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Students accessing N Drive files from home


If these preferred options are not suitable then N:Drive is available for use.




This guide is for students who need to access their N Drive (Home Share) from home.

Staff, please see this guide for accessing your N Drive or this guide for accessing your G or T Drives.


Connecting to your N Drive from home 

The guidance below is for anybody using Windows 10.  There is a separate guide if you're using a Mac computer.


STEP 1: Running WebDrive 

Webdrive can be run via the Software Hub service. Once you have logged into Software Hub, search for Webdrive and choose the Launch button.

STEP 2: Set up a connection

        1. Right-click on the WebDrive icon and choose Open WebDrive.
        2. Click the Plus icon.
        3. Click SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol). In the Connection Name field enter a suitable name, such as Home Directory.

SFTP Screenshot

       4. For the Server Address, Enter the Url/address
       5. In the Username field, enter ad_us\ and then your Sussex username (for example, ad_us\ano123).
Enter your Sussex password in the Password field. Click Save.
       6. Click the Cog icon on the SFTP connection you created and Click SFTP settings.
       7. In the default directory section, set this as /its/home/ then your username (for example its/home/abc123). Click the arrow back icon.  

Once set up, to use WebDrive:

  1. Each time you login to your computer/laptop open Webdrive from the Start Menu
  2. Click the Connect button on the connection listed.



created on 2010-01-01 by Chris Limb
last updated on 2024-03-21 by Benoit Sharp