- This how-tos is to empower you to do thing yourself . Make sure to also explore the Beginners Info and FAQ pages which contain many more information you may need.
Table of Contents
- Account related
- Printing Related
- Email Related
- Firewall and Broadband
- Filesharing Documents
- Linux Apps Related
- Working at Home
- Information Protection and Security
- Getting a Rutgers NetID In order to authenticate yourself for most services at Rutgers, you need a NetID and password. This applies both to University systems and to systems maintained by LCSR for Computer Science users.
- Obtaining accounts on systems maintained by LCSR for Computer Science users. Details of available accounts and what steps to follow to get accounts of LCSR Systems.
- Creating an OIT account for University systems) Any Rutgers student, full-time faculty member, or full-time staff member can create an account for themselves using automatic account creation software
- Activate an account on a Computer Science system. This will let you create an account for Computer Science Department systems. Computer science faculty, majors, grad students, and students enrolled in computer science courses other than 110, 170 and 494 are eligible for accounts.
- Set or reset your Computer Science password. This will show you a University login screen. So as long as you remember your University password, you set or reset your CS password. If you need more security than a simple password can afford, please see two factor authentication.
- How to Manage Your Users (including Guest) on CS Computer System. This shows you how to use Group management webapp to let you authorized users (typically faculty) and create user groups for Computer Science systems for accounts and file sharing.
- Show All CS Printer Queue and Jobs Status (RUOnly)
This page shows you the status of CS printer queues.(software)
- Printing to CS Printers from Windows, MacOS X, and Linux Operating Systems
This document shows you how to print and setup printer queues on MS Windows/Mac/Linux OS.
- How to Print Posters on Artisan from WindowsOS
This page shows step by step what is needed to print poster correctly on Windows OS.
- Nagios Printer Status at Hill & Core
This page shows you the status of all our printers and its queue. (hardware)
- How to Distill Postscript file to PDF
This document shows hot to covert Postscript file to PDF.
- How to Create a FASTLANE PDF file
This document shows how to avoid incompatible PDF, by creating PDF files according to FastLane requirements.
- How to Create a FASTLANE compatible PDF Job Option for Acrobat
This document shows how to avoid incompatible PDF, by creating PDF files job option according to FastLane requirements.
- FastLane PDF Instructions for Proposal Preparation and Project Reporting If you are submitting proposal to FastLane, this document will explain to you how to create proper PDF formatted proposal.
- Using TeX and LATEX with NSF FastLane
This FastLane document shows how to use TeX or LATEX to create FastLane acceptable proposals.
- Embedding Fonts
This document describes why embedding fonts into your documents is important. Many people are not aware that document they write will not look as they intend to if they dont embed proper fonts into their document.
- Creating quality Adobe PDF files from TeX with DVIPS
This document explains how to configure DVIPS program to use device-independent, scalable fonts in a PostScript language file or PDF document to achieve optimal font quality.
- Email and Calendar
Describes different types of email system used at Rutgers.
- Accessing Email
Explains how to access your Rutgers email with variety of clients
- Public CS Calendar of Events
- Rutgers University has a Web based VPN Server, with MacOS/Windows client and iOS client and Documentation that Rutgers users can use to access resources available from University internal network only. A more details documentation for MS Windows is also available from SAS-IT.
- Using SSH Tunnels as VPN to Run Services Behind Firewall
This document shows you how to use SSH Tunneling techniques as VPN to access services behind firewall thus overcoming the block on NON Secure services.
- How To Route Web Traffic Securely Without a VPN Using a SOCKS Tunnel
This document shows you how to secure your web traffic using OpenSSH SOCKS proxy connection on a MacOS, WindowsOS and Linux
- Accessing CS Faculty/Research/Grad from Remote Location
This document explains how to set up a way to access CS Files from other computers.
- Mounting and Mapping Windows Network Volumes
This document explains how to mount and map Windows Network Volumes on Windows 7.
- Connecting Google Drive with CS Linux Machines
This document describes how to link your ScarletApps Google Drive with CS Linux machines to give you practically unlimited disk space.
- Sharing files between systems
If you want to make local files on your system available for other systems, see sharing files.
- Sharing Directories with Members of Your Projects
This guide show you how to share directories so you can work in a group.
- Accessing CS Linux Desktop using X2Go client.
This document explains X2Go is program that enable user to access full graphical interface of a Linux system remote ly as if you are sitting in front of your computer.
- Two Factor Authentication options with CS Centos 7 Systems
This page explains options available and issues with CS Centos 7 systems.
- Enabling Two Factor Authentication using Google Authenticator on CS Linux Machine
This document explains how to enable Google Authenticator, is a system of Time Based One Time Password for CS Centos7 system.
- Accessing Windows Remote Desktop from CS Linux Machine
This document explains how to access Windows OS from Linux system from CS Linux Desktops
- Connecting Google Drive with CS Linux Machines
This document describes how to connect Google Drive or ScarletApp Drive account with CS Linux system.
- Don’t forget to check on Frequently Ask Questions
Information Protection and Security
- RU Secure
An official Rutgers Information Protection and Security to assist in the coordination of policies and activities that provide for a secure and protected computing environment for all Rutgers communities
- Department of Homeland Security Cyber Infrastructure
Current security alerts and vulnerabilities activities that you should be aware of
- Videos on Scams, Scammers and How they work
Collection of Youtube videos by Jim Browning focusing on scams
A website to keep you up-to-date on the latest cyber security issues.