FM Home Access

 Mac Users will still need to use Citrix until Microsoft updates the product.  Or, Mac users can purchase the app. See information below.
 

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Fayetteville-Manlius Schools is pleased to provide home access to student software programs and files. You have two choices: FM Home Access or Citrix. Mac, iPad or iPhone users can access our new FM Home access by purchasing an app called iTap. This product is free for PC users. Citrix is still free for Macintosh, iPad and iPhone users.

The servers are backed up and monitored daily; hundreds of users access both products daily. If there is a problem, an alert will be provided on the login screen in red.

The FM help desk is open from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. if you have any questions (692-1111). Select the REPORT A PROBLEM link and provide your phone number or email address.

Students in grades 5, 6 and 9 will attend a seminar the first two weeks of school on how to access FM Home Access and Citrix.

HOME ACCESS DOES NOT SAVE WORK FROM 1 a.m. to 6 a.m. FOR SECURITY REASONS.

If there is a problem with Citrix, you will find red text here indicating the timeframe for repair. If you are having a problem and there is no report on this page, follow the steps below or call or email the helpdesk at 692-1111. You can also report a problem from this link.

REPORT A PROBLEM

DIRECTIONS

FM Home Access LOG IN

1. Log in using the same username and password as in school. If your Internet Explorer prompts you to run an add-on. Select ALLOW. This will show on the bottom of your screen in yellow and white on Windows 7 and Vista and at the top in Windows XP. Select link for screen shot.

2. Click on the Remote Desktop icon once. Select link for screen shot directions.

3. Click CONNECT if prompted by a security window. Select link for screen shot directions.

4. For security reason, you will be prompted to log in a second time. Type Oaktree\username. You have to select the backslash located over the enter key. Type your password as before. If you type oaktree/jdoe, you will not be able to log in. Select link for screen shot directions.

You can now move files from your home computer to your FM account, print to your home printer, or modify a document from any external device plugged into your computer.

Directions for adding an iPad or iPhone app. There is a cost from iTunes.

Help

  • To be used only with Internet Explorer
  • iPad Users -  iTap, $11.99
  • iPad Setup: http://rdfarm.fmschools.org See directions above for gateway
  • Mac Users - This is still being tested. Join the test and try linking through iTap. There is a 30 day free preview. The cost for the App in iTunes is $24.99.
     

     








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