Month: April 2021

The FDU computer labs provide a safe and welcoming study space for our users. The computer labs provide access to technological resources such as: current specialty software applications for a variety of majors, access to online libraries for research, internet access, and print services. Our labs are also available to faculty for instruction in both…

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What’s Oracle? Oracle is a product from Oracle corporation, that provides a relational database management system. Oracle’s database simply known as Oracle is a multi-model relational database management system, mainly designed for enterprise grid-computing and data warehousing. It is one of the first choices for enterprises for cost-effective solutions for their applications and data management….

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There are a few different ways to change your University NetID password. However, Computing Services strongly urges everyone to change their FDU NetID password while on campus, as it is the preferred method to do so. If you are off-campus, please follow the designated Windows/macOS sections below “Changing a NetID Password while OFF-CAMPUS.” If you…

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Managing Distribution Groups in Office 365

Resources for: Faculty Staff

A Distribution group (formerly known as mailing list) in Office 365 is a uniquely named email address that consists of multiple users and is managed by a designated owner. Distribution groups are intended to easily facilitate ongoing communications between a large and relatively fixed group of people. There are a few important concepts to understand…

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Use SFTP or SCP to Upload Files to a FDU Linux Server

Resources for: Faculty Students

What’s SFTP and SCP? Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) is a file protocol for transferring large files over the web. It builds on the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) and includes Secure Shell (SSH) security components. This term is also known as Secure Shell (SSH) File Transfer Protocol. Secure copy protocol (SCP) is another method to…

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Accessing the Opus server The Opus server can be access using secure transport protocols such as SSH and SFTP. Access is only allowed from campus networks. All off campus users will need to access Opus using FDU’s Virtual Private Network (VPN) to use the Opus server What’s SSH? SSH stands for Secure Shell, which was…

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