Category Archive: The Cloud

By Evan Campbell
October 22, 2021 11:39 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, General Computing, The Cloud, Tips and Tricks

If you find that your computer’s files have stopped syncing to Onedrive, or if you find yourself at a computer that doesn’t have your files synced to it you can quickly access them by logging into https://portal.office.com/ with your NetID, NetID password, and DUO.  This quick guide will show you where they’re at in Onedrive […]

By Evan Campbell
October 20, 2021 11:15 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, General Computing, The Cloud

If you ever find yourself at a computer which doesn’t have Microsoft Office installed and you’re needing to use one of the Office applications to create or edit a file all hope is not lost!  You can login to https://portal.office.com/ using your M365 formatted CSU NetID, NetID password with DUO and all of the Office […]

By Evan Campbell
July 27, 2021 10:25 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, General Computing, Knowledge Base, The Cloud

Starting on August 9th Microsoft Streams functions will be phased out of the software suite available on portal.office.com by Microsoft. Any video that is recorded in Teams will be stored in either Onedrive or Sharepoint starting on that date. Videos stored on Stream will still be available on Stream for a yet to be determined […]

By Evan Campbell
May 19, 2021 11:19 am MT
Posted in Backups, General CNSIT, The Cloud, Uncategorized

Starting in December 2022 Google Drive will no longer provide unlimited space for colleges and universities. Instead they’re providing students, faculty, and staff with 25 gbs each. This will undoubtedly affect folks who are using Google Drive to store backups or research data. If you or your lab is currently storing data on Google Drive […]

By Ross Madden
November 22, 2020 9:16 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, The Cloud, Tips and Tricks

SharePoint online sites can be a powerful way to collaborate and share data among your workgroup. When used in combination with the OneDrive sync client it is a great way to access data from your local machine using automatic synchronization with the cloud repository. However, some areas find it useful to keep feeds of raw-data […]

By Evan Campbell
May 19, 2020 11:26 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, The Cloud

Saving data to the cloud and/or an external drive to be analyzed at home will be key in helping labs maintain social distancing.  If you have an external drive these programs provide another location to backup data free of charge that can be accessed anywhere with an internet connection. These directions cover the web interfaces […]

By Ross Madden
March 2, 2020 9:08 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, The Cloud

In the world today, working from home can be necessary. Whether you are under the weather and need to quickly respond to something as if you were on campus, or need to stay abreast of the work day while caring for the kiddos during a teacher work day, the ability to access and address work […]

By Evan Campbell
February 3, 2020 9:35 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, The Cloud, Tips and Tricks

Storing and transferring files with Google Drive is a good solution for when the file size is too large for Onedrive to sync and share (over 15 gb). Navigate to mail.rams.colostate.edu Click on “Log in to Google Apps” link on top of page The next page will tell you that log in is not possible […]

By Ross Madden
November 12, 2019 9:35 am MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, The Cloud, Tips and Tricks

Below are instructions for configuring RStor to provide access to others within CNS or at CSU. Please substitute your RStor folder/Group name everywhere you see “RStorGroup.”     At first, only the original owners and members you have access to this folder. These were set in place when your RStor account and Group Share was created.  Should you […]

By Ross Madden
July 1, 2019 3:31 pm MT
Posted in General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, The Cloud, Tips and Tricks

Managing the membership of a SharePoint Online site without the intervention of CNSIT Staff is another one of the great advantages that SharePoint has over some traditional network file sharing and collaboration services. In this article, SharePoint site owners will learn how to manage the memberships and permissions for their SharePoint online sites. This article […]

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