals to collaborate on documents, PowerPoint presentations, Excel spreadsheets and so on.
Identifying Windows XP's IP Address - Information needed for troubleshooting, file sharing, remote desktop and remote assistance. **Use this information only if connecting via the Computer Name does not.
Changing Windows XP's Power Settings - Changing the power settings of Windows XP will allow uninterrupted remote access to a desktop
or laptop no matter the time of day as well as allow updates to be installed during off-peak hours..