Knowledge Base

Getting Started with Terminal Services

Welcome to the CCIT Terminal Services (TS) environment. This system allows Columbia College staff to remotely access Columbia University supported software while also providing access to network drives. There are only a few steps you need to take to get started using this system.

Managing Profile Space - Finding and Deleting Temporary Files

Large files, or a large number of smaller files, accumulate over time. Often these are temporary files created by various applications...

GuardianEdge Removable Storage: Decryption

BasicsThe Removable Storage Access Utility allows you to decrypt encrypted files. You can either work with the encrypted file from the device itself, or you can decrypt the file to another location. Both methods are described below....

How to Connect to the Columbia U Secure Wireless Network

This article describes the initial steps to get a CCIT provided laptop connected to the Columbia U Secure Wireless Network.

How can I access my Outlook email via a web browser?

Go to outlook.cuit.columbia.edu. Web Outlook has generally richer features when accessed via Internet Explorer than when accessed via Firefox. If you have email archives stored in your profile, you may not be able to access them from Web Outlook.

Secure E-mail Attachments with 7-Zip

E-mail is an inherently insecure communication medium. It isvery important that sensitive information not be sent in emails, either in theemail subject/body or as an unsecured attachment. This article explains how to securean email attachment by encrypting it and adding a password using a tool called7-Zip. ...

For Your Mac -- Configuring Microsoft Entourage to Connect to Columbia's Exchange Server

You can use Microsoft Entourage within Mac OSX to access an Exchange server.  You must have Mac OSX and a compatible version of Microsoft Office including Entourage installed.  Here's how to do it.

Adding Custom Editable Fields to OpenAudit

Add Field Open the OpenAudit database Open the system_man table Add a new field in the form of system_man_* (ex. system_man_retired)Define the field (set type, default value, etc)

Terminal Services: Logging off vs. Disconnecting

Terminal Services provides two options when closing a client session: you can either log off or disconnect.