Instructions for Windows Users
You can access your Home Drive and Shared Folders off campus via your home Internet connection as follows:
Note: Instructions based on Ubuntu Linux. The method for connecting to WebDav may vary depending on the version of Linux used.
1. Go to 'Places' then select 'network' > 'Connect to Server'
2. In Service Type Select 'Secure WebDAV (HTTPS)'. In the server field enter 'myfiles.unsw.edu.au/'.
Note: all other fields should remain blank
Select 'Connect' and the WebDav drive will mount within your system
Your Home Drive could be inside any of the student directories eg. Student001, Student002 etc. To quickly determine the containing folder for you Home Drive, access your Home Drive via a web browser. Note the folder number under the heading 'My Home Drive' (eg Student/007/z1234567). This is the permanent location of your Home Directory.
Once the Drive has been mounted on the system you can access data via either a 'desktop shortcut' or from the 'Places' Menu