Working From Home Instructions

Requirements:

  • You must know your computer name. You can find instructions on how to find your computer name here.
  • You must leave your computer ON!
  • You must have your own Windows (7/10) or macOS (10.12+) computer.
  • You must have internet access (high speed 10mbps+ strongly recommended)
  • If 2-Factor Authentication is enabled for your office, you will need a iOS or Android based smartphone.
  • You must know your work phone number
  • You must have a phone available to you

One Time Setup Instructions:

To connect to your workstation:

  1. Connect to the VPN with NetExtender (Windows) or SonicWall Mobile Connect (Mac)
  2. Open Remote Desktop Connection (Windows) or Microsoft Remote Desktop (Mac)
  3. Enter your computername.allenshariff.com when prompted. (ex. If your computer name is ASCCOLPC01, then you would enter asccolpc01.allenshariff.com)
  4. For the username type allenshariff\yourusername. (ex. if your username is jsmith, you would type allenshariff\jsmith)
  5. Enter your password
  6. You should now be connected to your workstation!

If you have any problems, please email help@allenshariff.com and include your contact information so that we can assist you.

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