MyCN - Access CN Files Remotely

Issue/Question

  • How do I access my CN files from remote?
  • What is MyCN?
  • How do I use MyCN?

Environment

  • Oregon State University
  • Community Network (CN)
  • MyCN

Explanation

MyCN is a web-based tool for accessing files on your CN-Home and CN-Share network paths (also commonly referred to as the "P" and "S" drives). VPN is not required to access MyCN from off-campus. The information in this article applies to CN customers only.

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Resolution

Windows or Mac

  1. Open a web browser and navigate to http://mycn.oregonstate.edu
    mycn.oregonstate.edu in the URL bar of a web browser.
  2. Log in with your username@oregonstate.edu account
    • Note for Student Employees: login as se-username@oregonstate.edu
      MyCN "Sign in" screen with example username "beaverb@oregonstate.edu".
  3. Click on the + signs in the navigation window on the left to browse to your file locations.
  4. For help using MyCN, click on the "User Manual" link near the top of the page.

Working with Files and Folders in MyCN

  • Files can be dragged and dropped into folders, just like a standard file explorer
  • Folders/files can be shared by link or email by the 'Share' button in the toolbar, or right-clicking and selecting 'Share'; see MyCN - Share a File or Folder with a Link for steps
  • For any folder/file you have access to, you can download it by clicking the 'Download' button in the toolbar, or right-clicking the file and selecting 'Download'
  • Using the 'Upload' button, you can upload your own files to any shared file space you have access to

Mobile Devices

There are mobile apps available for Android and iOS (iPhone, iPad) devices. The app is called "HTTP Commander".

 

For assistance, contact the Service Desk.

 

Details

Article ID: 54736
Created
Thu 5/31/18 9:52 AM
Modified
Fri 5/8/20 3:19 PM