Difference between revisions of "Automatic Connection"

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[[Image:DockSharedFolders.jpg]]<br> Currently connection is actually semi-automatic: Connection to a folder is created once a user clicks on one of the folders in the dock and then the user is automatically logged into the computer where the folder is physically located. There will likely be a slight delay after which a drive will appear on the desktop. After this the folder will be accessible by clicking on the desired folder.  
 
[[Image:DockSharedFolders.jpg]]<br> Currently connection is actually semi-automatic: Connection to a folder is created once a user clicks on one of the folders in the dock and then the user is automatically logged into the computer where the folder is physically located. There will likely be a slight delay after which a drive will appear on the desktop. After this the folder will be accessible by clicking on the desired folder.  
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Let's suppose these connections have not yet been set up or we want to create a new connection for a new network drive.
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Now, supposing that we want to add an automatic connection to the Blue Drive.
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We first need to know the physical location of that drive which is actually a folder on one of the DMC computers.
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(For the location of the drives which are already in place see the [[Structure_of_Network|Structure of the Network]])
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Blue Drive<br>Oscar Wilde\Users\OGuest\Blue Drive\
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To set this up are the following screen-shots:  
 
To set this up are the following screen-shots:  
  
 
[[Image:Autoconnect.jpg]]
 
[[Image:Autoconnect.jpg]]

Revision as of 11:52, 29 May 2009

The three networked folders are found on the dock and designated with the following icons:

DockSharedFolders.jpg
Currently connection is actually semi-automatic: Connection to a folder is created once a user clicks on one of the folders in the dock and then the user is automatically logged into the computer where the folder is physically located. There will likely be a slight delay after which a drive will appear on the desktop. After this the folder will be accessible by clicking on the desired folder.


Let's suppose these connections have not yet been set up or we want to create a new connection for a new network drive.

Now, supposing that we want to add an automatic connection to the Blue Drive.

We first need to know the physical location of that drive which is actually a folder on one of the DMC computers.

(For the location of the drives which are already in place see the Structure of the Network)



Blue Drive
Oscar Wilde\Users\OGuest\Blue Drive\


To set this up are the following screen-shots:

Autoconnect.jpg