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    Tuning the AFS client for Macintosh

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

    Tuning the AFS Client

    CrashPlan Frequently Asked Questions

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    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

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    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.

    OpenAFS Client for Macintosh

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    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

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    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

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    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.

    Guide to Ethical and Legal Use of Software

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    Microsoft Office for Macintosh

    Step-by-Step

    Installing Microsoft Office on Your Macintosh

    File Sharing Service Overview

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    Description

    ITS provides a number of services that allow members of the Dartmouth community to share files with others across campus and beyond. These services include:

    • Box
    • OneDrive
    • SharePoint
    • SFTP
    • Canvas
    • Email

    Available to

    Dartmouth students, faculty and staff

    Understanding Access Control in AFS

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    In AFS, access control is applied at the directory level. The same permissions apply to all the files that directory contains. The Access Control List (ACL) is a list of users and/or groups, with the permissions that apply to each. The ACL for any directory may be displayed with the fs listacl command line tool on all AFS clients, and may also be displayed by the Explorer shell AFS plugin on Windows (right-click menu).

    Example fs listacl output:

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