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By default, all individuals with administrative access to a Windows server will have Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) access. However, there are instances when you may wish to enable users with non-administrative access to RDP to the server.

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Any administrator of a Windows server has the ability to add additional Administrators. There are two options:

Create a local account directly on the server, and add it to the local administrators group. Use an existing account or group that has already been created in cornellAD.

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All customer applications should be installed on alternate drives (E:, F:, etc).

Systems Support currently uses the C: drive for our applications and logging. Separating customer applications from the operating system, allows alerts to be generated specifically for customer data, and...Read more

When a new Windows virtual or physical server is delivered, it will include the following:

A patched and up-to-date version of Windows Server. If additional drives (E:, F:) were requested at time of build, they are created and will be empty. A network connection on the VLAN requested. A...Read more

The Managed Servers service provides fully managed virtual and physical machines in a high-availability, state-of-the-art data center. Servers are managed and backed up, and have full emergency power. CIT's Systems...Read more

Snapshots are “point-in-time” versions of data stored on the share. Snapshots enable access and restoration of old versions of files. This is useful in the event of accidental deletion of a file or for reverting to an older copy of a set of files. Snapshots are the only way a file may be...Read more

AT&T is phasing out use of its corporate calling cards, and Cornell University is no longer issuing new corporate calling cards for faculty, as mentioned previously. The phase-out began May 1, 2015.

For current corporate calling card holders, effective May 1, 2015. AT&T will no...Read more