Connecting to your Stash from MacOS

Connecting to your Stash This page includes procedures for connecting to your stashes from a Mac (a Tier 3 device as far as the Windows/Stash file servers are concerned). For these steps to work, you must make sure that you are successfully connected to one of our VPNs before proceeding. [...]

2020-03-09T08:28:38-08:00September 9th, 2017|

Connecting to your Linux Home Directory

Accessing Your Linux (UNIX) Home Directory on Mac OS X If you are on Wi-Fi, connected via a laptop jack connection, or offsite, make sure that you have first connected to the VPN. Step 1 - In Finder, click Go -> Connect to Server (Or hit Command + K) [...]

2017-09-13T00:49:23-08:00September 9th, 2017|

Configuring Two-Sided Printing

Configuring Two-Sided Printing If you print to MCECS  printers that can print two-sided (duplex), you can choose whether or not to print two-sided at the time that you print. This assumes you're already successfully connected to one of our VPNs and and have configured your Mac to print to our printers via the [...]

2017-09-13T00:02:45-08:00September 9th, 2017|

Using Cisco AnyConnect for Mac

Using the OIT-provided Cisco AnyConnect VPN service The Cisco AnyConnect VPN service can be used to access much of the same systems as OpenVPN. Faculty users have the option of Full Tunnel vs. Split Tunnel VPN usage. You will need to enroll in OIT's Dou Two-Step authentication system before you can use AnyConnect. [...]

2020-03-30T10:31:49-08:00September 9th, 2017|

Using OpenVPN on Mac

Connecting to the OpenVPN from Mac MCECS provides OpenVPN as the prefered VPN solution for accessing protected MCECS resources (such as printers, and computers that support Remote Desktop or VNC. Once you are connected, your network traffic will be directed through PSU's networks and it will appear that you are connected physically to [...]

2020-07-22T12:49:56-08:00September 9th, 2017|

Troubleshooting Wi-Fi at PSU

Troubleshooting Wi-Fi at PSU   Wireless → Open Network Preferences → Advanced → 802.1X → User Profiles In Mac OS X, creating more than 1 User Profile for the same wireless network in this section will impair the ability of OS X to auto-join the wireless network. If there are more than one [...]

2017-09-19T00:46:39-08:00September 9th, 2017|

Set up Email Client to PSU Mail Servers

We recommend using the Gmail web interface to get the best experience with the PSU Google Mail account ( associated with your Odin ID. However, if you decide that you must use a local mail client (eg. on your Mac, you will need to configure it connect to Google Mail with your PSU [...]

2020-02-18T18:30:10-08:00September 9th, 2017|

Printing to MCECS Printers from MacOS

Printing to MCECS Printers using our Windows Print Server NOTE: You will need to be connected to a VPN. (See our VPN Services Page for details.) This procedure will only work if you have local administrator (ie: root) privileges on your Mac. In recent years, we have noticed that accessing MCECS [...]

2020-03-09T08:28:57-08:00September 9th, 2017|
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