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  • Work from Home Guides

    Employee and Department needs and authorization may vary. Not all guides shown below may be relevant for your work-from-home setup. UW VPN Setup The first and most important step to working from your home computer is to download and install Husky OnNet (aka BIG-IP Edge Client).  This software creates a secure connection to the UW…

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  • Connect to Husky OnNet

    Husky OnNet is a VPN service used to connect to UW resources from off of the UW network. If you are trying to remote into your work computer or access network folders, please install Husky OnNet and then review these articles: Remote Access to UW computers Remote Access to UW Shared Drives Check for Husky…

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  • Connect to ADAI VPN

    To access ADAI resources from offsite or from another domain, such as the NetID domain, you will need to configure and connect to the ADAI VPN. The following instructions to establish a VPN connection are provided for both Windows and Mac. Review the resources to Access your Computer or Connect to a Shared Drive that…

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  • Find Computer Name, IP, MAC Address

    Your computer's Hostname and IP address are useful pieces of information to have. You may need them to remote into your computer and the CSS IT team may need it to remote in when supporting you remotely. Note: There may be a sticker on your device with your computer's name (examples: CSS-12345, HSAS-12345, BIME-12345). Networks.uw.edu…

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  • Connect to a Network Shared Drive

    Use these instructions to connect to your departmental network shared folders. Note: If you are connecting from off the UW network or from a different UW domain, please first connect via the Husky OnNet Windows 10 Right-click the Start button located in the lower-left hand corner of the screen Click on File Explorer In the…

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  • Windows 10: Remotely Access Your Computer

    Whether you're at home or off the UW network, there are a number of resources available to remotely access your computer. Follow these instruction to Connect to Network Shared Drive Mac users can refer to Remotely Connect to Your Windows Computer Network Connection Requirements Your work computer's hostname and IP address - We recommend having both.…

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  • Manually Install Windows Updates

    If you are using a UW-owned mobile device supported by CSS to work from home, please follow the instructions below to process Windows updates. Connect to Husky On Net or ADAI VPN Before you can connect to CSS's servers to run the updates, you must first connect to Husky OnNet VPN or, if you are…

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  • MacOS: Remotely Connect to Your Windows Computer

    Download and install Microsoft Remote Desktop 10 from the App Store Once installed, follow these steps to add your workstation computer from your office: Launch Microsoft Remote Desktop 10. Click the "+" symbol located at the top of the window. [ Screenshot ] Click Add PC. Enter your work computer's name or IP address. If…

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  • Outlook Web App

    Outlook Web App (OWA) is an online interface you can use to access your UW email and calendar from anywhere. Your desktop Outlook and the Outlook Web App are synced, so you don’t have to worry about missing emails or transferring anything between the two. While it does not have all the functionality of the…

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