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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...
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 ...
Keep Teams meetings secure and reduce the odds of unwanted guests. Teams offers a number of security settings and features to help reduce the possibility of unknown or unwelcome attendees joining your meeting or event. These settings also help you manage the meeting in the way that works best for you. * Changing Meeting Options * Access Meeting Op...
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...
How to check and update your Zoom client? How to install Zoom Client? How to install Zoom Outlook plugin? How do I reset my password? What are the system requirements for large meeting? What is the difference in functionality between desktop client vs Mobile app? What features are lost when using a web client? What is the difference between Licensed ac...
KEEP ZOOM MEETINGS SECURE AND REDUCE THE ODDS OF UNWANTED GUESTS Zoom offers a number of security settings and features to help reduce the possibility of unwelcome attendees joining your meeting. Unwanted attendees could listen, capture screenshots, or disrupt the meeting. Security setting options before your Zoom meeting Security options during your...
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 ...
TIPS FOR RUNNING EFFECTIVE ONLINE MEETINGS * Online meetings ≠ real in-person meetings: The meeting needs to be structured, as participants cannot all speak at once. Lead the meeting, inviting questions at specific times, and use the Chat feature to have participants request the floor. * Use Mute and Unmute options for Video / Audio: when you don'...