How to acess my desktop computer from outside IST?

Setup (one time only)

1) Send an e.mail to the admin containng the following elements:

  • your name
  • mac - address of your desktop computer
  • desired name for the desktop computer
  • network the desktop computer is connected to (10.24.0 or 10.24.1)

2) Set up a vpn connection on the computer at home (laptop): see ciist vpn instructions.

Usage

Each time you wish to access your desktop computer from your laptop simply connect the laptop to the IST VPN. Once connected you can reach your desktop computer refering to the host-name you selected in step 1) using whatever protocol is enabled on the desktopcmputer (ssh, vnc, afp, smb).