Connecting to Sourcebook and EditPublic remotely
Connecting via VPN
IT is allowing all students to connect to Isilon remotely using a VPN. Follow the instructions here to set up your connection: Emerson College VPN Instructions
Connecting to Sourcebook
After you have connected to the VPN, you can connect to Isilon exactly the same way you did in the labs.
make sure Finder is the active application in the top left menu of your screen. Once that is the case, use the "Go" menu and select "Connect to server" (or hit CMD+K)
- Sourcebook: smb://bin.emerson.edu/courses/editing courses/sourcebook
- Edit Public: smb://bin.emerson.edu/courses/editing courses/EditPublic
- Students (your personal space): smb://bin.emerson.edu/students
My Media is Still Offline
By default, Avid does not know it needs to search for servers such as Isilon for media. Because of this, we have to tell Avid to do so the first time you connect to Sourcebook from your laptop.
Open Avid then navigate to Tools>Console
You should see this window with a text box at the bottom. Type “AllDrives” (one word, case sensitive, without quotations)
Hit Enter twice - you should see the following message:
Exit the console window - your media should be online