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    Create shortcut to launch a FileMaker Server database

    Step-by-Step

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

    Dartmouth's Connections to the Internet

    Details

    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.

    Changing Your AFS Password

    Details

    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 'northstar.dartmouth.edu'.
    Old password:                       (nothing echoes)
    New password (RETURN to abort):     (nothing echoes)

    or, recent accounts in RSTOR Kerberos system:

    Konica Minolta Windows Setup

    Step-by-Step

    Shorten URLs

    Step-by-Step

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

    Final Draft for Windows

    Step-by-Step

    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 FinalDraft.zip.

    How do I Reset my TMS (The Museum System) Password?

    Step-by-Step

    The TMS (The Museum System) password should be the same as your Dartmouth netid password. If they are not the same, there is something out of sync with Oracle Database and name directory. The way to remedy this is to reset your Dartmouth password. This will sync with TMS to make the passwords the same.

    To reset your Dartmouth password, follow the steps at Changing Your Password.

    Display multiple accounts in Outlook for Windows

    Step-by-Step

    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.

    Request a New SharePoint Site

    Details

    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.

    Step-by-Step

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

    Off Campus Access

    Details

    VPN Access

    Starting the F5 VPN software on your computer when you are not at Dartmouth, will make your computer look like it is connected to the Internet from the Dartmouth network to all other devices, systems and services on the Internet. See VPN Service Overview for more information.

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