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Connect to MyWeb Using Dreamweaver CS5 in Windows

You may add, edit, or delete files on your MyWeb website in Dreamweaver by connecting through your RaiderDrive.

Please make sure you have activated your MyWeb service through https://eraider.ttu.edu  before proceeding.

NOTE: If you are off the TTU campus or connected through a wired connection in the TTU residence halls, establish a TTUnet VPN connection before beginning these steps.

STEP 1: Open Internet Explorer.

          

STEP 2: Type \\raiderdrive.tosm.ttu.edu\users\your_eRaider_username\myweb in the Address Bar of your Internet Explorer window, where eRaider is your eRaider username. Then, press Enter.

          

If prompted for credentials, use the following:

          

STEP 3: Close the RaiderDrive window which opens, and close Internet Explorer.

STEP 4: Open Dreamweaver and click on the Site icon. Choose Manage Sites from the drop-down list.

          

STEP 5: Before adding a new entry for MyWeb, review the list of sites to see if you have existing entries listed for your personal TTU website (MyWeb). If so, consider selecting them from the list and clicking Remove to avoid confusing them with the new entry you are about to add. (This will not delete or modify any of the actual files stored on the server.)

          

STEP 6: Click the New button.

          

STEP 7: In the new window that opens, click on the Site sub-section if it is not already selected. Type a name for your site in the Site Name box. This can be any descriptive name you wish, such as "MyWeb".

In the Local Site Folder box, type \\raiderdrive.tosm.ttu.edu\users\your_eRaider_username\myweb.

          

STEP 8: Click on the Servers sub-section, and then click the plus (+) button.

          

STEP 9: Under the Basic tab, configure the following settings and click Save.

          

STEP 10: Click Save.

          

STEP 11: If  you get a message about the cache needing to be recreated, click OK.

          

STEP 12: Click Done.

          

You will be able to edit your MyWeb website with Dreamweaver. Any changes you save will be immediately visible to anyone on the Internet at http://www.myweb.ttu.edu/your_eRaider_username or http://myweb.ttu.edu/your_eRaider_username.

Files you delete from MyWeb are unrecoverable.

The name of the home page required is one of the following:

The Web server will look for the file names in the order listed above. The file name is case sensitive. If you rename your home page file to one of these file names, then the page should show up when you go to your website's URL at either http://myweb.ttu.edu/your_eRaider_username or http://www.myweb.ttu.edu/your_eRaider_username. Be sure you have your home page in the root directory of your account and not in a sub-folder.

If you restart your computer or lose connection to your RaiderDrive, you may need to follow Steps 1-3 again to re-authenticate with RaiderDrive before you will be able to connect to MyWeb in Dreamweaver.