The IXD program at Sheridan has a openVPN server at the hostname innovate.sheridanc.on.ca. To access it you must have the configuration files provided to you by either the system administrator or your instructor. Using the openVPN client Tunnelblick you will use those configuration files to setup a secure connection to innovate.sheridanc.on.ca If you are using windows, download the official OpenVPN client here. Once the connection is established that you can then use the secure connection to transfer sensitive files.
Note: If you're using an older version of Windows, you may need to use the alternate method below.
Open a new Finder window, and press Command-K to get the connect-to-server dialog box
If you receive the "You can't connect to the file share because it's not secure. This share requires the obsolete SMB1 protocol" error message then enable the SMB1 as follows: