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Your access method is very similar to those with [[Windows XP and 2000 Map a Network Drive|Windows XP or 2000]]. However, some
different steps are required so your computer can find the [[storage01]] server and
different steps are required so your computer can find the [[storage01]] server and
to set permissions on your '''public_html''' directory if you want to create a web site. Follow
to set permissions on your '''public_html''' directory if you want to create a web site. Follow
the steps below:
the steps below:
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# You must log into Windows 98 with a username that exactly matches your [[Pipeline Account|Pipeline username]]. Otherwise, these steps will not work.
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# You must log into Windows 98 with a username that exactly matches your [[MyStevens|myStevens]]. Otherwise, these steps will not work.
# The server called '''storage01''' is located in a Windows domain called '''Campus'''. Go to '''Start''', '''Settings''', '''Control Panel''', '''Network'''. Select the '''Identification''' tab. Change the name of your Workgroup to '''Campus'''. You will see a message that your computer is updating some information. Reboot your computer when prompted.
# The server called '''storage01''' is located in a Windows domain called '''Campus'''. Go to '''Start''', '''Settings''', '''Control Panel''', '''Network'''. Select the '''Identification''' tab. Change the name of your Workgroup to '''Campus'''. You will see a message that your computer is updating some information. Reboot your computer when prompted.
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# Using Windows Explorer's menu, '''Tools''', select '''Map Network Drive'''. Enter the path '''\\storage01\username''' where '''username''' is your [[Campus Domain Account|Windows Campus Domain username]]. (This is the same as your [[Pipeline Account|Pipeline username]].) Enter your [[Campus Domain Account|Windows Campus Domain]] password. You should now have a connection to [[storage01]]. You should be able to see [[storage01]] and your directory in Windows Explorer.
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# Using Windows Explorer's menu, '''Tools''', select '''Map Network Drive'''. Enter the path '''\\storage01\username''' where '''username''' is your [[Campus Domain Account|Windows Campus Domain username]]. (This is the same as your [[MyStevens|myStevens]].) Enter your [[Campus Domain Account|Windows Campus Domain]] password. You should now have a connection to [[storage01]]. You should be able to see [[storage01]] and your directory in Windows Explorer.
# To recreate a directory for your web pages, make a folder called '''public_html''' You may now copy html files into it.  
# To recreate a directory for your web pages, make a folder called '''public_html''' You may now copy html files into it.  

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Your access method is very similar to those with Windows XP or 2000. However, some different steps are required so your computer can find the storage01 server and to set permissions on your public_html directory if you want to create a web site. Follow the steps below:

  1. You must log into Windows 98 with a username that exactly matches your myStevens. Otherwise, these steps will not work.
  2. The server called storage01 is located in a Windows domain called Campus. Go to Start, Settings, Control Panel, Network. Select the Identification tab. Change the name of your Workgroup to Campus. You will see a message that your computer is updating some information. Reboot your computer when prompted.
  3. Using Windows Explorer's menu, Tools, select Map Network Drive. Enter the path \\storage01\username where username is your Windows Campus Domain username. (This is the same as your myStevens.) Enter your Windows Campus Domain password. You should now have a connection to storage01. You should be able to see storage01 and your directory in Windows Explorer.
  4. To recreate a directory for your web pages, make a folder called public_html You may now copy html files into it.

NOTE: Your files will not be viewable on the web until you set the permissions on your public_html file. You cannot do this on Windows 98 due to limitations of Windows 98. The workaround given below will solve the problem.

Windows 98 Users: Required One-time Workaround for Web Page Set-up

The following instructions are not needed unless you accidentally deleted your public_html directory or changed the permissions on your directory. If you want to make a web page and your computer is running Windows 98, there is one more set of instructions. You only need to do the following procedure once, after which you can use your Win 98 computer for accessing your web pages on storage01.

  1. Find a computer running Windows XP or Windows 2000. (E.g., ask to use a friend or colleague's computer, or use one in a computer lab on campus.)
  2. Connect to your own directory on storage01 by mapping to it. Do this by following the Windows XP instructions. Remember to disable Simple File Sharing on the Windows XP computer, if it is enabled.
  3. Follow the instructions given to recreate public_html.
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