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Download and Configure the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client Software

In order to connect to the Lehigh network, and many of the resources on it from an off-campus computer, users need to install the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client. This software encrypts your device's network traffic, and allows it to pass through a 'tunnel' over the internet, and onto the Lehigh network, allowing a remote device to function as if it were on campus.

The steps below describe the process of downloading and installing the software onto 'desktop' computer operating systems -- they're the the same for Windows and Mac.

Access local files from Virtual Software [macOS]

The following instructions will guide you through making folders and repositories on your local computer (Desktop, Documents; Dropbox; Google Drive; etc.) available inside virtualized applications running inside the VMware Horizon (Virtual Software) client in macOS. This documentation assumes you are already logged in to Lehigh's virtual software server. If you need help logging in please review these stepwise instructions.

Create a Desktop Alias to a Network Storage Space in macOS

To make accessing your Network Storage Spaces (Personal or Departmental) as easy as it can be on a Mac, a desktop alias (shortcut) is very handy.  Follow the instructions below to create one.

Migrate Local Folders from Thunderbird to Lehigh Gmail

PLEASE NOTE: Lehigh does not support using Thunderbird to access your Gmail account for day-to-day use. This document is provided ONLY as a means of moving your Thunderbird Local folders up to the Lehigh Gmail account.

Some people store email messages locally, on the computer hard drive. In Thunderbird these folders are listed below the Lehigh account, under the heading "Local Folders." Depending on the number of folders, this process could take several hours or even longer. We advise migrating only those folders that you want to preserve for future use.

PaperCut Mobility Print

Mobility Print is a feature of PaperCut that lets you add LTS Public Site printers to your laptop, smartphone, and tablet just like a regular local printer.

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Installing Avast Antivirus Software

Avast Business Security Antivirus provides active, centrally-managed anti-malware protection to Lehigh-owned faculty and staff PCs and Macs. On PCs, it is used in combination with a centrally-managed enterprise version of Malwarebytes that is automatically installed as part of the Windows Update process. All other anti-malware software should be removed (or deactivated, in the case of built-in Windows software that cannot be uninstalled, such as Windows Defender).

Using Stata on the Virtual Site (Mac)

Stata is now available in a virtual environment. It can be run on- or off-campus. Follow these steps to install and configure VMware Horizon Client and VPN, and to access Stata and manage files from your computer.

Using Stata on the Virtual Site (Windows)

Stata is now available in a virtual environment. It can be run on- or off-campus. Follow these steps to install and configure VMware Horizon Client and VPN, and to access Stata and manage files from your computer.

Auto-mount network drives (Mac)

Remember, your Mac must be connected to the Lehigh network when it starts, and your Lehigh account credentials must be saved for this connection to be made automatically.

Connect to Personal Network Storage (H-Drive) on macOS

Use these instructions to manually connect to your Personal Network Storage space (often referred to as the 'H-drive', since it's represented that way in Windows).  There are also programs available on the Lehigh Software Page to do this automatically, as well as other instructions for simplifying subsequent connections by Creating a Desktop Alias to your Network Storage Space in macOS that can be followed after you make the initial connection.