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Setting up OneDrive

Mapping OneDrive as a Network Drive These instructions will help you link your OneDrive folders to one of your network drives. There are some issues with integrating the OneDrive app with the Windows roaming profile, instead we recommend that you map OneDrive as one of your network drives. This is a simple process [...]

2021-03-08T18:35:02-08:00March 8th, 2021|

myfiles.pdx.edu has been decomissioned

OIT has decommissioned myfiles.pdx.edu, the web-based access mechanism to their file server resources. If you are trying to access the file server resources tied to your campus-wide Odin account, you will need to connect to the VPN and use operating system dependent file access methods. From Windows: https://portlandstate.atlassian.net/servicedesk/customer/portal/2/article/44717005 From Mac: https://portlandstate.atlassian.net/servicedesk/customer/portal/2/article/44716965 Another option to access [...]

2021-01-21T23:28:07-08:00January 21st, 2021|

Recycle Bin Behavior

Recycle Bin behavior on Tier 1/2 Systems We encourage users to be careful when deleting files. Due to storage being delivered from a networked file server, the Recycle Bin on CAT supported Tier 1/2 Windows systems works in the following way. If you accidentally delete a file or folder, we recommend [...]

2019-09-24T10:56:42-08:00September 24th, 2019|

Google Drive for Desktop

Google Drive for Desktop Available on Tier 1/2 CAT supported Windows desktops. The Google Drive for desktop client cooperates with our roaming network user profiles and enables users to access their Google Drive storage as a mapped drive. To run it, look for “Google Drive” in the start menu.  If you want to [...]

2021-02-12T11:32:20-08:00October 8th, 2018|

Stashes for Projects

Dedicated Storage (Stashes) Stashes are online storage that we provide for faculty, staff, or researchers in the MCECS college. The CAT gives out stashes to researchers or professors to hold large quantities of data that will not fit in their normally allocated space.  Stashes are generally used as a virtual “dropbox” for capstone [...]

2017-09-24T12:13:29-08:00September 10th, 2017|

CD/DVD Burning in Windows

CD/DVD Burning in Windows The following tutorials are split up into burning iso images, and burning files to disc. Other popular burning software includes Imgburn and Poweriso. However, with the decreasing number of CD and DVD drives, another option is to unzip the .iso file to a USB drive instead. More information about [...]

2020-03-24T11:10:00-08:00September 5th, 2017|

S: and U: Drives

Understanding the S: and U: Drives Observant users of CAT supported Tier 1 or 2 Windows systems may notice that two of their drive mappings is mapped to their Linux storage space. What is the "Linux storage space"? The Linux Storage Space is the contents of your Linux home directory. While some [...]

2019-10-02T12:54:30-08:00August 30th, 2017|

Connecting to a Stash from Windows

Connecting to Your Stash via Windows Step 1: Connect to the MCECS VPN This step is only necessary for Tier 3 devices (personal laptops, desktops outside our network). If you are already on our network, you can skip to step 2. for documentation to do this, please see this guide: CAT VPN [...]

2018-08-29T16:27:14-08:00August 30th, 2017|

Restoring a File with Shadow Copy

Restoring a File with Shadow Copy Background Restoring a Previous Version of a File Restoring a Deleted File or Folder Background Any files stored on your N:or Z: drives are backed up to tape nightly for disaster recovery purposes.  In addition, starting at midnight, a service called shadow [...]

2019-09-24T10:29:31-08:00August 30th, 2017|

Mapping a Network Drive

Mapping A Windows Network Drive In Windows, mapping a network drive is a method of assigning a convenient drive letter (such as N:) to a network location (such as \\thoth\home01\username). TheCAT provides some pre-defined mapped drives on supported Windows machines for your convenience. You can also add your own drive-mappings to your MCECS [...]

2019-09-06T17:40:42-08:00August 30th, 2017|
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