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Tags: security
Service: Security

A firewall is a network protection tool that guards against and reports intrusions on your computer from the outside, or unauthorized communications from the inside which runs whenever your computer is on.

ACCC offers UIC faculty, staff, and students Zone Labs Integrity Desktop personal firewall for Windows. Zone Labs Integrity Desktop is Zone Lab's popular and effective Zone Alarm firewall software with additional privacy and protection features.

Check your balance and printing history for the current semester in the following ways:

An Active Directory (AD) account will be locked out if there are too many incorrect password attempts, either by the account owner or by a third-party attempting a brute-force password hack.

Should this happen to you, contact an ACCC consultant at any of the campus labs or the ACCC Service Desk for assistance in having the account unlocked. 

Tags: rt

If there is an existing RT instance in use by your department or campus unit, contact your unit's REACH member about creating a queue for your needs. However, if you need a new instance, send a request to systems@uic.edu with the following: 

1. Open Active Directory Users and Computers.

2. In the console tree, right-click the applicable organizational unit that will contain the new client computer.

3. Click New, and then click Computer.

    

 

4. Type the client computer name, click Next.

    

 

Service: Exchange

Internet Calendars are calendars that you publish to an Internet site, where others can view it or subscribe to it. Internet Calendars use the iCalendar format and the .ics file name extension.

Service: Exchange

By default, Outlook 2011 will hide the "Folders on My Computer."  This article will guide you through re-enabling these folders so that you can store emails locally on your hard drive. This can be useful if you are approaching your size limit on the Exchange server and need to free up some space without deleting any emails.

Students registered for classes at UIC are automatically enrolled into your site based upon the call numbers you specify in your site request. The batch enrollment process is run from two weeks before the semester begins until the Add/Drop deadline. The batch enrollment will add students into your course site, but you will have to un-enroll any students that drop themselves.

To manually enroll the students, follow the steps given below:

Tags: argo

Argo has been decommissioned.

For more information on High Performance Computing see https://acer.uic.edu

A University P-Card cannot be used as payment in the WebStore.

According to OBFS Guidelines for P-card use

Contact the appropriate unit to arrange lecture capture:

Please contact accounts@uic.edu regarding access to Blackboard for guest affiliates who do not have UIC NetIDs. Once a NetID is generated they can then be added to your Blackboard Learn course.

A UIC network ID, or NetID, is a public identifier used for authentication to many services provided by the ACCC as well as many University of Illinois computing and networking services.  The NetID is not a password and it is not an account itself but it is required in order to access ACCC and University services.

Use the Data Usage Monitoring Tool to view your data usage as calculated by ACCC. The Data Usage Monitoring Tool is the recommended method for monitoring your bandwidth usage on the UIC networks. Please note that although ACCC makes every effort to maintain the availability of its machines, the inability to access the monitor is not a valid reason for exceeding your data usage. Consult UIC Wireless and Res-Net Policy for the current data usage limit and other restrictions.

Beginning with the Academic Year 2015-2016, the faculty computer replacement program (commonly referred to as FaCT) has been restructured.

As of December 20, 2014, UIC's Blackboard login system was upgraded to a single sign-on with other UIC apps like Google Apps, Lynda, Box, and now Blackboard Learn.

As a result of this change, the .bb accounts that faculty and staff used to preview their course sites from a student’s view were deactivated. Instead of the .bb accounts, the new Student Preview feature will automatically generate a student user within Blackboard Learn courses, thus eliminating the need for two separate accounts.

Tags: password, voip
Service: Voicemail, VoIP

If you have forgotten your password, you can request a reset of your password. If you already know your password and want to change it:

  • Press the message button to access your voicemail.
  • Press (0) to access submenu
  • Select (1) Record unavailable message
  • Select (3) Change Name
  • Select (4) Temporary greeting

 

Files and software stored on the computers installed in the common use classrooms are not backed up.  This means that if there is a hardware or software failure on a classroom computer, files will not be recoverable.  For this reason, faculty are encouraged to utilize the Box.com service to store their files and be able to easily access them anywhere.  Alternatively, at least one USB port is provided for each classroom computer, to enable use of USB flash drives for portable file storage.  Please also note that after the end of a semester, all files and software a

Service: Exchange

There are two ways to work with another person's Microsoft Outlook folders — folder sharing and Delegate Access.

Folder sharing enables another person to access one of your folders, perhaps while you are on vacation. However, it does not include permissions for one to act on behalf of the other. For example, a person who can access your folders cannot reply to email messages or respond to meeting requests for you.

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