IT Services

Networks and remote connections

User guides for the different applications offered by the IT Services.
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General

How to find your home directory
What to do in order to find out where your home directory is
My internet connection from the student village does not work. Who should I contact?
Problems with network connection
If you have problems with your connection, here are some things you should check out before contacting advisory service. If you succeed to locate the problem, you might be able to fix it all by yourself (also the next time when the same problem occurs) or hasten counselling and repairing the problem, for all the options don't have to be talked through with the counsellor.
Protecting files
How to prevent access to your www directory from outside the University of Jyväskylä
Why doesn't service X work within or outside of the University network?
Why doesn't the FTP/WWW/etc. service that I installed in my machine within the university network work in the outside world? Or: why doesn't the service from the outside world work within the university network?

Remote services

Remote access to the JYU network: VPN connection on Macintosh
With VPN connection you can connect to the JYU network, enabling remote access to services that otherwise cannot be accessed outside of the JYU network. For example, network drives (e.g. U-drive) can be accessed remotely. This guide helps you to install and use the VPN client on a Macintosh-computer.
Remote access to the JYU network: VPN connection on Windows
Transferring files between your own computer and university home directory using WinSCP
How to upload and download files to and from your own university home directory (U-drive) and www-directory (W-drive) using WinSCP.
Apple Macintosh & network drives
Data transfer between Macintosh and University network drives

VPN

Remote access to the JYU network: VPN connection on Macintosh
With VPN connection you can connect to the JYU network, enabling remote access to services that otherwise cannot be accessed outside of the JYU network. For example, network drives (e.g. U-drive) can be accessed remotely. This guide helps you to install and use the VPN client on a Macintosh-computer.
Remote access to the JYU network: VPN connection on Windows
Apple Macintosh & network drives
Data transfer between Macintosh and University network drives
How can I access the databases of the library from home?
Remote access to the JYU network: VPN connection on Linux
VPN connection on the Linux system

WLAN

Android and wireless network (Wi-Fi / WLAN)
Connecting to the JYU wireless network (jyu-student & jyu-staff) and to eduroam on Android devices
Apple iPhone / iPad / iPod Touch (iOS) and wireless network (Wi-Fi / WLAN)
Connecting to the JYU wireless network (jyu-student & jyu-staff) and to eduroam on Apple iPhone / iPad / iPod Touch (iOS)
Nokia Lumia (Windows Phone) and wireless network (Wi-Fi / WLAN)
Connecting to the JYU wireless network (jyu-student & jyu-staff) and to eduroam on Windows Phone devices
Wireless network (WLAN / Wi-Fi) on Windows
Tutorial for using the JYU wireless network (jyu-student & jyu-staff) as well as eduroam
Wireless network (WLAN / Wi-Fi) settings for Mac OS X
How to login to the JYU wireless network (jyu-student & jyu-staff) and to eduroam
Eduroam
In what places University WLAN can be used?
Where University WLAN works and how you read WLAN coverage maps.
VPN connection on the Linux system
Wireless guestnet network
Wireless guestnet network of University of Jyväskylä. The guestnet netrwork is for visitors of University. Staff and students of University use services of staff and student subnets
Wireless local area network on older Nokia smart phones
WLAN on Nokia smart phones. You are guided by screen shots on how to do the right settings for connecting to the wireless local area network (WLAN). On the Symbian 3 system the PAP security option is possible.
Wireless network (WLAN / Wi-Fi) on Linux
Settings for the JYU wireless network (jyu-student & jyu-staff) and for eduroam on Linux
WLAN - Wireless Network
University of Jyväskylä has a wireless campus network. Network can be used by anyone with valid user account to university computers.