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An email alias is an email address that forwards messages to a single existing email address. An email alias is not an account and does not have a password associated with it. Email aliases must be requested and owned by a UIC faculty or staff member who will manage the forwarding of the alias. Email aliases are useful for receiving email related to a specific purpose that has only one intended recipient. 

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The Hessling Editor (THE) is a text editor that uses both command line commands and key bindings to operate. It is intended to be similar to the VM/CMS System Product Editor, XEDIT, and to Mansfield Software KEDIT. THE was originally written to be used by people already familiar with the above editors. For this reason, there is limited information on using THE. Greater emphasis is placed on reference materials, such as command syntax and configuration.

To install software for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 through Active Directory Desktop Advantage (ADDA):

Please visit Massmail Preferences to subscribe or cancel your subscription to Massmail. 

Important note: Subscription to Official and Urgent notifications is mandatory for all active UIC students, staff, faculty and affiliates with a UIC NetID. To update the email address used for subscription to Massmail and Urgent and Official notifications, update the forwarding of your UIC email address.

Service: Exchange

Your Exchange quota includes all your email, attachments, calendaring data, task items, and more. We strongly recommend that you manage your quota by deleting items you do not need and clear out the deleted items weekly. Your ACCC Exchange mailbox grows as you create and receive items. When you delete items, the size of the Outlook Data File (.pst and .ost) file might not decrease in proportion to the data that you deleted. There are several ways to manage your mailbox and reduce the size of the data file.

This article describes how to set the name on outgoing emails. With the exception of Exchange, the name can be customized directly in each email client you use. Below are a few examples:

Tags: googleapps
Service: GoogleApps

If you already have a gmail.com Google account and want to have the calendar associated with that account included in your GoogleApps@UIC calendar, log in to your other Google account and  "share" your other Google calendar with your GoogleApps@UIC calendar.

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ANSYS must ALWAYS be run using torque. You can run ANSYS in an interactive mode via a GUI that is called the launcher, or in a non-interactive (batch) mode. In both cases you start ANSYS using the qsub command.

Running ANSYS interactively (using the launcher)

You desktop PC will act as the X-server for the ANSYS launcher. Exceed is the ACCC-supported X-server package. However, you are not required to use Exceed; there are other Window-based X-server packages that will work just as nicely.

Tags: backup, mac, adsm
Service: Backups

This page has instructions on how to install and configure the TSM client, and to run a manual backup. Before you begin, you need to do some initial steps like registering your node and making sure your password is up to date.

The ACCC runs an LDAP server that you can use to look up the names and email addresses of people using NetID@uic.edu email addresses. This page explains how to use this LDAP server with Mozilla Thunderbird and with Eudora OSE, which is based on Thunderbird.

Tags: security

Only University faculty or staff members my request SSL certificates. To obtain a SSL certificate for your server, log in to the WebStore and select Unit Purchase (certificates are not available for Personal Purchase). Place an order for SSL InCommon Comodo Certificate.   We offer 1 and 3-year new requests and renewals.  

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Important note: If your program or software is not parallel or distributive, specifying more than one node and/or more than one processor does absolutely nothing other than waste resources that could be used by some other client. 

Department Phonebook contacts can make changes to staff Phonebook records in their department, as well as manage the unit's department listing as displayed in Departments A-Z search. Phonebook Contacts are assigned by a delegate authority in the department - usually a dean, director, department head or other designated employee. Delegate authorities can assign Phonebook contacts and other liaisons online.

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To request a new MySQL database email accounts@uic.edu indicating what kind of usage you intend and what disk space requirements you foresee needing. We can normally accommodate small to medium-sized databases without any problems, but we may need to account for larger databases with special hardware or setup scenarios.

To request a new  MS SQL database, email lan@uic.edu

If you already have a MySQL database, use the MySQL database and user management web application to:

  • add MySQL database users
  • remove MySQL database users
  • change access level (read-only or read-write)
  • change MySQL user passwords

Please note that MySQL usernames must correspond to existing UIC NetIDs. By default, each MySQL database also comes with two accounts:

Tags: blackboard

Yes.  The easiest way to add a narrated presentation to Blackboard is by using Echo 360 Lecture Capture. Echo 360 is available for free to UIC employees; it is easy to use and provides simple narration and editing capabilities.

Tags: googleapps
Service: GoogleApps

Closing a GoogleApps@UIC session is a two step process. You must do both.

  1. Click File and choose Print (or use the shortcut Ctrl + P or Command + P). By default your document will be printed double-sided (if it is longer than one page). 
  2. Verify the printer you have selected matches the lab you are in (unless you intend to have your job printed to a different lab).
  3. Click Print.
  4. Access the nearest U-Print Station and log in using your UIC NetID  and password.
  5. Once logged in, you must select the document that you want to print, and simply click Print once more. 
Service: Security

Password managers can help you remember and secure all of your passwords.

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