File Shares - Home (PC) VPN

To access your university network shared drive (I) from home– Microsoft Instructions

  1. Download and install the GlobalConnect VPN client from (NOTE: Requires a VPN account:  Please see the article to request a VPN account if you don’t already have one)

  2. Connect to the VPN - Right click the GlobalConnect Globe icon in the system tray and select "Connect"

  3. Open the Windows File Explorer

  4. For Windows 10, click on "This PC" in the left column and then click the "Map network drive" icon in the Windows Explorer ribbon.  For Windows 8.1, click on “This PC” in the left column, click on "Computer" in the top menu and then click on "Map network drive" below the menu

  5. Click the "Drive" dropdown and select I for I: drive

  6. Enter "\\\data" in the folder field

  7. Select "Connect using different credentials" checkbox

  8. Enter your ULink username as AD\UserID and password when prompted

  9. Select finish or OK