Yes, there's a feature called "Practice Run" that allows you to test out the webinar in advance, get comfortable with the software, etc. More information can be found on Zoom's Webinar Practice Session page.
We've configured Zoom's privacy and security settings to reduce the possibility of unknown or unwelcome guests joining a meeting or webinar.
Once in a meeting, uninvited guests can listen in on discussions, capture screenshots of shared content, and even disrupt the meeting with unwanted video, audio, or shared content.
If, despite these precautions, someone you don't know shows up in your meeting, you should take it seriously; it's possible that these incidents may constitute a phishing attempt to obtain confidential information or access to Cornell services. See Remove a Participant (below) for more information.
This article summarizes the similarities and differences between these two video conferencing products. WebEx was retired on June 30, 2017.
If you did not use WebEx in the past, this guide will be less useful.
For students, Cornell Zoom recordings can be created only in your local storage.
Faculty and staff who attend a meeting can create recordings in local storage if the host has given them that permission.
Faculty and staff who host a meeting can choose local or cloud storage for their recording.