DotCIO News & Announcements

  • DotCIO Releases “Box @RPI” Service to all Staff, Faculty, and Students.

    Mon, 01/16/2017 - 22:02 -- hillf

    The Division of the Chief Information Office is pleased to announce that Rensselaer has partnered with Internet2 and Box.com to bring to the Rensselaer community, “Box @RPI,” a cloud-based collaboration platform.

    The service is available for free to all Staff, Faculty, and Students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

    What is Box @RPI?

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  • MorningMail Service to be Suspended During Holidays

    Thu, 12/15/2016 - 11:05 -- wentod

    The MorningMail service will be on temporary hiatus from Friday, December 23, 2016 through Monday, January 2, 2017, while the Rensselaer campuses are officially closed for the Christmas and New Year's holidays. Regular MorningMail e-mail announcements will resume on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

    The MorningMail support team wishes all members of the Rensselaer community a safe and happy holiday season.

  • Security Advisory Issued for OneClass Fake Chrome Extension

    Wed, 12/14/2016 - 14:43 -- wentod

    On Tuesday, December 13, 2016, a security advisory was issued regarding the OneClass fake Chrome extension, and users are urged to NOT install this extension.

    Vulnerability Overview

    The OneClass Chrome extension is not available directly via search in the Chrome Extensions Store, and students are being phished to install it.  During installation, the extension requests permissions to "Read and change all your data on the websites you visit," and adds a button inside the Learn pages to "Invite Your Classmates to OneClass."

  • Phone, Voicemail System Outages Scheduled for December 27 - 28

    Mon, 12/12/2016 - 15:17 -- wentod

    Due to scheduled system maintenance, the campus voicemail system will not be available from approximately 8:00pm on Tuesday, December 27 until 8:00am on Wednesday, December 28.  As a result, voicemail messages cannot be left or retrieved during this time.

    In addition, the campus phone system will be undergoing maintenance and will be unavailable from 5:00am until 8:00am on Wednesday, December 28.  During this time, intermittent outages will affect both inbound and outbound calling.

  • Solution to recent Dell XPS slowdowns running NX

    Wed, 12/07/2016 - 14:13 -- rigby

    A recent driver update to the NVIDIA GeForce graphics card in MCP Dell XPS systems may cause significant slowdowns when running  Siemens NX.

     

    Until NVIDIA releases a new update that remedies this, we recommend you change the settings in NX to utilize integrated graphics:

    From the NX shortcut on the desktop, right-click on the shortcut and choose " Run with graphics processor", and click "Integrated graphics."

  • Resolution to LabVIEW activation problems

    Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:22 -- rigby

    Some recent installations of LabVIEW on campus have had difficulty activating, or show that the version is in a 7-day trial mode, or an expired trial mode.

    Please follow these instructions to resolve the problem:

  • DotCIO Partners with Internet2 and Box.com to Bring “Box @RPI” to the Rensselaer Community.

    Wed, 11/09/2016 - 01:53 -- hillf

    The Division of the Chief Information Office is pleased to announce that Rensselaer has partnered with Internet2 and Box.com to bring to the Rensselaer community, “Box @RPI,” a cloud-based collaboration platform.

    At this stage, we are rolling out this new service only to Rensselaer Staff, Faculty, and Graduate Students.

    We will be making Box @ RPI available to undergraduate students at the beginning of the Spring 2017 semester.

    What is Box @RPI?

  • RPInfo has more than just a new look

    Fri, 10/28/2016 - 08:07 -- gillw3

    On October 27th, RPINFO,  http://rpinfo.rpi.edu, the directory of services, resources, and information for the Rensselaer community, was updated. RPInfo looks different, but perhaps more significantly, it received the most significant technology upgrade since it first made an appearance in 1994 as a flat HTML site.

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