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#Click on the start button and select computer.
 
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*Click the start button and type in the following:
 
*Click the start button and type in the following:
 
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Revision as of 01:44, 20 March 2013

Zipspace is a network storage location for students. Each student is allocated 100 megabytes of storage.

How to utilize your Zipspace

You can store projects, papers, or create a webpage. As long as you have an Internet connection you will be able to connect to it from anywhere.

How to connect to your Zipspace on a University Machine

Most labs are already set up to so that your Zipspace is mapped to the My Documents folder.

How to connect to ZipSpace with Windows

VISTA / WIN7

  1. Click on the start button and select computer.
  2. Along the top of the window, click on Map a network drive
  3. type in https:\\gozips.uakron.edu\ and your UAnet ID
  4. Select the desired drive letter you would like to use.
  5. Click on connect using different credentials.
  6. for username type "UANET\uanetid"
  7. for password type your password.


VPN access is not necessary for this connection if you are off-campus


If these instructions won't work for you, you can try using Webdrive.

Vista</b>

  • Click the start button and type in the following:
    RunDll32.exe %SystemRoot%\system32\shwebsvc.dll,AddNetPlaceRunDll
  • Select Choose a custom network location
  • Enter the following:
    https://gozips.uakron.edu/youruanetid
  • You will be prompted for credentials. Enter your UAnetID and Password.
  • Type a name for this connection. It should be something descriptive.
  • This connection will now appear under MY COMPUTER (or Computer in the start menu)

<b>XP

XP Method 1

Webdrive Provides the easiest method of connecting to your network share from home.

XP Method 2

  • Click the start button, then run, and type in the following:(Or, choose add a network place from the network places window)
    %Systemroot%\system32\rundll32.exe netplwiz.dll,AddNetPlaceRunDll
  • Select Choose a custom network location
  • Enter the following:
    https://gozips.uakron.edu/youruanetid
  • You will be prompted for credentials. Enter your UAnetID and Password.
  • Type a name for this connection. It should be something descriptive.
  • This connection will now appear under My Network Places (on the desktop or in your start menu)

XP Method 3

As a last resort, you can connect to your zipspace by completing the following steps.

  1. Connect to the VPN
  2. Click on the start button. XP users click RUN, Vista and Windows 7 users simply type into the 'search' box
  3. Type \\uanet.edu\zipspace\*the first letter of username*\*uanetid*
    • for example \\uanet.edu\zipspace\c\cjc24
  4. Hit Enter or Click OK. a few seconds will elapse, you will be prompted for your username and password
  5. Type in UANET\your username (uanet\cjc24) and enter your password.

How to connect to ZipSpace with Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder
  2. Click the "Go" menu
  3. Select "Connect to a Server"
  4. Enter the following: https://gozips.uakron.edu/youruanetid
  5. Click "Connect"
  6. Use Zipspace the same as a normal folder.

How to connect to ZipSpace with Linux

Gnome

These instructions were created using Ubuntu 8.10. Similar distributions using Gnome should behave similarly.

1. Go to Places and Connect to Server.
2. Select Secure WebDAV as Service Type.
3. Put 'gozips.uakron.edu/youruanetid' in the Server field and click connect.
4. Enter ID and password.

KDE

KNetAttach

If you have KNetAttach you can set up a profile.

Add Network Folder


Click WebFolder (webdav)

Network Folder Information


  • Under Name type Zipspace
  • User: Your UAnet ID
  • Server: gozips.uakron.edu
  • Folder: / then type your UAnet ID
  • Click Use Encryption
  • Port: 443
  • Click Save & Connect
  • Enter your password when it prompts you.

You should be connected to your Zipspace


Konqueror

Type webdavs://gozips.uakron.edu/ then after the / type your UAnet ID Enter your password and you should be connected to your Zipspace.

Command Line

The advantages of this method is to eliminate the virtual filesystem.

  • Download the DavFS tools from http://dav.sf.net. Gentoo Users can emerge neon davfs2
  • Install the binary as the readme states.
modprobe coda
mount -t davfs https://gozips.uakron.edu/UANETID /mnt/webdav

You should be connected.