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Using NetStorage to Access Novell Data

SAS Novell users can access their Novell folders via Netstorage.

Option 1: Using "My Computer"

  1. Double-click on "My Computer"
  2. Under "Other Places" on the left, click on "My Network Places"
  3. Under "Network Tasks" on the left, click on "Add a new network place"
  4. Click "Next" at the "Welcome to the Add Network Place Wizard"
  5. Select "Choose another network location" and click "Next"
  6. For "Internet or network address:" enter http://netstorage.sas.rutgers.edu/NetStorage and click "Next"
  7. At the Security Alert click "Yes."
  8. At the Novell Security Services window, enter your Novell name and password. Your Novell username must be entered in this format: [username].Users.[Context].FAS. For example, user "JBloggs" in the Classics department would enter "jbloggs.users.classics.fas".
  9. At "Type a name for the network place" leave the default as "NetStorage on netstorage.sas.rutgers.edu" and click "Next".
  10. Click "Finish" at the "Completing the Add Network Place Wizard"
  11. If asked again to log on to Novell, repeat step 8 above.
  12. Your Novell drives show up as folders within the new Network Place.

Option 2: Using a Web Browser

  1. Launch a web browser (for example, Internet Explorer or Firefox).
  2. Enter the location: http://netstorage.sas.rutgers.edu/NetStorage
  3. Click "Yes" to continue past any certificate warnings.  If using the Firefox browser, click "I Understand the Risks," then "Add Exception...", then "Get Certificate," then "Confirm Security Exception."
  4. At the "Authentication Required" window, enter your Novell name and password. Your Novell username must be entered in this format: [username].Users.[Context].FAS. For example, user "JBloggs" in the Classics department would enter "jbloggs.users.classics.fas".
  5. You may be asked to allow popups from .fas.rutgers.edu - click yes to allow popups in order to enable the functionality of NetStorage.
  6. Click on a folder under the "Folders" pane on the left to view its contents.  The contents of the folder are shown in the large window to the right.
  7. For documentation on using the commands in the Netstorage window, visit:
https://netstorage.sas.rutgers.edu/NetStorage/netstorage.html



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