VPN CONNECTION DOCUMENTATION FOR OPPORTUNITY HOUSE, INC.

 

*This document is written for OH domain users that have VPN access rights and VPN connection already configured on their workstation.

** If you need to have VPN connection but do not have OH-VPN icon on your desktop, please contact your administrator.

 

Connecting to the server using OH-VPN

 

  1. Make sure you have high-speed internet connection (DSL, Cable…etc).
  2. Make sure you can browse websites with your internet explorer.
  3. Double click on “OH-VPN” icon and type in your credentials (network username & password)
  4. If you do not have user name & password given by your administrator, please contact your administrator first.
  5. Click on “connect” button.  It will go thru authentification in order to connect to the server.
  6. If connection is successful, you will get a message “OH-VPN is now connected” from bottom right corner of your screen.
  7. You are now connected to the Opportunity house network.

 

 

Using network resources

 

  1. If you need to access folders/files from the server, you will have to open them after VPN connection is successful.
  2. If you do not have shortcut made, go to “START” – “RUN” and type:
    \\OH-SERVER1 or \\192.168.1.200 (only if \\oh-server1 doesn’t work).
  3. Do not forget to type: \\
  4. Press enter and you’ll see a new window with server’s resources (old_server) folder.
  5. You can either double click the folder and start using the resources, or make a shortcut on your desktop for your future convenience.
  6. DO NOT COPY, CUT, PASTE, DELETE!!!!!
  7. This folder is same as your F: drive at work.