Remote Access

Option 1:  REMOTE DESKTOP CONNECTION
On any PC or MAC computer using one of the following Web Browser
Firefox 7 /Chrome 14/Internet Explorer 9/Safari 5/Opera 10  or higher
  1. Open your preferred web browser.
  2. Type into your address bar: https://met-vlabs.bu.edu
  3. Click on MET-REMOTE server icon
  4. Enter your BU login name and password
  5. Press the “Log in” button
You have to use VPN client to connect to any MET/BU servers remotely
Go to http://vpn.bu.edu and download and install the client
Once the VPN connection established, follow the instructions below
Option 2:  MAP SHARED DRIVES
Map your “home” directory:
Right click on My Computer and select Map Network Drive option
In the Drive option select H:
In the Folder option type:  \\MET-SERVER.BU.EDU\HOME$\YOURBULOGINNAME
Make sure Reconnect at logon is checked and click Finish.
Map your departmental share:
Right click on My Computer and select Map Network Drive option
In the Drive option select K:
In the Folder option type:  \\MET-SERVER.BU.EDU\DATA$
Make sure Reconnect at logon is checked and click Finish.
Map your “storage” directory:
Right click on My Computer and select Map Network Drive option
In the Drive option select I:
In the Folder option type:  \\MET-SERVER.BU.EDU\STORAGE$
Make sure Reconnect at logon is checked and click Finish.