Don't Forget to Transition Your Files Before You Graduate

Author: Lenette Votava

All the hard work you've done as part of your Notre Dame academic career needs to go with you as you take your next step. You need to begin taking steps to transfer your files stored in:

  • Gmail & Google Drive
  • Box Resources
  • Other services including web pages, NetFile and AFS files

Just locate the files and other resources you want to keep from your Notre Dame account and transfer them to a personal account, such as your Notre Dame alumni account, within 60 days after you graduate. Your NetID will be deactivated after this time.…

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NetFile Storage Transition Underway

Author: Lenette Votava

As the University’s teaching, learning and research initiatives advance, the file storage requirements of students, faculty and staff continue to evolve. These requirements include:

  • More storage space
  • Ability to collaborate globally
  • Reliable access to files on a multitude of devices

One of Notre Dame’s current network file storage solutions, NetFile (\\fs.nd.edu), is over 20 years old and does not adequately meet these new requirements. As a result, it will be decommissioned beginning Tuesday, July 31, 2018

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Taste of Technology: IT Spotlight 2018

Author: Lenette Votava

Find Out What's New at Taste of Technology: IT Spotlight 2018

The OIT is hosting Taste of Technology: IT Spotlight 2018. You’re invited to sample some of Notre Dame’s newest technology tools that help simplify work tasks and save time.

DATE: Wednesday, March 14

TIME: 1:00-5:00 p.m.

WHERE: DeBartolo Hall

A mini-conference to sample new tools and tricks to improve your work life

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New Google Collaboration Tool: Team Drives

Author: Lenette Votava

Google Team Drive

Google has introduced Team Drives, a new collaboration tool. It is designed to simplify managing shared files for department and project teams, clubs, groups, committees, etc.

Team Drives is located within Google Drive, and will display beneath your My Drive space in your Google Drive. Anyone who manages files for groups or teams can take advantage of these benefits:…

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New Tap Card Readers on PrintND Printers

Author: Lenette Votava

The Office of Information Technologies (OIT) completed a project to replace the swipe card readers on all PrintND printers with tap card readers. Any printer not part of the PrintND printing system is not affected.

These readers are similar to those used in the dining halls. The only card that will work with the tap card reader is the new ID card (Irish1Card). Your old ID card will no longer work at the printers, and in order to release your print job, you will need to touch the screen to login manually.…

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CAS & Two Step Login Page Changes on 1-7-18

Author: Lenette Votava

Office of Information Technologies (OIT) system engineers will upgrade the Central Authentication Service (CAS) on Sunday, January 7, 2018 between 6:00 and 8:00 a.m.

During this timeframe, anyone trying to login to a service that requires single sign-on (including Gmail, Google, Box, ServiceNow, Sakai, etc.), may experience intermittent connectivity issues.…

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Self Help IT Tips While on Christmas Break

Author: Lenette Votava

Like most University offices at this time of year, the Office of Information Technologies (OIT) will be closed for the Christmas and New Year holidays beginning Friday, December 22, 2017 through Monday, January 1, 2018.

If you do have a question or run into an issue during Christmas break, you’ll find information and solutions documented in the self-service ServiceNow knowledge base

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Beware of Ransomware

Author: Lenette Votava

How would you feel if all of your photos stored on your computer were gone all of a sudden? Pictures of family, friends, vacations and graduations. Not just photographs but poems, short stories, grocery lists, school essays and every other kind of file you might store on your computer.

This past year, millions of photographs and other files belonging to thousands of individuals were held hostage by Ransomware. Criminals who use Ransomware are interested in just one thing: your money. In 2016, there was about 10 new ransomware malware programs per month, and it continues to grow in 2017.…

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Be "In The Know" About Valuable IT Resources

Author: Lenette Votava

As a faculty member at Notre Dame, you have access to many valuable IT resources. This information will help you get the most out of technology at Notre Dame this semester, as well as highlight some new and updated services.

 

Use Eduroam for the Best Wifi Experience

Eduroam is the now the secure wireless network service on the main Notre Dame campus. To enable eduroam, run the new utility on each one of your mobile devices at:

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IT Basics at ND for Students

Author: Lenette Votava

The Office of Information Technologies (OIT) is the central division that supports technology on campus. It develops innovative solutions and provides reliable services in support of Notre Dame's students, faculty and staff. These include products and services that you will use every day to complete tasks related to your studies or jobs.

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IT Maintenance Affects Banner Sevices Starting 5:00 p.m. 6-8-17

Author: Lenette Votava

Beginning Thursday, June 8, at  5:00 p.m. through 8:00 a.m. (ET) Monday, June 12, Office of Information Technologies (OIT) systems engineers will perform a variety of planned maintenance activities and upgrades.

 

Major IT services that will be UNAVAILABLE for some or all of the maintenance period include:

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MFA Grad Students Takes Top Prize in ND App Challenge

Author: Lenette Votava

The first Notre Dame App Challenge concluded on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 with presentations by each of the four final teams to the judging committee and the public in Mendoza's Jordan Auditorium.

South Bend City Connect, an app aimed at reducing the additional cost of poverty for South Bend residents, took the top prize of $7,500. The idea for the app was created by graduate students Miriam Moore and Robbin Forsyth, who are both pursuing Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degrees in the College of Arts and Letters. Formulating their app idea in September 2016, Moore and Forsyth were one of nearly 90 teams that submitted ideas for apps around the themes of "heal," "unify," and "enlighten," words espoused by Father John Jenkins during an address to campus in 2011.…

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Get More Out of Videoconferencing with Zoom

Author: Lenette Votava

Zoom is Notre Dame’s preferred audio and video conferencing solution. It is available for faculty, staff and students to use at no cost. This convenient conferencing tool can be used in the classroom tool just as easily as it can in the conference room.

Videoconference

Zoom offers many enhancements over WebEx. Skype or other web conferencing services, including:…

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Switch to the Eduroam WIFI Network Before 6-4-17

Author: Lenette Votava

Eduroam is the primary secure wireless network service on the main Notre Dame campus. On Sunday, June 4, the ND-secure wireless network will be removed from the main campus. If you are still connected to the ND-secure wireless network, be sure to switch to eduroam as soon as possible. By doing so, you will avoid any interruption to your wireless service on or after June 4.For optimal WiFi performance, run the new utility on each of your WiFi-enabled devices at: http://eduroam.nd.edu

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