At this time, yes. Non-Windows systems may be incorporated at a later date. In the meantime, Macs will continue to be fully supported.
New usernames will be formatted with the first initial of your first name and full last name. For Example: “Tyler DeNormandie” will be “tdenormandie”.
Your password must be complex, conforming to the following standard:
For University guidelines on choosing secure passwords, go to http://safecomputing.uchicago.edu/practices/passwords.html
Your user account will be locked out after 6 unsuccessful attempts to log on to your computer. It will be automatically unlocked after 30 minutes has passed. You may call the Help Desk (2-2056) to have your account unlocked immediately.
The way you access your files shares and network drives will not change. Your username and password may be required to access various resources. Usernames should include the BSDAD domain. For example: “Tyler Denormandie” will be “bsdad\tdenormandie”
If you have the proper permission to view the share it will open. If you receive an error message, please contact the BSDIS Help Desk at 2-2056.
BSDIS provides several centrally managed print servers to meet the needs of our customers. Before you begin the process of mapping to a printer please have the printer’s name, location and server ready.
To map a printer from the print server (Windows):
The selected printer should now be added to the list of printers to which you can send jobs.
The following is a list of BSDIS print servers:
Tickets can be submitted by phone (2-2056), e-mail or online. When your ticket is created you will receive a reference number. Please keep this number for your records. Please include the following information when creating a ticket or calling the BSDIS Help Desk:
The Service Desk hours are 8am to 5pm Monday thru Friday. Off-hours phone support for critical issues is available by calling 2-2056 and leaving a voice-mail message.
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NEW! Storage Standards
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