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.
Because of the corona virus situation, we are working remotely for the present.
The units which produce it services for University of Oulu and for Oulu University of Applied Sciences (OAMK) combine. This is carried out as a part of the wider connecting decision of internal services.
4 € has been added into your printing quota if you have printed during the autumn term.
Come to get know IT services and the future winds to Tellus Stage on Thu, Dec 19 at 12 - 14!
IT Helpdesk is having the Christmas break Dec 23 - Jan 3.
On Tuesday all the service points of IT Administration will be closed at 12.
Five vendors enable 156 laptops to be lent.
4 € has been added into printing quotas by the University 1st August, 2019
The university’s user accounts created 1st August 2019 or later have user rights to Office 365 Education service automatically without an activation procedure. This applies to both the new students and the new staff.
There will be a system upgrade break in the IdM system of IT Administration services on Mon 27th and Tue 28th beginning at 16:00.
IT Administration Services have negotiated the new prices of IBM SPSS licences, which came into force 22 March, 2019. The licensing agreement which lasts for three years made the halving of prices possible for the staff as well as the students.