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Bulletins from IT

  • Cougar Manager updates

    With the February 1st deadline for the CAHNRS cut over to Cougar Manager fast approaching, here is the latest news and information regarding the migration to Cougar Manager.

    Training Sessions and Q&A – Updated

    2/14/18 9-10am on Skype – Join Skype Meeting – Join by phone 509-335-2277, access code 8482461
    2/15/18 11-12am on Skype – Join Skype Meeting – Join by phone 509-335-2277, access code 69645240

    Cougar Manager FAQ

    This FAQ includes a number of links to task focused youtube vidoes showing how to perform core tasks in Cougar Manager, along with written instructions.  As we receive … » More …

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  • New email list manager

    Introduction to Dada Mail – Video Primer

    On 1/13/18 CAHNRS IT retired the Lyris email list manager, and stood up a replacement list manager called Dada Mail.  The primary reason to retire Lyris was due to increasing costs.  While Lyris had been increasing in cost year over year for some time, the most recent renewal, a 300% increase, was untenable.  Despite the short time frame, we decided the best course of action was to retire Lyris and begin testing alternatives.  After installing and testing PHPlist, Dada Mail, and Group Server, it was determined that Dada Mail provided the functionality most used by CAHNRS mailing … » More …

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  • Summer Video Conferencing Refresh

    If you’ve ever wondered what a quarter of a million dollars worth of boxes looks like, then wonder no more.

    Room with boxes

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  • Ending support for nested permissions

    When does support end?

    Beginning FY17 (7/1/2016) CAHNRS IT will end support for nested permissions on the file shares that we manage for our colleagues around the college.  For many users there will be little to no impact on how you use your file shares, while for others there will be a significant change in how your data is structured and how you access your data.

    What are nested permissions?

    Nested permissions are when sub-directories within a shared folder have different permissions from the root of the file share.  For example consider a file share named Admin, and within that file share there were two folders, … » More …

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