Monthly Archives: November 2008

Connect to windows server at the TU/e using Mac OS X

The Department of Industrial Design at the Eindhoven University of Technology offers two servers to its staff and students. The so called “S Drive” is a shared drive to which many people can share access rights. The “G Drive” is your personal server on which you can place your website, but also any other documents you would like to have backed up. In case that you are working from outside the TU/e, you need to first connect to the TU/e network using a VPN. Continue reading

Connecting to the TU/e via a Virtual Private Network (VPN) with Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)

If you want to access your MS Exchange account (e.g. with Entourage) from outside of the TU/e, or if you want to connect to the S drive or G drive, you need to connect using VPN. Your computer will become part of the TU/e network and receive a TU/e IP address. This is also useful if you want to search for literature. The TU/e IP address will give access to most publishers and libraries. Alternatively, you can use the new library proxy server. Continue reading

Connecting to the wireless network at the TU/e with Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)

The Eindhoven University of Technology has as wireless network that you can access with your Mac. Follow the instructions and hopefully you will be able to wirelessly surf the net. Before you start, you have to make sure that the MAC address of your Airport adapter is registered at Service Desk. It is also good practice to set your short user account name to you windows login and also use the same password for your mac user account and the windows account. Continue reading

Connecting to the wireless network at the TU/e with Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger)

The Eindhoven University of Technology has as wireless network that you can access with your Mac. Follow the instructions and hopefully you will be able to wirelessly surf the net. Before you start, you have to make sure that the MAC address of your Airport adapter is registered at Service Desk. Continue reading