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When you're going to be away from your email for an extended period of time, you can use the auto-reply filter to automatically respond to your incoming email to inform senders that you're away, when you'll be back, and perhaps let them know who they can get in touch with for help while you're gone. 

Service: Exchange

These instructions apply to Microsoft Outlook 2007 and 2010. To set up an auto reply message from a shared mailbox, you will need to create a second Outlook profile that connects only to the shared mailbox.

Follow these steps to connect to UIC-WiFi wireless network using Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) or 10.6 (Snow Leopard):

The process of updating personal information in the UIC Directory, such as name, NetID, phone numbers or office location depends on affiliation with the University.

Students

Student information in the UIC Directory is managed by the Office of the Registrar. To update personal information, such as name or mailing address, students should access my.UIC.edu and via Student Self-Service update mailing addresses and preferred first name online. For updates to legal name, contact the Office of the Registrar.

Note: We recommend using the Global Address List as your default address book.

If you open the Microsoft Office Outlook Address Book and do not see the name or e-mail address you are looking for, you might need to choose another address book from the Address Book list. If you find yourself choosing another address book frequently, you can change the default address book that is displayed when you open the Address Book.

Connecting to our wireless network through Windows is easy with your UIC NetID and password. Windows 8 requires no external software, it's just a simple login. For Windows XP / Vista / 7, we have a UIC-WiFi Installer that can be downloaded and used to automatically configure your connection. We also have manual instructions at the bottom for people who would prefer to do that.

Instructors will often want to print the entire content of a thread or series of threads for reading offline. If a user attempts to print from the main course site view of the Discussion Forum this will create problems, due to the Blackboard frames layout. To format the content of a discussion forum for printing follow these steps:

To access many authenticated university services and create accounts, new students, faculty and staff must first activate their UIC NetID. The following information is required to complete the activation:

Service: Exchange

Have an ACCC Microsoft Exchange account and want to connect Microsoft Outlook 2010+ to it? Follow these easy steps to get it connected! If you need a copy of Office 2010 or 2013 for your UI owned computer, it is available for free on the WebStore.  If you need to install Office on your personal device, you will have to use Office 365.  You can download Office 365 Professional 2016 here. Remember to use your email address and ACCC common password to authenticate.

Quick links for Mac OS X and Windows:

Please note that Captures are sometimes referred to as Echos or Recordings in the software interface.

Mac OS X Windows 7

Capturing

Mac OS X has a built-in SSH client called Terminal which can be used to connect to remote servers. By default, Terminal.app is located in Applications > Utilities folder. Double-click on the icon to start the client.

Using Terminal for SSH

At the prompt type:

ssh NetID@hostname

​where NetID is your UIC NetID and hostname is the hostname of the server you are trying to connect to. For example, if user example1 wants to connect to tigger.uic.edu, she would type:

Your NetID and associated password are the only credentials needed to access most University and campus networking and computing services.  Services such as the my.UIC portal, Blackboard, email, campus computer labs, printers and more.

Passwords are managed centrally via the IAM Password Management service. 

Important note: iPod touch and iPad devices need an existing network connection to download and install the UIC-WiFi profile. You do not have to be connected to UIC-WiFi to download and install the profile, but you do have to be connected to the Internet. Please use another wireless connection (at home, coffee shop). 

To connect to UIC Virtual Private Network (VPN) on a Windows computer, download and install Viscosity from the WebStore. Free of charge for UIC faculty, staff, students, and affiliates.

Service: Basic Email

Most new staff and faculty, and almost all new students do not have a Basic Email account. Staff, please see Exchange Online, students see UIC GoogleApps.

Setting up a new account with Thunderbird is easy; you give Thunderbird your name, email address, and password. Thunderbird then looks up the  connection details (such as ports, server names, security protocols, etc.) in its database. It knows about ACCC Basic email accounts and about mail.uic.edu, the email server that you use to connect to your ACCC Basic email account.

Do you have an "always on" Internet connection? It's easy to think that no one could possibly be interested in your personal computer, but that's simply not the case. Having a fast Internet connection that's "always on" when you want to surf the Web is great for you, but it's also great for hackers from around the world who sweep through thousands of random IP addresses looking for computers that they can exploit. And what they can do is really quite scary.

Your UIC email address is in the form netid@uic.edu, where 'netid' is your UIC NetID. This is an email forwarding address, not an actual email account. In order to be used, netid@uic.edu must forward to an actual email account, which for most people will be a UIC email account managed by ACCC.

For students, faculty, and staff, your netid@uic.edu email must route to a UIC email account. The only exceptions to this policy apply to the following special cases:

Tags: printing, mac
Service: Printing

Before you install, confirm that ports 515 and 28303 are open on any firewall you are running. Visit the Pharos website to download the Pharos Popup Client for Mac OS X. Double-click on the installer to run it. You may need to authenticate as an administrator to run the installer. Select the volume to install the Popup application and click Install.

Symantec Endpoint Protection, SEP, is Symantec AntiVirus® combined with anti-spyware, firewall, intrusion prevention system, application control, device control, and proactive threat scanning into a single client, all managed by a single piece of management software.The combination allows instant upgrades without deploying specific software for each security technology. It protects from from both known threats and from threats that have not been seen before. Symantec Endpoint Protection protects against malware such as viruses, worms, Trojan horses, spyware, and adware.

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