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IT Services provides a WordPress Multisite instance that is available to all students, faculty, and staff. All users with valid OCAD U credentials have access to this service automatically. GETTING STARTED: Go to: http://blog.ocad.ca [http://blog.ocad.ca] - this is the main landing blog for this service where information may be posted regarding update...
A browser cache keeps some site data on your computer which allows sites to load faster. Clearing the browser cache can help fix common issues in loading and displaying websites. CHROME * In the browser toolbar, click the MORE ⋮ icon. * Select MORE TOOLS and then select CLEAR BROWSING DATA. The Settings tab opens. * In the Time Range dropdown, ...
WEBSPACE - WEB SERVER For users of this service, please note that when you attempt to login with your SFTP client on/after MARCH 19,2021, you will be prompted to accept new SSH HOST KEYS by your SFTP client. YOU MUST ACCEPT/ALLOW THE UPDATE OF THE SSH HOST KEYS WHEN PROMPTED OR YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO CONNECT. All students and faculty members have ...
OCAD U IT SERVICES MAINTENANCE WINDOW FRIDAYS 7:30 AM TO 9:00 AM This brief weekly time slots helps IT Services ensure that OCAD U servers are patched, secure, stable and up to date with predictable and minimal down time. For more information on what IT Services supports, please visit the OCAD U IT Service Catalog [http://www.ocadu.ca/services/it/s...
WHAT IS ZOOM Zoom [https://zoom.us/] is a modern enterprise communications solution, with a secure, easy platform for video and audio conferencing, messaging, and webinars across mobile, desktop, and room systems. WHY USE ZOOM? When Teams meeting cannot accommodate the user or meeting needs, Zoom is ideal for: * External Guest(s) if they are not...
Virtual Backgrounds is a helpful feature to engage with your colleagues, limit visual distractions, or create an unified presence to identify speakers within your meeting or webinar. NOTE Using Virtual Backgrounds will have an impact on your computer system and may affect the overall meeting experience. File size restrictions: * Background image...
TIP: ALL ZOOM ATTENDEES MUST HAVE LATEST VERSION OF ZOOM CLIENT, APP OR WEB BROWSER INSTALLED TO PARTICIPATE. PLEASE NOTIFY YOUR ATTENDEES IN ADVANCE.  Tip: Avoid unwanted guests * Never share your meeting details (Meeting ID and passcode) on a public forum or social media * Always use a meeting password (set by default) * Do not use your perso...
ZOOM: JOINING A MEETING  TIPS: * MAKE SURE ZOOM IS UP TO DATE: Always update when prompted and update frequently * PRACTICE GOOD ONLINE MEETING ETIQUETTE: Follow the host instructions, do not speak over others, use a private chat window to not disrupt flow of the meeting * DON'T LET TECHNOLOGY GET IN THE AWAY OF PARTICIPATING: Check your audio ...