If the message came from ICT Services of the university, it is quite justified most probably! On the basis of the student register of the university, your right to study has ended and therefore you got the message. The student's user account is valid four weeks after the end of study right.
On Friday September 18, the service numbers and the service point
Software update causes short breaks in September, October and November.
ICT Services were rewarded in the opening ceremony of the university for realizing the value Succeeding Together exemplary.
The computer classrooms maintained by the ICT Services as well as the self-study workstations have been opened. Also some of the laptop vendors are at students’ disposal after the break.
An introduction in Finnish on Friday 11th September at 13 - 15 in Teams
The common Campus ICT service point of the University of Oulu and the Oulu University of Applied Sciences has been opened on Linnanmaa campus.
The ICT supports of the university and OAMK have been united as a new service point called Campus ICT. The new service point serves both students and the staff of the university and OAMK in all ICT matters.
Zoom meetings are required to have either a password or a waiting room from July 19 on. You will find these options from the meeting settings.
During the summer holidays, some delays can appear in the answering requests.
Skype for Business has been replaced with Teams in the university. Teams is a part of Office 365 Education services and it has already been used as an instant messenger and as a teamwork and meeting tool.
The laptop vendor in Tekniikanaula lobby is open. The other vendors are still closed because of the exceptional situation.
UPDATE July 23: The vendor is closed from now on.
Microsoft has announced that Skype will be replaced by the newer and much more diverse Teams and that organizations should switch to using it as soon as possible. Teams has been available for a long time alongside Skype, and now already 3000 people at the university are using Teams every day for discussions, online meetings, team workspaces and file management. With Teams, you can collaborate effectively in one place.
Wistec Online is an e-learning service, which has been now opened for the students and staff. Update your ict skills or learn the use of new tools with the help of videos, trainings or written material.
Have you already taken care of the necessary inquiries and materials for the new Webropol?
During last weeks, ICT Services of the university have brought into use new servers which are suitable for remote working. On these so-called remote desktop servers there are several special and science-specific software for all the students and researchers. The installing of many of these programs to your own workstation requires a licence but the use of the same software through the remote desktop is free for you.
In recent days, there has been a lively media debate about the privacy of Zoom, which is used for distance working and learning. The University of Oulu has reviewed the comments made and investigated the implementation of data security and data protection in Zoom, but this does not exclude the possibility that new issues related to data security will emerge in the future.
ICT Services have brought into use new remote servers which make possible for students and researchers to use the university's licensed software remotely without payment.
If you were one of the first OpenVPN users, you may now get an error message when trying to open the OpenVPN connection: Authentication Failed . This is due to the fact that the default setting of the validity of the profile was a week at that time. Create now a new profile, the validity will automatically be 2 years.
Because the micro computer classes and the self-study computers of the University of Oulu are not available at the moment, the new service will be brought into use to make science specific software available remotely for teaching and research.
The scammers are now utilizing the exceptional situation caused by corona, in many ways. The themes of phishing are, among others, protecting from the corona virus and remote working connection.
All the laptop vendors have been closed today. The rest of the computer premisies will be closed beginning tomorrow, 18th March.
The University of Oulu will switch entirely to distance learning and close its campuses from students, in accordance with the guidelines from the Government of Finland. Closure of premises takes effect on Wednesday, March 18, and will last until April 13.
You can get a connection to the university's network drives, among others, to your personal home directory from outside the network with OpenVPN Connect client.