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How Students can Map G: drives on their Personal

To map your OXY Student G: drive you will want to follow these instructions. For Windows PC Open “This PC” icon Click “Map Network Drive” Select “G:” drive (or whatever you’d like to use as your G: drive) in the… Continue Reading →

How to Mount OXY Network Drives

To manually mount/connect to the OXY network hard drives (G:\ , H:\ , etc.) after you have connected to the OXY VPN connection or if you have lost the Network mounts you can use these methods. If you have lost… Continue Reading →

What Is a MAC Address?

A Media Access Control address (MAC address) of a device is a unique identifier assigned to network interfaces for communications at the data link layer of a network segment. MAC addresses are used as a network address for most IEEE… Continue Reading →

Printing from Google Drive

Please note that Google Support confirms that printing directly from Drive is only available in Chrome. No other browsers. This is not an OS related issue, simply a limitation of the Google Drive service.  This is the way it has been and… Continue Reading →

Java errors related to Banner

There are occasionally 2x issues that require the roaming user profile to be reset, most notably Java errors related to Banner.  These errors will be user specific and only happen inside of 2x.  If the problem is more widespread than… Continue Reading →

How to Remote Connect to an Apple Computer

This guide provides instructions on how to remote connect to another Mac computer on Oxy’s network.

How to Access Oxy Services Using FTPS

About: FTPS is FTP using SSL for added security. SSL helps to ensure that you are connecting to Oxy’s servers and will ensure that all data transmitted between your device and Oxy’s servers are encrypted in transit end-to-end. FTPS is… Continue Reading →

Lookup administrator passwords to mailing lists

To look up passwords for a mailman mailing list: Login to the server mailman.cc.oxy.edu Become user root (“sudo bash” is a good way) Become user mailman (“su – mailman” – the hyphen is important) “cd OxyScripts” “grep listname data/List-Passwords”

Setting up the iOS Fortinet VPN client (FortiClient)

About: Connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to the Occidental College VPN (Virtual Private Network) in order to connect to the Oxy network from anywhere in the world (or across town). Note: If at all possible, Set up the Fortinet… Continue Reading →

Setting up the Mac OS X Fortinet VPN client (FortiClient)

About: Connect your Mac OS X computer to the Occidental College VPN (Virtual Private Network) in order to connect to the Oxy network from anywhere in the world (or across town). Note: If at all possible, Set up the Fortinet… Continue Reading →

Setting up the Windows Fortinet VPN client (FortiClient)

About: Connect your Windows PC to the Occidental College network from anywhere in the world (or across town) via the Oxy VPN (Virtual Private Network).  This article walks you through the installation of the FortiClient, the VPN client for use… Continue Reading →

Unable to log onto computer: No Logon Servers Available

Symptoms: User is unable to log onto to an Oxy PC computer. Error message: There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request.    

Remove/Re-Add PC to Domain

About: Sometimes, it becomes necessary to remove a computer from the domain to resolve a technical issue or to fulfill a request. Before removing computer from the domain, be sure to activate and the Local Administrator account and set the… Continue Reading →

Trust Relationship Failed Error Message

Symptoms: After entering username and password into an Oxy Windows computer user gets a “The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed” error message.       

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