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    Migrate from MyFiles to OneDrive for Mac

    Step-by-Step

    Switching from MyFiles to OneDrive for Business for storage of your files is a 5-part process. You should be connected to the wired network when you make this switch. It will take time, depending upon the amount of data you are syncing.

    Mac OS X 10.9 and higher is the minimum Mac OS that is required for running OneDrive for Business.

    Part 1: Install OneDrive for Business

    First, follow the steps below to install OneDrive.

    Identify Fraudulent Email Messages

    Details

    Many people get tricked into giving their Dartmouth password to someone else via an email message they receive that appears to be from a valid sender, or they get malware installed on their computer by clicking a link in an email message that appears to be from a valid sender. When opening email - from someone you don't know or someone that you think you do - here are a few tips to quickly identify whether an email message you received is valid:

    Junk Email Filtering

    Step-by-Step

    Dartmouth uses Microsoft's Exchange Online Protection system (EOP) for junk email and phishing filtering. These settings are controlled by Microsoft. However, there are several way in which you can control your junk email.

    First, you can notify Microsoft of messages that were incorrectly flagged as junk, or incorrectly flagged as not junk. There are several ways to do this:

    Report junk email in your Outlook inbox:

    Tuning the AFS client for Macintosh

    Details

    Below are optional configuration and tuning steps for the OpenAFS Macintosh client.

    Tuning the AFS Client

    CrashPlan Frequently Asked Questions

    Details

    What is CrashPlan and how does it work?

    CrashPlan Proe is an automated desktop/laptop cloud-based backup service. Once installed on your computer it runs silently in the background, regularly backing up your data to the cloud, as long as you have a network connection.

    Who can use CrashPlan?

    CrashPlan is currently available to all active Arts & Sciences faculty at Dartmouth, for use on their Dartmouth-owned computer, free of charge.

    Canvas Service Overview

    Details

    Description

    Canvas is a web-based tool for teaching, learning, and collaboration. All Dartmouth classes are automatically provisioned with a Canvas site. Canvas integrates with many other teaching and learning tools used at Dartmouth. New features, enhancements and bug fixes are applied to Canvas every three weeks.

    Canvas is developed and hosted by Instructure.

    Quick Access

    https://canvas.dartmouth.edu

    All Canvas users log into Canvas with their Dartmouth NetID and password.

    OmniUpdate Editing Tips

    Details

    Many of these tips are Dartmouth-specific.

    Logging In to OmniUpdate

    Web Services has converted all OmniUpdate user accounts to use Dartmouth's DND Authentication System.

    The new login Username and Password format is as follows:

    Username: John_A_Doe
    Password: <your DND password>

    OpenAFS Client for Macintosh

    Details

    An AFS client is required for Macintosh systems to directly access the Dartmouth Research Data Storage system (RStor).  To obtain an account and storage allocation on RStor, see Accounts for Researchers (open to anyone at Dartmouth)

    Network Access Service Overview

    Details

    Description

    Dartmouth provides wired and wireless access to the Dartmouth network.

    All wired devices must be registered to the network to associate the device with an individual user.

    Dartmouth’s wireless system provides support for 802.11 a/g/n wireless standards. There are three main SSIDs: Dartmouth-Secure, Dartmouth-Public, and Eduroam.

    Quick Access

    Wired

    Sync'ing Data from OneDrive/Groups/SharePoint

    Details

    When to Sync

    • When you have enough hard drive space to handle the amount of data being sync’d.
    • When you are going to be offline (no internet access) and still need access to your OneDrive data.
    • When you want quicker access to your OneDrive files. Accessing locally sync’d OneDrive files is quicker than accessing them directly online.

    When Not to Sync

    • You do NOT want to sync data on a computer that is not yours. Like a public computer or your friends computer.

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