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APLA is now on the Auburn Domain
What does that mean for you?
AU Logins – Accessing the network resources on the new CADC servers will require that you use your Auburn University credentials (AU email username and password).
CADCShare – A network file server for Faculty and Students. This is where shared folders, such as Class folders, Supplemental References, and Student Organizations, will live. It can be accessed from any computer by going to \\CADCShare (Windows) or smb://CADCShare (Mac).
CADCPrint – A centralized print server that will house all network printers and copiers in the college. It can be accessed by going to \\CADCPrint (Windows).
Class folders – As mentioned above the Class folders for APLA, BSCI, SIGD, ENVD, and INDC will now be located on CADCShare. In addition to this, Class folders WILL NOT be automatically created. Faculty who would like a Class folder must put in a request. Requests can be made to the UTM in your department AND/OR the IT Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Computer Lab – Beginning at the start of the Fall 2016 Semester, the 419 computer lab will be disassembled. All APLA provided software and resources will be accessed via VDI (or Cloud) services.
Workstations – Workstations can now be accessed from any device by simply logging on to the APLA Cloud and "checking out" a workstation.
Software – APLA provided software can now be used cross platform (Mac, PC, etc).
DETAILED INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
In your browser, navigate to cadc-vdi.auburn.edu
Click Horizon Client for (your device)
Under VMware Horizon Client, choose your device (Mac or PC) and click download to download the VMware Horizon Client to your device.
Navigate to the downloaded file and double click to start the install process
Leave the default options and click I Agree & Install
After installation, click finished (you may be required to restart your device)
Open VMware Horizon Client and select New Server
Add server cadc-vdi.auburn.edu and click next
Enter your Auburn Username and Password
Select a Virtual Machine Pool from the list
If the pool you selected is full, select another pool from the list. If all of the Virtual Machine Pools are full, please contact APLA IT in DY 215.
GENERAL COMPUTING WITHIN DUDLEY
APLA-IT recommends changing your password each semester.
Learn the basics of keeping your computer in top shape.
Learn how to automatically move spam to your junk mail file.
Learn how to block junk mail in your main inbox on tigermail.
If you need to share large files, the Auburn Website has a useful tool, called "File Mover," where you can upload and share any files.
This is one of the most important tutorials on this site!
Accessing files from home will allow you to work anywhere you want. Get VPN to gain extra flexibility in how you work!
Accessing Class Folders
Learn how to access your class folders from your laptop.
The school of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture has a laptop policy requiring all students to own personal laptop computers.
Learn how to access your OneDrive for Business library.
PRINTING WITHIN DUDLEY
Adding a Printer to Your Laptop
This is a must know for working in Dudley Hall!
Follow these quick and easy steps!
Too large of an image can sometime jam up the printers. This tutorials will ensure that your files print the first time.
Need to print a portfolio double-sided? Just want to save paper? This tutorial will help!
Large PDF files will not print on the printers. Optimizing your file will reduce its size without losing quality.
This is an interactive simulation of the new plotters capabilities. Try this if you are having trouble plotting or scanning.
Learn how to feed custom paper into the plotters for printing.
It is not likely that you will be able to print the exact colors that your monitor shows, but here are a few steps to getting the colors on your screen to match the colors the plotters will print as closely as possible.
This is an important tutorial to make sure you don't melt the laser cutters!
This free antivirus software is the same antivirus software used to protect all of the APLA computers from viruses, spyware and other malicious software.
This free photo editing software is an excellent alternative to using Adobe Photoshop.
This vector graphic editing software is an excellent alternative to using Adobe Illustrator.
This software suite is similar to Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.) It can open and save most file formats.
3D Modeling and Drafting
This BIM software is a great substitute for AutoCAD that will allow you to draw, model, and display your building designs with ease.
This software suite is a must-have for any design professional that allows you to develop high quality projects with programs ranging from AutoCAD to Revit.
This BIM software functions similarly to ArchiCAD and Revit, and has many of the same features as SketchUP Pro.
This 3D modeling software is very easy to use and very similar to Rhino.
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