Presentation on theme: "CSEE Graduate Student Orientation CSEEIT. Introduction Geoff Weiss Computer Systems Manager."— Presentation transcript:
CSEE Graduate Student Orientation CSEEIT
Introduction Geoff Weiss Computer Systems Manager
New CSEE Computer Account GL account needs to be activated Paper request form found in ITE325 office Fill out top section Needs to be signed by the appropriate faculty member Submit form to ITE325F Account remains available as long as you are an active student
Account Features UNIX shell on Solaris and Linux Disk space (quota enabled) CSEE account Personal Web space (http://www.csee.umbc.edu/~username/)
CSEEIT This is a constantly evolving environment CSEEIT vs. DoIT my.cs.umbc.edu vs. my.umbc.edu
System Usage Privilege (not a right) Use a complex password –Mixed case letters, numbers, special characters –At least twenty characters long recommended Report problems through ticket interface All usage is logged
Non-appropriate Usage Hacking Downloading or distribution of illegal content –Such as, but not limited to, unauthorized distributions of copyrighted files/property i.e. mp3’s, movies, warez Pornography
CSEE Mailing Lists Mailman This mailing list server uses the Web for list management. To subscribe, directly access the URL for the appropriate list: A full copy of mailing list names is not published to maintain the privacy of the lists.
CSEE Mailing Lists Graduate student mailing lists csee-grad-cs graduate students in the CS program csee-grad-ce graduate students in the CE program csee-grad-ee graduate students in the EE program i.e.
Web Sites CSEE Department CSEEIT Systems CSEEIT Support CSEE Blogs
More Web Sites CSEE Google Calendar (Events) %40gmail.com&ctz=America/New_York CSEE News (Blog interface)
Mail-related Web Sites CSEE WebMail CSEE Mailing Lists
Best Security Practices Don’t give out your password (campus policy) Personal Computer use –Keep Operating System and Applications up to date –Run Anti-virus software (Microsoft provides Anti-Virus for Windows. There are free options for Mac OS X.) Active system scans
Best Practices Be wary of s from unknown sources Be cautious of attachments that you are not expecting Never click on links in Be vigilant of social engineering tricks –Do not reply (or enter Web forms) with account or personal information i.e. Password, SSN, Banking Information, Date of Birth, Address Look at the mail headers
Conclusion Use common sense CSEEIT is available for help