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** Open is clickable only when you have an IP address from UiB
 
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==Actions-area==
 
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Actions area contains buttons that you can press to perform actions.
 
Actions area contains buttons that you can press to perform actions.
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** This button is only clickable when you have an IP address from UiB.
 
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* Quit application close UiB Tools.
 
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==Shares-area==
 
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==Misc==
 
==Misc==
  
 
UiB Tools is a tool constantly evolving, so features are being added continuously if we see demand for it. Check the version number to verify that you have the latest available version.
 
UiB Tools is a tool constantly evolving, so features are being added continuously if we see demand for it. Check the version number to verify that you have the latest available version.

Latest revision as of 13:08, 3 September 2014

Brief introduction to UiB Tools on Mac client

UiB Tools is a small program that gives you access to install some relevant configurations on your client UiB operated Mac.

Functions available (pr: 20.august 2014):

  • Connect to your Windows homedirectory
  • Connect to your Unix homedirectory (requires password)
  • Connect to UiB VPN (requires password)
  • Reauthenticate to Kerberos (requires password)


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Information-area

Information provides relevant technical information.

  • IP-Adress shows you the address of the machine have been identified with the UiB network.
  • Line two shows you the address of the home directory (20GB) on UiB servers. Click "Open" to open the folder in the file explorer.
    • Open is clickable only when you have an IP address from UiB
  • Line three shows you the address of the home directory (50GB) on UiB servers. Click "Open" to open the folder in the file explorer.
    • Open is clickable only when you have an IP address from UiB

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Actions-area

Actions area contains buttons that you can press to perform actions.

  • Connect to VPN tries to connect to UiB's virtual private network. You will be prompted to enter a username and password.
    • This button is only clickable when you DO NOT have an IP address from UiB.
  • Re-authenticate allows you to reestablish your authentication. This may be necessary if the machine has been long away from UiB and / or it's a long time since you made your login.
    • This button is only clickable when you have an IP address from UiB and your existing authentication session has expired.
    • NB! The machine performs re-authentication automatically each time you log in (if you're at UiB network).
  • Re-apply config
    • This button is only clickable when you have an IP address from UiB.
  • Quit application close UiB Tools.

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Shares-area

Shares shows you the shared directory you can access.

Uibtools shares.png

Misc

UiB Tools is a tool constantly evolving, so features are being added continuously if we see demand for it. Check the version number to verify that you have the latest available version.