Author Archives: Anna-Liisa
The wireless networks available to university students and staff at Oamk
On the Oamk campuses, you can typically find these three wireless networks: KK (=Oamk’s own network), Eduroam and panOULU. Always use KK when possible. That is the easiest option: You don’t need a VPN connection when you are already inside the Oamk’s own network. When you need to use Oamk’s web-based services, we recommend you should […]
If you have a Finnish bank account, you can fetch your Oamk (OUAS) username and reset your password online
If you you need to fetch your username or reset your password, go to the Oamk username and password service. Log in using your (Finnish) bank PIN, mobile certificate or an electronic ID card as ID. First, you will have to accept the Rules of IT systems use and the access terms and conditions. Then you will […]
How to fill a personal data protection information sheet (= GDPR privacy notice)
Unfortunately, this guideline is not available in English yet.
OneDrive Files On-Demand helps you access all your files in OneDrive without having to download all of them and use storage space on your device.
OneDrive Files On-Demand helps you access all your files in OneDrive without having to download all of them and use storage space on your device. This feature comes with version 1709 of Windows 10. Keep your computer uptodate with latest security and performance patches and updates for Windows 10! Please read more about the OneDrive Files On-Demand from […]
Logging into services using Haka login (for Oamk users)
If you use a web service that is provided by an organization that belongs to the Haka confederation (e.g. all the Finnish universities), you may see a Haka login option on the login page of the service. This means you can log in to the service using your Oamk account: 1) Click the Haka login logo, […]
Is your computer ok? Scan your computer to detect malware with an online virus scanner
NB! This ESET tool will only look for possible malware, thus it will not remove any: If your computer is infected, you need to use other programs to clean it up (e.g. the ESET full version, which has a free 30 days trial.) Go to this web page: https://www.eset.com/us/home/online-scanner/ When you clock the “SCAN NOW” button, you will download […]
Prevent ransomware attacks targeted at users of Microsoft products (e.g. Excel, Outlook, Word) by answering No in a dialog that asks for permission to use data from linked files
If you get an Office document, a calendar link or another file to your email and when you are handling the file it gives you a dialog or warning prompt that looks something like this: Always answer No, just like you would do with any Office Macros. Background: Microsoft’s Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) is an old (1987) feature of MS products (mainly […]
Tuudo user guide
English translation by Joni Liikala You can get the Tuudo application from Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store (Introduction to Tuudo). Table of contents: Sidebar Home screen Studies Schedule Map Restaurants Chat (= forums in Tuudo) Plaza (= a bulletin board in Tuudo) 1. Sidebar All the features of Tuudo are in the sidebar. […]
IT support at Oamk – read this before you send a service request!
ICT Services is responsible for IT support of Oulu University of Applied Sciences (Oamk). IT support will help you with IT problems related to your studies. If you encounter a problem, e.g. you cannot reach a service, it could be because of scheduled maintenance work. (NB. The regular maintenance window is every Friday from 7 AM to […]
(suomi) Opettajan ohje: Kysymyspankin kopiointi kurssialueelta toiselle
Sorry, this entry is only available in Finnish.