Skip to content

Author Archives: Pirjo

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! […]

Published in categories: English version available, Oamk , for Oamk staff, for Oamk students, accessible content | Tags , , , | Comment

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 […]

Published in categories: English version available, All instructions, Oamk , for Oamk staff, for Oamk students, for the University of Oulu staff, for the University of Oulu students, accessible content, UniOulu | Tags , , , , , , , , , , | Comment

DisplayLink Manager in macOS device

If you want to connect your macOS device to halls or classes presentation technology, there should be an application  DisplayLink Manager installed and running on the macOS device. The contents of this instruction: Install Use Remove Install 1. Before you start installing, make sure that the installation of third-party programs is allowed in the device […]

Published in categories: English version available, All instructions, Oamk , for Oamk staff, for Oamk students, for the University of Oulu staff, for the University of Oulu students, accessible content, UniOulu | Tags , , | Comment

Use of Laptop Vendors

Laptop Vendors are self-service machines from which, as a university student or Oamk student, you can borrow a laptop. The university and Oamk have their own, separate laptop vendors on the campuses. In principle, the laptop vendors operate the same way, regardless who it belongs to, so these instructions work for both organisations. You can […]

Published in categories: English version available, All instructions, Oamk , for Oamk students, for the University of Oulu students, accessible content, UniOulu | Tags , , , , , , , , , , | Comment

Install and update an application or an operating system from Software Center (UO)

Software Center is a software installation service through which the users can install programs and updates to the UNIV workstation maintained by ICT Services. The installing of software and updates does not need administration rights The shortcut to Software Center is found on your desktop: Available applications and updates have been defined by ICT Services’ maintenance. […]

Published in categories: English version available, for the University of Oulu staff, accessible content | Tags , , , , , , , , , , | Comment

Check the Windows version this way

This way you can check which version of Windows is installed on your computer: Press the Windows button on the keyboard (there is a picture of the flag on the key) and the letter “R”. The Run/Suorita window opens on the screen: In the Open field, type: winver and press OK. In the window that […]

Published in categories: English version available, All instructions, Oamk , for Oamk staff, for Oamk students, for the University of Oulu staff, for the University of Oulu students, accessible content, UniOulu | Tags , , , , , , | Comment

Information security deviation and notification

In case of information security deviations or cases related to them, the safest thing to do is to ask Campus ICT for advice. If you observe or suspect misuse of a network, services or an account, you can also send an e-mail notification to tietoturva@oulu.fi. Tämän ohjeen sisältö: What is an information security deviation? Reporting […]

Published in categories: English version available, All instructions, Oamk , for Oamk staff, for Oamk students, for the University of Oulu staff, for the University of Oulu students, accessible content, UniOulu | Tags , , , , , , , | Comment

O365 language settings

Office 365 Education service’s language settings a) When using O365 service with a web browser, the online applications are affected by the following language settings: Your O365 profile’s language setting Region settings in O365 and/or OneDrive (in some cases/apps) Language settings for the browser you use (affects the front page view of the O365 portal). […]

Published in categories: English version available, All instructions, for the University of Oulu staff, for the University of Oulu students, accessible content, UniOulu | Tags , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comment

Mobile Security Guidelines for staff members and students

Mobile devices (smart phones and tablets) can easily get lost or stolen. Therefore, they entail the risk of unauthorised access to the user’s or university’s data. Unauthorised users can also pose as the device owner and send e-mail in his/her name. Hence, it is important to know the information security risks and act accordingly. Contents […]

Published in categories: English version available, All instructions, Oamk , for Oamk staff, for Oamk students, for the University of Oulu staff, for the University of Oulu students, accessible content, UniOulu | Tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comment