March 2012 Archives

How do I connect to Unix servers?

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Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, or LDAP for short, is a tool to distribute "directory information" across a network of computers. Directory information can be anything from user names, computer names, passwords, phone numbers, network shares, or printers. If you are a Windows user, you may be familiar with the University's Active Directory system. Active Directory is actually Microsoft's custom implementation of LDAP.

What is the Unix environment?

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Our first blog posts will be dedicated to describing CLA-OIT's Unix environment - for those of you who need a refresher, or those who did not receive a proper orientation to begin with.

New! Research Computing Blog

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Welcome to the new CLA-OIT Research Computing blog. Our support staff will use this space to provide news, notifications of changes to research-related technologies, and other helpful information. You can read updates on the CLA-OIT website or add our RSS feed to your favorite reader. For added convenience, subscribe to receive news updates via email. Every time we publish a news story you will receive it in your inbox the very next morning. We welcome questions and feedback and invite you to tell us what you think about our blog.

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