For internal staff only.
Accessing RSB IT services outside RSB or off campus
Remote access to the ANU and RSB network via VPN
- If you're not at RSB with a PC/Mac plugged in to a blue ethernet cable (e.g., you're at home or on ANU Secure wifi), use VPN to connect to RSB files and RSB printers.
- Connect to the RSB or ANU using remote access services (Global Protect (GP) or Cisco AnyConnect VPN)
- Tom's video guide to the new Global Protect VPN
- Once connected via vpn, browse to your files - if you don't know how, look in point 9 of this guide - it's accessible to VPN/RSB network connected users only. NB: you can't run both GP and Anyconnect at the same time - see here for how to switch).
Access your RSB desktop and network files through RSB box
- Use RSB 'dropbox' https://rsbbox.anu.edu.au to remotely access and edit your RSB desktop and fileshares via a web browser. No VPN needed, use your u-number and ANU credentials to log in. RSBbox is handy for accessing Word etc. files, but can be slow for large data.
Right-click on a file to edit it, download it or share it. To access RSB files on a phone or tablet: download the HttpCommander app from your app store, then add a new connection: Name: RSB, Connection URL: https://rsbbox.anu.edu.au/default.aspx , then your u-number and password.
- Tom's video guide to RSB box
ANU Collaboration toolset and Outlook web mail
- Does your group need a collaboration tool? Microsoft Teams is similar to Slack, and combines chat, skype-like video meetings and calls, and document management (through SharePoint), and is integrated with the ANU Microsoft ecosystem. Each site has 25TB of storage. Get started with MS Teams
- Access the MS Toolset through Office 365 mail weblink or Outlook web mail https://anumail.anu.edu.au, then click the 'App Laucher' icon (a square of 9 dots in the top left), and select Teams, then Join or Create Team.
- Microsoft Teams is available online, or through downloadable desktop app and phone app.
- The ANU collaboration toolset includes integrated services including SharePoint, OneDrive, OneNote, Teams, Chat, Outlook, online Office and more.
- Tom's video guide to co-authoring online documents in SharePoint
Zoom for online meetings
Off campus access to ANU internal URL's (Library, intranet)
- https://virtual.anu.edu.au (Reverse Proxy or EZ Proxy) The library URL is default, but you can paste in other internal URLs, such as https://intranet.biology.anu.edu.au )
- Tom's video guide to virtual ANU (library access).
Remote Desktop (RDP)
You can 'Remote' into your work desktop (which must be powered on) if you need to access software or compute power not on your home machine.
To request access, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your u. number and PC number (on the barcode sticker - e.g. RSB0001234).
Important! You will need to allow remote access, and also turn off sleep settings on the work PC you're remoting into, before the remote session (and turn back again after).
- Synchonise your references to your home machine before you leave campus.
- Tom's video guide to configuring endnote with virtual and setting up syncing
Adobe CC and other home use software
- Adobe has provided students with temporary access to Adobe CCE licensed products until May 31 2020 but ITS is trying to extend this to at least June 27.
- All ANU Full-Time Employees will have full, permanent access to Adobe CCE for at least the next 3 years.
- Read more about Adobe CC on personal devices and home use software.
- RSB Intranet, including RSB Intranet - Policies and RSB Intranet - Services (ANU access only)
- Access to the intranet off-campus, and laptops connecting by ANU wifi will need ANU VPN, or ANU reverse proxy (paste in the intranet URL, https://intranet.biology.anu.edu.au).
- The RSB IT Guide for new staff and students gives an orientation and overview of IT services and support.
Biology website login
- biology.anu.edu.au/user (for Profile, Group page and Project editing - all editing accounts created by request to email@example.com)
Remote Working at ANU