Option 1: Internet Explorer
Step 1: Type the following into the address bar in Internet Explorer http://qerdp.co.uk/ts. It may be necessary to add the address to the trusted sites list (Internet Options, Security tab).
Step 2: Windows Security dialogue box will pop up. Type in qecurr\username and your password. Username is equal to your own username that is used to log in at school.
Step 3: Active X error. You may see a message appear about ActiveX. You need to click on the yellow bar and allow ActiveX to be run on this page.
Step 4: The TS Web Access window will appear with three icons: Learning Resources, N Drive and Remote Desktop. N drive is your home folder on the school network.
Step 5: A RemoteApp security dialogue message may appear. You may click on the Drives box and then click on Connect. If you click on the drives box you will be able to see your computer’s C: drive when the next window opens.
Step 6: You will be asked to enter your login credentials again. The Learning Resources window will open. You can navigate to the folder of your choice and copy the files that you need. You can use copy and paste to copy a file from the Learning Resources window and paste it onto your own desktop or wherever you want to put it. You can copy files from your computer into the N drive so that they are on the school network.
Step 7: Viewing files on your own computer. Click on Computer in the address bar of the Learning Resources window. You will be able to navigate to your own computer’s folders on C or D drive depending on how many drives you have. Usually you will find your My Documents folder on C:\Users….\
Option 2: Remote Desktop Connection
Use this option if you don’t have Internet Explorer or don’t wish to use Internet Explorer. There is QERDP file on the LRA to download so that you don't need to follow these directions, however you will need to download it from school first.
Step 1: Open the Remote Desktop Connection program.
For Windows 8, if you don’t know how to use Remote Desktop, try this tutorial
For Windows 7, if you don’t know how to use Remote Desktop, try this tutorial
For Windows XP, if you don’t know how to use Remote Desktop, try this tutorial
For Windows Vista, if you don’t know how to use Remote Desktop, try this tutorial
For Mac OS, if you don’t know how to use Remote Desktop, try this webpage
Step 2: Type in the IP address of the remote computer: www.qerdp.co.uk.
Before you click on connect.
Click on Options and then click on the Advanced tab
Click on Settings in the Connect from anywhere section.
Click on Use these RD Gateway server settings:
Type www.qerdp.co.uk in the server name box
Click OK and then click connect.
Step 3: Type in your log in credentials for the school network qecurr\username and password. Username is your own log in name at school. Don’t type “username”.
Step 4: A new window will open. This will resemble the desktop you will see when you log in at school. Click on the Start button to open up Computer. You will see the same drives that you have access to at school – Learning Resources (w: ) and your home folder with username as its name (N:) . Now you can copy and paste files from this window onto your desktop on your home computer. You can also copy and paste files from your home computer onto the n: drive so you can see them when you log in at school.
Option 3: Mac Users
Step 1: Open the Remote Desktop Connection Client application. You may need to download this here.
Step 2: In the RDC window type the address mac.qerdp.co.uk Click on Connect and wait for the connection to load.
Step 3: In the Enter Your Credentials window type your school user name in the User Name box, your school password in the Password box and qecurr in the Domain box. You may tick the Add user information to the key chain, although you need to be aware that if your change your password at school you will need to update your key chain at home too.
Step 4: Click OK and then you may receive a message about the server name on the certificate being incorrect. Click on Connect.
Step 5: The school desktop will appear in the window. Use the applications as if you were at school. Make sure to save all work to your school home folder N: drive, don't save it to the desktop because it will be deleted.