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==Research file space on Orca==
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==Student and program file space on Orca==
Orca is the Academic file server.
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[[Image:Mac orca1.png|thumb|250px|right|Figure 1]]
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[[Image:Mac orca2.png|thumb|250px|right|Figure 2]]
  
===On-Campus Access to Orca===
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Orca is an Evergreen File Server for curricular and student use. It is also the home for the Scratch folder, a temporary network file storage space.  
# On the Finder menu, select '''Go > Connect to Server'''.
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# Type '''smb://orca/research''' in the field.
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# Click '''OK'''
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# Log in with your Evergreen account.
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# Click '''OK'''
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# A network connection icon [[Image:Mac network icon.png]] is mounted on the desktop.
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# To disconnect, drag the "globe" to the trash can on the taskbar.
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===Off-Campus Access to Orca Research===
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===On Campus Access to Orca===
If you have Mac OS 10.4 or greater you should be able to easily connect from off campus as well.
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# On the Finder menu, select '''Go > Connect to Server'''.
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# Type '''smb://orca''' in the field. [[:Image:Mac orca1.png | Figure 1]]
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# Click connect.
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# From the menu, select folder on Orca (e.g. PROGRAMS or the first letter of your last name). [[:Image:Mac-orca3.png | Figure 2]]
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# A network connection icon [[Image:blue_mac_network_icon.png]] is mounted on the desktop.
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# To disconnect, drag the image to the trash can on the taskbar.
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===Remote Access to files on Orca (WebDAV)===
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If you have Mac OS 10.4 or greater you should be able to easily connect from off campus as well.  Evergreen uses the secure WebDAV protocol to access files remotely.
  
# In a web browser (Firefox) go to '''https://myfiles.evergreen.edu/academics/research''' 
 
# Crtl-click or right click on the folder that you want and copy the link.
 
 
# On the Finder menu, select '''Go > Connect to Server'''.
 
# On the Finder menu, select '''Go > Connect to Server'''.
# Paste the link you copied in the above step in the field. Note: you can also access this space from a web browser but you will not be able to write files back to the server only read.
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# Type '''https://studentfiles.evergreen.edu/first_letter_of_login/your_login''' in the field. Note: you can also access this space from a web browser but you will not be able to write files back to the server only read.
 
# Click '''OK'''
 
# Click '''OK'''
 
# Log in with your Evergreen account.
 
# Log in with your Evergreen account.
# Select the folder you'd like to conect to (e.g. the first letter of your last name).
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# Select the folder you'd like to connect to (e.g. the first letter of your last name).
 
# Click '''OK'''
 
# Click '''OK'''
# A network connection icon [[Image:Mac network icon.png]] is mounted on the desktop.  
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# Click '''OK'''
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# A network connection icon [[Image:blue_mac_network_icon.png]] is mounted on the desktop.  
 
# To disconnect, drag the "globe" to the trash can on the taskbar.
 
# To disconnect, drag the "globe" to the trash can on the taskbar.
  
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; See also
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*[[Connect to Hurricane - Mac OS X]]
  
 
;See also
 
  
 
[[Category:File Space]]
 
[[Category:File Space]]

Revision as of 15:16, 24 November 2009

Student and program file space on Orca

Figure 1
Figure 2

Orca is an Evergreen File Server for curricular and student use. It is also the home for the Scratch folder, a temporary network file storage space.

On Campus Access to Orca

  1. On the Finder menu, select Go > Connect to Server.
  2. Type smb://orca in the field. Figure 1
  3. Click connect.
  4. From the menu, select folder on Orca (e.g. PROGRAMS or the first letter of your last name). Figure 2
  5. A network connection icon Blue mac network icon.png is mounted on the desktop.
  6. To disconnect, drag the image to the trash can on the taskbar.

Remote Access to files on Orca (WebDAV)

If you have Mac OS 10.4 or greater you should be able to easily connect from off campus as well. Evergreen uses the secure WebDAV protocol to access files remotely.

  1. On the Finder menu, select Go > Connect to Server.
  2. Type https://studentfiles.evergreen.edu/first_letter_of_login/your_login in the field. Note: you can also access this space from a web browser but you will not be able to write files back to the server only read.
  3. Click OK
  4. Log in with your Evergreen account.
  5. Select the folder you'd like to connect to (e.g. the first letter of your last name).
  6. Click OK
  7. Click OK
  8. A network connection icon Blue mac network icon.png is mounted on the desktop.
  9. To disconnect, drag the "globe" to the trash can on the taskbar.
See also