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    Renew a Canvas Guest Account


    In those instances where a faculty member would like to invite or approve someone outside of the Dartmouth community to participate in their class, and needs that person to have access to their class website, they will need to request a "Guest Account". Please see Canvas Guest Accounts for more information.

    Dartmouth's Connections to the Internet


    Dartmouth is connected to the Internet via 2 separate ISP providers: Level3 and VermontTel. Each provider is connected at 2Gbps to the college.

    We attach to Level 3 (a tier one provider) in Boston at the regional ISP distribution point called the Northern Crossroads (NOX) which is managed by MIT. We transport our traffic to the NOX via a regional optical network which we are a consortium partner in with the University of New Hampshire, and the University of Maine.

    Create shortcut to launch a FileMaker Server database


    Follow the steps below to create a shortcut for opening FileMaker Server databases without opening FileMaker first and selecting the database from a list.

    Changing Your AFS Password


    You can change your password from any system that has the Kerberos tools or AFS client installed. The easiest way for Linux users is to login to Polaris, Andes or Discovery and use the command rcpasswd. Here is an example of what that will look like.

    legacy accounts:

    NOTE: Input is NOT VISIBLE
    Changing password for 'username' in cell ''.
    Old password:                       (nothing echoes)
    New password (RETURN to abort):     (nothing echoes)

    or, recent accounts in RSTOR Kerberos system:

    Konica Minolta Windows Setup


    Before you begin, you will need to know your computer’s operating system. To find this information:

    Display multiple accounts in Outlook for Windows


    If you are someone's assistant, and part of your job is to read, and respond to email for someone else, you can have your Outlook account set up so that both your Outlook account, and the Outlook account of the person whose email you monitor are both displayed when you log into your account.

    Have the person whose account you need access send an email to [email protected] requesting that you be granted full access and send permissions to their account. Once the permissions have been set, execute the following steps.

    Final Draft for Windows


    1. Connect to the Internet via Ethernet on Dartmouth Campus, Eduroam wireless, Dartmouth Secure Wireless, or VPN.
    2. Click to download Final Draft 9 for Windows.
    3. You will be prompted to Save, Run, or Open the File. Click Save or Save File and OK.
    4. Navigate to your web browser's downloads and right-click

    Request a New SharePoint Site


    SharePoint Online is part of the Office365 suite and is a powerful platform on which to build team websites for collaboration. A SharePoint Online site allows you to centrally manage and share files, assign tasks, build lists, share announcements, manage schedules and more.


    To request a new SharePoint Online site send an email to [email protected]. Include the following information in your email request:

    Shorten URLs


    If you have a long URL that you want to create a short cut to follow the steps below:

    Enhancing Your Website


    There are several ways to enhance your existing department or program website.


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