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    Working within your Mailbox Quota

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    At Dartmouth, each mailbox has a limit for the amount of data that can be stored within it. We refer to this as the Mailbox Quota. That quota varies by mailbox but for most will be 100 GB. If you exceed the quota, you will no longer be able to send e-mail from your account.

    Leaving Dartmouth - Export Email and Contacts to Gmail

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    Follow the steps below to transfer email and contacts from your Dartmouth.edu account to a gmail account.

    1. Set up forwarding of your Dartmouth email to your Gmail account.

    Important: Once you complete this step, no email will be delivered to your Dartmouth.edu mailbox; it will only be forwarded to the email account you specify. You will not be able to recover messages sent to your Dartmouth.edu account after your set forwarding from your Dartmouth.edu mailbox. Therefore, ENSURE that the email address you enter is accurate.

    Optimizing Content on Your Website

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    Provided below are tips for improving your website and content for the Google Site Search (GSS) engine. These tips are excerpts from "Google's Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide, Version 1.1, 13 Nov 2008" (the latest version at Google Webmaster Central) and have been modified for OmniUpdate users.

    These tips align with best practices for any website content development.

    Collaboration, File Sharing and Data Storage

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    Dartmouth has a range of tools available for collaboration, file sharing and storage – each filling a unique need within the Dartmouth community. Some allow you to collaborate in real-time without storing the document in any different location; others allow you to store the document in a location where members of a group or team can access it when they need; others are for individual use only providing file storage that is available from any computer connected to the Internet, or file recovery needs.

    LDAP Directory Migration

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    On April 4, 2017 @ 6:00AM, the Redhat directory servers (a.k.a. DND LDAP, ldap.dartmouth.edu, ldap.dartmouth.org) are going out-of-maintenance and will be decommissioned. Before they are decommissioned, all applications/services should be updated to use the new directory servers (Oracle Unified Directory) or Active Directory as appropriate.

    The new directory servers have been configured to be as similar to the old directory servers as possible/appropriate to reduce the impact as applications are migrated.

    Banner 9 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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    Dartmouth began the first step in moving our student system from Banner 8 to Banner 9 on January 29, 2018. The first part of that process was to move what is known as "Banner Forms" into the new system; "BannerStudent" remains the same until later in 2018.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Network Registration

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    Who Needs to Register?

    Anyone attempting to plug into and use the wired campus network will need to be registered in order to use the network. Computers connected to the VPN or those that have static IP addresses are already registered.

    Who Is Allowed to Use the Wired Network?

    You must be affiliated with the college (faculty, student, and staff) and be able to provide campus credentials (your NetID and password) to register.

    Differences Between AFS and Native UNIX/Macintosh/Windows File Systems

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    Most users will only notice small differences between AFS home directories and standard UNIX home directories, but there are differences some users will encounter on a daily basis. The table below highlights the major differences users are likely to notice when using AFS.

    Identify Fraudulent Email Messages

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    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:

    Saving Files to Office 365 Groups or SharePoint

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    There are four different ways in which you can save files/folders to an Office 365 Group or SharePoint site. Chose the one below that works best for you.

    There are some limitations:

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