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Remote desktop connection to AVD service

The university’s and Oamk’s AVD environment (Azure Virtual Desktop) runs on the Microsoft Azure cloud service. The service consists of virtual servers operated by the university’s and Oamk’s shared ICT Services. The service is primarily intended for use of students, but staff can also access the service. You can use AVD remote desktops without VPN […]

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Reikel – Student’s mobile application

Reikel is a mobile application for collecting student’s presence data. Currently, it is used only in the Faculty of Medicine. Quick guide for the student: Download Reikel from your mobile app store Log in with the university’s M365 account: account@student.oulu.fi, and MFA identification Pictorial pdf instruction: A pictorial guide for downloading and using Reikel There […]

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FileSender – sending of large files (UO)

FileSender is a service for sending large files in a secure way. The university uses CSC FileSender service. FileSender service CSC Funet FileSender: https://filesender.funet.fi/  available for all university users in Finland max. size of the file 300  GB expiry time of file, default 14 days Shortly: A sender uploads a file to the service and a […]

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Spam and phishing messages

Despite effective filtering, scam and phishing messages can end up in the M365 service’s mailbox. Therefore, it is appropriate to learn how to distinguish cheating messages from proper mail. The Junk Email folder is worth checking and emptying on a regular basis. It can end up with proper email, especially if the message comes from […]

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Python installation instructions on personal computer

We in ICT Services have noticed increasing interest about Python programming and usage in courses that are provided by Oulu University of Applied Science or University of Oulu. This guide will help you to install Python programming language and Visual Studio Code programming environment on your personal computer without Administrator privileges. The contents of this […]

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How to change your account’s password (UO, Oamk)

The password of the university student and staff user account, a temporary UFO user account and also Oamk student and staff account, must be changed at least once a year. You get the reminder to your e-mail if you have not changed your password during the year. When you are planning a new password, check […]

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How to reduce your digital waste (UO)

Transferring, preserving, and processing data is a burden on the environment. Every file and email you handle, as well as social media updates, will increase energy consumption. You can reduce the weight of your carbon and digital footprint, for example, by cleaning up unnecessary data from the devices and cloud services you use. Cleaning measures […]

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How to apply Oamk username and/or new password

This page awaits an update. Please follow the University of Oulu’s instructions for changing your password, now that we are sharing the same M365 tenant. This instruction describes two methods how to act when you do not know or remember your Oamk username or its password. If you remember your password and want to change […]

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Eduvpn profile creating (OAMK)

The use of OpenVPN Connect client for remote connections of Oamk requires the creation of a personal eduvpn-profile file and importing it to VPN client in the computer. First create the profile file, download it to your computer and then import it to OpenVPN client. Only after that the client will be ready for use. NOTE! […]

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FortiClient installation and VPN connection

Install FortiClient on the computer, tablet or phone on which you want to use a secure VPN connection to university or OAMK services outside the campus network. As an alternative to FortiClient, you can use OpenVPN together with the eduvpn profile. The contents of this instruction: FortiClient installation and use in different operating systems: Windows […]

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