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Log In for the First Time
After installing Intranet Connections in your internal environment, you'll be able to access the intranet site using a URL similar to http://server name or IP/Intranet.
Depending on how your site has been configured, you may not browse to the /Intranet folder as noted above. If you can't access your site, speak the person on your IT team who installed the software to find out how to access your site.
You'll be prompted for a set of login credentials (i.e., username and password). The default administrative credentials are:
After logging in, you'll arrive at the Home Page of your intranet site. The Home Page is the default landing page that all users will see after logging in to the intranet.
Log In to Your Intranet
If your intranet has been set up using Active Directory (AD), all user information will automatically be pulled in and users will be authenticated. No log in or log out is required.
If you're not using AD for your intranet, you'll be prompted for a log in when you land on the Home Page. Log in with the credentials you've been provided. You can log out by clicking the link, top right.
External Access to Intranet
Intranets are by definition an internal website with staff-only information. However, in many cases, organizations want to make this staff information available to those who are working offsite or traveling.
Security considerations are key when thinking about externalizing your intranet, and your Information Technology staff will definitely need to be involved. Learn more about externalizing your intranet in our Build an Extranet (Lockdown Guide) article.
Your intranet can be accessed on your cell phone if you're on an internal network, on mobile VPN, or if your site has been externalized. Learn more about Mobile Use of Intranet.