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Networking Applications

UConn offers many ways to access the university network and resources while off-campus. Each of them can benefit a particular function and have different methods of access. Skybox  User Guides Online and desktop client access Virtual desktop UCONN-SECURE EFS Drives University software AnyWare User Guides Citrix Receiver download needed, but web-based access Online access available EFS […]

Using EZProxy

Library database access is granted by your UConn IP address and is easily accessible on UConn’s campus. Any other location will need to use EZProxy to log in successfully. To use EZProxy, users must paste the following text in front of the URL they are trying to access: http://ezproxy.lib.uconn.edu/login?url= Log in with a NetID and NetID […]

Installing and Using Avira

Avira is a free antivirus program that is available for both Mac and PC. Windows computers do not necessarily need to install another antivirus, as Microsoft Security Essentials can be downloaded (or activated) for free on PCs. UConn supports an internal based download only on university computers: any personal computers looking for Avira must download […]

Mapping a Network Drive on Linux

You must be on the UCONN Network, if yuo are not you will have to connect to the UCONN Network using the University’s VPN Client.  Graphical Option (Ubuntu Desktop):  Open the Nautilus graphical file browser through the Applications menu, or from a terminal window type: nautilus –browser, then press Enter.  Click the Go menu, then click Enter Location… In the Path […]

Mapping a Personal (P:) Drive on Linux

You must be on the UCONN Network, if you are not you will have to connect to the UCONN Network using the University’s VPN Client.  Graphical Option (Ubuntu Desktop): Open the Nautilus graphical file browser through the Applications menu, or from a terminal window type: nautilus –browser then press Enter.  Click the Go menu, then Enter Location… In the Path field, type smb://files.uconn.edu/Home and press Enter.  In the […]

Using AnyWare in a Browser

You can launch UConn AnyWare in a browser with “Citrix – Light Version” as opposed to installing the Citrix Receiver. Note: Citrix – Light Version only works with browsers that support HTML5, such as Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge (Windows). New Users Go to anyware.uconn.edu Click Login and login using your NetID and NetID Password. In […]

Troubleshooting Browser Issues

Common signs of browser issues are webpages or parts of webpages not loading or loading incorrectly. Some websites show up incorrectly or have errors on certain browsers. An easy way to diagnose this is to try a different browser. Recommended “test” browsers: Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Steps for fixing browser issues Private Browsing Windows Load […]