Laptop Access to H: Drive
You can access your H: drive from your laptop using a secure FTP (File Transfer Protocol) program.
We are using an FTP program called Cyberduck. Cyberduck works for
both Windows and Macintosh computers. Using Cyberduck, you will
be able to access your files from almost anywhere that you have an
internet connection. We say "almost" because there are some
places which have a firewall that prevents the connection.
is a "freeware" program. This means that you can download and use
the program for free. The software developers do, however, ask
for donations to help with the cost of writing the program. CWSL
has made a donation on behalf of our students, and a donation/license
key will be included so you don't keep getting nagged about making a
We recommend that you use Cyberduck to copy
all school related files to your H: drive daily as a backup. This
way, your school files will be backed up in a secure location.
And if something does happen to your personal computer, you can
access the files from a computer in the Student Computer Lab.
Cyberduck for Windows laptops
Cyberduck for Macintosh laptops
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