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== Netdrive ==  
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== Netdrive for Windows XP, 2000, 98 ==  
  
Novell's Netdrive is a free [[WebDAV]] client, and is the recommended way to connect to the Web Hosting platform.
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Novell's Netdrive is a free [[WebDAV]] client, and is the recommended way to connect to the Scoilnet Web Hosting platform via Windows XP, 2000, 98. For Microsoft Vista please follow these [[Using_WebDAV_under_Microsoft_Windows_Vista|instructions]]
  
 
== Download ==
 
== Download ==
  
Netdrive is available for [https://upload.scoilnet.ie/netdrive.exe download here].
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Netdrive is available for [https://upload.scoilnet.ie/ download here].
  
 
== Using Netdrive ==
 
== Using Netdrive ==
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=== Install Netdrive ===
 
=== Install Netdrive ===
  
Netdrive installation does not require anything other than clicking a few times.
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[[Install Netdrive|Instructions]] for installing Netdrive.
 
 
* Pick a language
 
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* Click on '''"Next"'''
 
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* Click on '''"Yes"'''
 
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=== Configure Netdrive ===
  
* Click on '''"Next"'''
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[[Configure Netdrive|Instructions]] for configuring Netdrive
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== Upload your files ==
  
* An explorer window pops up with the files installed.  Double-click on '''Netdrive.exe''' to start configuring Netdrive.
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There are two ways you can upload your files via Netdrive, both require netdrive to be [[Install Netdrive|installed]], [[Configure Netdrive|configured]] and [[Connect to Netdrive|connected]] to your school scoilnet hosting area.
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=== Configure Netdrive ===
 
 
 
* Click on '''"New Site"'''
 
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# Publishing or exporting directly via your webdesign package such as WebsiteX5 or Dreamweaver. Where it asks for the destination directory, select the drive letter and ''<span style="background-color: pink;">school1</span>.scoilnet.ie'',  e.g. x:\''<span style="background-color: pink;">school1</span>.scoilnet.ie''. Your folder will have your [[Online Name]] instead of ''school1''.
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# By copying your website files directly, [[Upload via Copying Files|example]]
  
* Enter in a name and the required URL: <nowiki>h</nowiki>ttps://upload.scoilnet.ie/<span style="background-color: pink;">school1</span>
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== Troubleshooting Netdrive ==
  
* <span style="background-color: pink;">''school1''</span> should be replaced by your school's ''online name''.
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* If you receive the below error then you have mistakenly entered ''http://'' instead of ''https://'' in the Site Address/URL section. By adding ''https://'' you will not receive this error.
* If you are unsure what your ''online name'' is, please contact the [[NCTE Service Desk]].
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[[Image:NetdriveTroubleshooting1.png]]
  
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*This error below indicates that you have typed an incorrect username, password or both. Re-type the username and password that were provided to you and try again. Username and Password are '''Case-Sensitive'''. If it does not work contact the [[NCTE Service Desk| Broadband Service Desk]] for assistance.
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* Click on "'''Connect'''".  If you wish Netdrive to connect to your website space when you restart your computer, tick the box beside ''Connect at login/startup''.  We recommend you tick this box.
 
  
* Under "Drive", you should choose a drive letter that you are not currently using. If you are unsure what to set this to, leave it as ''X:''
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*The error below indicates that you already have a mapped drive created under that drive letter. Either disconnect the current drive or change the drive letter assignment and retry.
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[[Image:NetdriveTroubleshooting3.png]]
  
  
* A new drive now appears in "'''My Computer'''"
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*The following folder is where the files should be put if you're uploading files by copying and pasting them. <b>Note that files should be put inside this folder, not beside it</b>.
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[[Image:NetdriveTroubleshooting4.png]]

Latest revision as of 09:44, 17 April 2014

Netdrive for Windows XP, 2000, 98

Novell's Netdrive is a free WebDAV client, and is the recommended way to connect to the Scoilnet Web Hosting platform via Windows XP, 2000, 98. For Microsoft Vista please follow these instructions

Download

Netdrive is available for download here.

Using Netdrive

Install Netdrive

Instructions for installing Netdrive.

Configure Netdrive

Instructions for configuring Netdrive

Upload your files

There are two ways you can upload your files via Netdrive, both require netdrive to be installed, configured and connected to your school scoilnet hosting area.

  1. Publishing or exporting directly via your webdesign package such as WebsiteX5 or Dreamweaver. Where it asks for the destination directory, select the drive letter and school1.scoilnet.ie, e.g. x:\school1.scoilnet.ie. Your folder will have your Online Name instead of school1.
  2. By copying your website files directly, example

Troubleshooting Netdrive

  • If you receive the below error then you have mistakenly entered http:// instead of https:// in the Site Address/URL section. By adding https:// you will not receive this error.

NetdriveTroubleshooting1.png


  • This error below indicates that you have typed an incorrect username, password or both. Re-type the username and password that were provided to you and try again. Username and Password are Case-Sensitive. If it does not work contact the Broadband Service Desk for assistance.

NetdriveTroubleshooting2.png


  • The error below indicates that you already have a mapped drive created under that drive letter. Either disconnect the current drive or change the drive letter assignment and retry.

NetdriveTroubleshooting3.png


  • The following folder is where the files should be put if you're uploading files by copying and pasting them. Note that files should be put inside this folder, not beside it.

NetdriveTroubleshooting4.png