During a significant software update on the CAT website, the Lab Reservation Calendars were rendered non-functional. We will be working on getting this fixed. This will not be a high priority item since there are no lab reservations in place in CAT supported computer labs.
Greetings from the Computer Action Team! Fall 2020 is going to be a remotely-accessed experience for most MCECS users. Whether you’re a student, faculty, or staff, you can learn more about your MCECS account by following this link: https://cat.pdx.edu/users/getting-help/ We have built a resource that catalogs many of the most commonly asked questions we encountered [...]
Logins to most CAT supported Linux systems are moving to a different underlying authentication system (known as “kerberos”). Here are the potential side effects of that change. 1) Login using password This is the most common method used for logging in. With a few exceptions, users will not notice any change. If you are unable [...]
MySQL and Postgres users, As a security measure, we are putting the externally available web interfaces for our user based MySQL and Postgres database servers on db.cecs.pdx.edu behind MCECS authentication. This means that users who want to get to those interfaces will have to first authenticate with their MCECS credentials (login/password). For MySQL details, see: [...]
[For database/web developers in MCECS] While direct client access to CAT managed Postgres and MySQL database services are firewalled, the web interfaces for manipulating those databases, phpPgAdmin and phpMyAdmin, have been directly accessible without the need for a VPN. On Wednesday, June 17th, we will be locking down access to these web interfaces as well. [...]
Note: Due to COVID-19, the CS tutors will not be hosting drop-in tutoring in person. Please use their email or slack channel to get assistance. What the Tutors Do This document is an outline of what students and instructors should expect from the Computer Science Tutors of Portland State University. Please contact [...]
Note: Due to COVID-19, the CS tutors will not be hosting drop-in tutoring in person. Please use their email or slack channel to get assistance. Directions We are located in the basement of the Fourth Avenue Building, directly underneath the Engineering Building. Campus Map: Enter through the Engineering Building: [...]
Mission The Tutors have been hired by the Computer Science Department to help students in CS161 through CS311 with coursework, programming, and the MCECS computing environment. The Tutors are Computer Science students who have strong communication skills and a demonstrated mastery of the basic undergraduate Computer Science curriculum. The mission of this team [...]