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Every time a Unix (Linux or Solaris) server is started (rebooted or restarted), the area manager, technical contacts, and watchers for that server are notified by email. See sample notification message listed below.
VPN allows remote computers to connect and assume an IP address in the Cornell address space. This allows off-campus connections to campus resources that would otherwise not be possible because of routing or firewall restrictions. VPN users must install Cisco VPN software. Connect Using the…
Spectrum Protect is now known as Storage Protect Use these installation instructions for the following Linux distros:
Spectrum Protect is now known as Storage Protect Use these installation instructions for the following Linux distros:
Summary We patch our Enterprise Linux (CentOS, Oracle, Red Hat) systems on a monthly basis, over a seven-day schedule. Our patching process updates the Operating System with vendor-provided patches. In addition, patching may include updates to certain packages that we provide with the…
Cornell students, faculty, staff, and visitors from other eduroam-participating institutions, should use eduroam to securely connect to the internet. Welcome to the Cornell campus. To access the internet, you must register to use the Cornell-Visitor network. Follow the steps below.
Note: This page outlines secure methods for transferring files between a Windows or Unix client and a Unix server.
Use this procedure as a consistent method of starting services on Unix. A side benefit of this procedure is that it keeps user-space applications out of the system startup/shutdown process so they do not hinder a system during boot or shutdown. The system directory tree “/usr/app/” exists to…
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To use CU VPN with Cornell campus networks and services, you must use the Cisco AnyConnect VPN software. Built-in Windows and macOS software will not work. Supported operating systems: Windows 10 macOS, the current version and the two previous versions iPhone and iPod Touch (…
To use Cornell's Virtual Private Network (VPN) with campus networks and services, you must use Cisco AnyConnect VPN software. See the How to Install Cisco VPN Software page for instructions.
You must have administrative privileges to install the CU VPN software on your computer. After you install the AnyConnect client, the software will be upgraded to newer versions automatically. Allow the client to upgrade when it requests permission. Enter the following:
Generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) file in Microsoft IIS 6.0 Without Removing the Existing Certificate To generate a new CSR without removing the current certificate, a temporary website must be created. This workaround will apply for IIS servers that currently have certificates…
OneDrive, part of your Cornell faculty, student, or staff Microsoft account, provides cloud storage for all your important documents, connected with the Microsoft apps many of us use every day. Your files are protected from the risk of damage to your devices, and they’re available anytime through…
Cornell Students, Faculty, Staff, and Affiliates Use Eduroam for secure wi-fi connection on campus. (You must use eduroam to comply with Policy 5.10, Information Security.)
Spirion (formerly Identity Finder) scans your hard drive, website, or other collection of files to identify confidential data, such as Social Security, credit card, or bank account numbers. When the scan is complete, it produces a list of files that may contain confidential data.
Shared File Services (SFS) provide file storage which enables sharing of files between groups of users and computers.

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