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H Drive Instructions

This guide will allow you to access your TAMU H drive using SFTP.

 

Prerequisites:

Install a SFTP client:

  • Windows – Obtain an SFTP client such as WinSCP or FileZilla
  • Mac – Try Cyberduck
  • Linux – You already have SFTP support built into the OS.

Connect to TAMU Network:

  • On-campus: Connect to the TAMU Wi-Fi network named “tamulink-wpa”.
  • Off-campus: Connect to the TAMU Cisco VPN
    • Instructions for settings up the Cisco VPN on Windows
    • Instructions for settings up the Cisco VPN on Mac

 

Necessary Information:

Server/Host/Hostname : people.tamu.edu
Protocol: SFTP

Username: Your NetID username
Password: Your NetID password

 

Instructions for FileZilla:

Step 1: Click File -> Site Manager

Step 2: Click New Site in the bottom left then name the site “H drive“.

  1. On the right side, enter host as people.tamu.edu and select SFTP for the protocol.
  2. For logon type, choose ‘ask for password‘ and type in your NetID username. Click OK.

Step 3: Click the small arrow next to the sites icon to show a list of sites and select the one you just configured.

Step 4: Type in your NetID password and click OK. Once connected, you should see your files in the “nt” folder on the right side.

 

Instructions for WinSCP:

Step 1: Input “people.tamu.edu” as the host name and your NetID as the user name. Click Save.

Step 2: Input “H Drive” as site name. Click OK.

Step 3: Click Login.

Step 4: Click Continue.

Step 5: Enter NetID password. Click OK.¬†Once connected, you should see your files in the “nt” folder.