Author: Philippe

Microsoft Teams

Teams is a “collaboration” tool with audio/video telephony function. We recommend teams for everyday communication in smaller working teams. Available Features Audio and video meetings Telephone dial-in to online meetings Chat File and screen sharing Advanced features Team spaces / channels Integration in Microsoft Outlook (estimated availability t.b.d) To use Microsoft Teams you must first register, then install the application. Order Cloud subscription The required cloud subscription can be ordered via the IT shop Open https://itshop.ethz.ch […]

Adobe CC on Windows devices

MAVT managed Devices Order the License from the IT-Shop https://itshop.ethz.ch/ Once the Order is completed, you will get an E-Mail from Adobe telling you that you now have access to all Adobe Creative Cloud apps. Open the Adobe Creative Cloud Application and login with username@ethz.ch. You will be forwarded to an Adobe ETH Login Page use again username@ethz.ch and your Mail Password. Install the Adobe Application that you need. Bring your own Device (BYOD) Order […]

Adobe CC on macOS

MAVT managed Devices Order the License from the IT-Shop https://itshop.ethz.ch/ Once the Order is completed, you will get an E-Mail from Adobe telling you that you now have access to all Adobe Creative Cloud apps. Open the Adobe Creative Cloud Application and login with username@ethz.ch. You will be forwarded to an Adobe ETH Login Page use again username@ethz.ch and your Mail Password. Install the Adobe Application that you Need. Bring your own Device (BYOD) Order […]

Using external Cloud Services

This topic collects and provides information relating the usage of external cloud services at ETH. If not else confirmed, any data, uploaded on an external cloud provider, gets basically stored in a data center that can be located everywhere on the world. This aspects collide with the ETH compliance regulations that describes some stipulations regarding different classes of data. A further aspect of using external cloud providers is, that a direct dependency exists with an external provider which may lead […]

Office 365

Microsoft Cloud Subscription Order Cloud subscription The required cloud subscription can be ordered via the IT shop Open https://itshop.ethz.ch and login with your ETH username and password in the upper right corner Click on Identity and Access –> Cloud Subscription –> Microsoft Cloud Access. IMPORTANT: Persons with a dual relationship to ETH (students and employees) should obtain free student licenses for teams according to the license agreement with Microsoft. The scope of functions for teams […]

Adobe Creative Cloud Apps

General Information Adobe Creative Cloud is a personal license that is registered to the person’s name. If follows that only one license can be ordered (multiple orders are possible but make little sense). Access to Adobe cloud storage and online services that keep data in the cloud is restricted as much as possible in consultation with the CISO of ETH Zurich and the legal office. ETH Zurich does not currently offer third party cloud services […]

Wireless Presentation Solution

Solstice Pod for Wireless Content Sharing in Conference Rooms Solstice Wireless Content Sharing is a system that lets you share your device’s (Windows/Mac, Android, iOS) contents with others by wirelessly displaying them on a big presentation screen. It consist of a black media box called Solstice Pod that is both connected to TV Screen and ETH-network. Once your computer or mobile device is connected to a ETH network, you can link it thereover with the Solstice […]

Phishing and mail spoofing

What is phishing and spoofing email? Emails are referred to as phishing, e.g. try to steal passwords or spread a virus on a computer. A phishing email can be, for example, a fake invoice or an attractive offer. It often requires immediate action to get you to fill out a fake form, click the link to a fake website, or open an infected attachment. The goal of e-mail spoofing is to fake the sender of […]

polybox

polybox is a Dropbox-similar ETH on-campus storage.  The service offers 50 GB of storage on the ETH storage facilities. The service is available to all ETH members and is free of charge. Please note that polybox is not a functional substitute for the ITS NAS service. In particular, synchronized folders should never contain the original file. The recommended procedure is to edit files at their original location and make a copy in the sync folder which […]

Remote Desktop connection

You can connect remotely to your ETH computer via the following setup (access needs to be requested): Windows Use the builtin Remote Desktop Application:   macOS install the App from the Appstore: https://apps.apple.com/ch/app/microsoft-remote-desktop-10/id1295203466?mt=12   How to connect First, connect to the ETH via VPN.   Start the Remote Desktop Application and connect to your computer with the FQDN: hostname.d.ethz.ch Username: d\username PW: the same password as for Email.    

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