The documents listed here will help you to connect your system to the HMC
network and protect your files on both the network servers and your dorm
machine(s). After becoming more familiar with the network, you may even wish to
return here to learn about offering resources on your dorm system.
- Intro to The HMC Dorm Network
This document describes the network available in the dorms at
HMC. It explains what hardware is necessary for connecting to
the network. Finally, it explains how to get connected to the
- Wireless networking
Information about the HMC wireless network and how to register
your wireless networking card.
- File Protection
explains how to protect your files on different systems, including
UNIX, VMS, and the file servers.
- Offering resources on your
This document talks about how to set up your
computer to offer resources on the dorm network.
- New Risks of File Sharing Software
important warning to all HMC students about peer-to-peer file
sharing software and instructions on how to uninstall various
Configuration for Windows
Configuration for Macintosh
Configuration for Linux
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