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RLAB IT Help Documents


Please be aware of YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES as a RLAB and LSE member, visitor or associate:
  • Keep all IT usernames and passwords SECURE.

  • BACK UP YOUR WORK regularly on your provided networked user space
    (your J: or Z: drive) and/or external media such as CDs or DVDs.

  • Staff and students who wish to connect their own computers to the LSE network ARE REQUIRED to install and regularly update antivirus software.

    LSE strongly recommends the use of Sophos Antivirus, available free from to all current staff and students.

All users of LSE IT equipment, services and support, are bound by the Conditions Of Use Of IT Facilities At The LSE

  • Accounts and Passwords

  • Personal Devices

  • Email

    1. Outlook Desktop Access
    2. Outlook Web Access
    3. Outlook on Personal Devices (on LSE website).
  • Saving your Work

  • Viruses

  • Networking and remote access

    1. Connecting to eduroam Wi-Fi (Windows)
    2. Connecting to eduroam Wi-Fi (Mac OS X)
    3. Setting Up VPN (Windows)
    4. Setting Up VPN (Mac OS X)
    5. Setting Up VPN (Linux)
    6. Connecting to your J: or Z: drive (Windows)
    7. Connecting to your J: or Z: drive (Mac)
    8. Connecting to your H: space (Windows)
    9. Connecting to your H: space (Mac)
    10. Connecting to your U: drive (Windows)
  • Printing

  • Video conferencing

  • Personal web pages

  • Read this guide for information on how to get your own LSE personal web page and connect to your webspace drive from RLAB, from your laptop, or from home.