The department has been gradually shifting towards making more use of centrally managed services which are accessed using a MyCarletonOne account. All desktop pc’s owned and managed by the department are now accessed using a MyCarletonOne account. Math department computer accounts are now only used to access a Math department mailbox or the Turing Linux server. Graduate lab Linux desktop machines and the ottawa and toronto compute servers require an additional Graduate lab account.
Here you will find technical information for the faculty, including:
These labs contain Dell Wyse Zero Client devices that provide a Windows 10 desktop. This is a green technology as the Zero Client devices consume a fraction of the power that a conventional desktop pc would use. All students and instructors must log in using their existing MycarletonOne account. Account passwords can be reset at the MyCarletonOne webpage.
The easiest and most secure way to provide course content to your students is to place it in the Brightspace section for the course. Another option would be to have an I: drive created for the course. There is an icon on the desktop that the students can use to map the I: drive for the course.
After connecting, the left side shows the files on your computer, while the right side show the files on the remove Linux server. You may copy files back and forth by dragging them between the left and right windows.
Once Thunderbird has been downloaded and installed to your computer, perform the following steps to configure it for your Math email account:
The first screen asks for your name, email address and password
click on continue to go to the next screen. Thunderbird tries to be clever at this point and figure out the settings. Once the screen settles down, click on the edit button and change the settings to match what is below. You can try “Re-test Configuration” to test it. Once it is correct, click on “Manual Setup”.
The department operates its own open standards based mail server which provides a mail address of the form firstname.lastname@example.org. Mailboxes can be accessed using webmail or by any mail client that supports the IMAP protocol. Alternatively, you can opt to have a mailbox in the universities Office 365 cloud based mail service.