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    Require Login to Access Outlook for Windows


    To be prompted to enter your password each time you start Outlook, change the configuration on your computer:

    Create a Group in Office 365


    An Office 365 group includes a shared workspace for conversations, files, calendar events and more so group members can communicate, collaborate, and quickly get stuff done.

    To Create an Office 365 Group using BWA:

    Share Calendar with Non-Dartmouth Account


    You can share the free/busy information on your calendar with non-Dartmouth accounts. You cannot share the details of your calendar with non-Dartmouth accounts; only whether you are free or busy.

    To share your calendar with someone who doesn't have a account follow the steps below:

    Manage a Group in Office 365


    Follow the steps below to make changes to a group you own.

    Delayed delivery of messages in Outlook 2016 for Windows


    The default is for Outlook to have the Use Cached Exchange Mode field checked. When Cached Exchange Mode is on, a copy of your mailbox is stored locally on your computer. This provides quick access to your data, but in this state, mail cannot be queued to be sent when the Outlook mailbox is not open.

    Create a Contact Group in Outlook


    Outlook 2013, 2016 (Windows)

    1. Click Contacts (or People) in the Navigation pane on the bottom left of the Outlook window.
    2. On the Home tab, click New Contact Group.
    3. In the Name field, type the name of your Contact Group (for example, "Political Friends").
    4. On the Contact Group tab, in the Members group, click Add Members.

    Create a new Outlook Contact


    One contact can have multiple email addresses, phone numbers, street addresses, etc.

    Request a Group Mailing List


    Mailing lists can be created on central systems so that they are available for use by multiple people. There are two different systems in use at Dartmouth - the Cloud based system and the ListServ system - in which these shared mailing lists can be created. Where they are created is dependent upon the features needed, who will be maintaining the lists and who will be members on the list.

    Glossary of Computing Terms


    Glossary of Terms

    Active Directory: Microsoft’s directory product that contains the user account names and passwords that are used to access Microsoft-based systems like the Windows network, Exchange, Office 365 or Microsoft Online Services (MOS).
    Blitz Web Access (BWA): The way in which current Dartmouth students, faculty and staff can connect to their email and calendar account using a web browser

    Using a File Transfer Program (FTP)


    FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol. A file transfer protocol program provides a way for computers to "talk" to each other in order to transfer files. This is the recommended alternative to transferring either large or many files instead of sending them as an an e-mail message attachment or enclosure. As most e-mail systems have a limit on how large an enclosed file can be (one to three megabytes is a common value) FTP applications can provide a solution to that problem.


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