University Wifi and Wired Connections
With a working netid and password please connect to “Yale Secure.”
If the connection fails, run the wifi configuration utility located http://wifi-config.yale.edu
All other instructions for alternative wifi connections visit http://wifi.yale.edu
Wired network connections available upon request.
University Email Systems
http://www.yale.edu/its/email - portal to web based email and client based support instructions
University Computer System Status
http://www.yale.edu/its/status - ITS Systems Status Page
Computer Software Portal
http://www.yale.edu/software - links for downloading applications and utilities
A site license for ANTI-VIRUS software is available upon request for all members of the department including their home or off site machines.
Crash Plan Backup software information http://its.yale.edu/services/software-computers-mobile-devices/its-backup-service/desktop-backup-crashplan
To get VPN software visit http://access.yale.edu. This will allow you to access Yale resources from anywhere in the world.
Large File Transfer
If you are sending files larger than 10mb please use http://yale.edu/its/email/transfer.html. Users in and outside the university can use this tool.
Depreciated as of 6-2020: File Access
Access file/print shares from PC, Mac, Linux
To access the shares from windows, click start -> run -> type \servername\sharename
to access the shares from mac osx, under “Connect to Server” use the address: smb://servername/sharename
to access the shares from linux, log in to your account with your netid, issue the command smbclient
smbclient -k //servername/sharename
smbclient //servername/sharename -U netid -W Yale -> hit enter -> enter password
Printing How To
To use the main hallway printers, visit http://ypps.yale.edu/
Click on Blueprint and then do both the Client and Queue setup.
See the department secretary in KGL 303 with your University ID to have it activated.
Password protecting a department web page on the web server “Earth”.
*THIS WEB SERVER IS BEING PHASED OUT SO NO SUPPORT TO NEW USERS ALLOWED*
2) this is what you have to do to make the folder secret. Every folder must have an index.html file, Type the line below, this will make your html file appear as a file that can be read by the password software.
ln -s index.html index.php
3) In /home/user/html/secret you will create a file called “.htaccess” Notice the leading “.” In the filename, this is important Use-your-favorite-editor .htaccess
you will have 2 choices to what you can do with this file.
Choice A allows only people with certain netid’s into you secret web page folder, Add the 2 lines below into the .htaccess file
Require user netid1 netid2 netid3 etc..
Choice B allows anyone with a netid into your secret web page. Add the 2 lines below into the .htaccess file
4) open up firefox or internet explorer and goto
http://earth.geology.yale.edu/~user/secret it should ask you for your netid and password.
Other computing information
Yale ITS support http://www.yale.edu/its/
MATLAB goto http://www.mathworks.com/ login with your Yale email address and then you will be emailed the key.
GMT Data Companion and SRTM Data companion are located on the server Monsoon in the /spare2 directory. If you need access to this please firstname.lastname@example.org
Box Cloud storage (50GB of backed up online storage) for all members of the university with a netid and password.
Direct access https://yale.app.box.com/login
Department Logos and Posters
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