About: Some HTML / CSS websites are hosted on our web server, sites.oxy.edu. Connecting to the server to access or update files requires mapping the network drive (on-campus access) or connecting via 2x or ftps (off-campus access), in conjunction with… Continue Reading →
About: The Almighty Scripts List. These scripts only work on Oxy employee or department PC’s that ITS maintains. There are currently no scripts of this kind available for Macs.
About: We’ve built a tool (PC only) that ITS Helpdesk student workers can use to troubleshoot account problems for students and employees.
About: Accounts are locked by Google if it appears compromised; we can unlock the account after the password has been changed. Before we unlock the account let them know they need to change the password and let us know when… Continue Reading →
About: If a student or employee has had their Oxy Gmail account disabled, this is likely due to Google disabling a potentially compromised account. Core Services should have already been notified and will have made a ticket within their team… Continue Reading →
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”
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 →
About: At times we receive requests for listservs or aliases or mailboxes for departments or groups. Sometimes one specific option is requested but another option may better meet their needs. We need to understand and help clarify requirements to ensure… Continue Reading →
About: Our mailing list software, Mailman, has both a web interface and the ability to make changes by emailing specific commands. Instructions for the web interface are below.
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 →
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 →