Category Archive: Pangea

CNSIT South Graduate Student Orientation

Monday, August 15th, 2016, 1:24 pm MT - posted by CNS IT

Your CSU eID Account Your CSU eName (aka, eID) is your University wide username.  This, in combination with your CSU password, is what you will use to gain access to almost all resources you have access to. Your E-mail Account (O365) Your CSU inbox is where mail sent to your CSU e-mail address is delivered.  […]

Misleading Mac Error: “Pangea is damaged and can’t be opened.”

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016, 3:51 pm MT - posted by Ross Madden

UPDATE for Max OS X 10.12 “Sierra” Apple has removed the “Anywhere” option from the security options described below.  So, we need to open up the Terminal App (this is found in the Applications->Utilities folder) in order to re-enable this.  Once the Terminal App is opened, run the following command:  You will need to put […]

Mac: How to get Pangea to show up on my desktop

Thursday, March 31st, 2016, 9:26 am MT - posted by Ross Madden

There is a default Finder setting on all new Macintosh computers, that prevent networked servers from showing up as icons on the desktop.  Since Pangea is a networked server, we often receive help requests asking why Pangea isn’t connecting when using the connection app.  It turns out, Pangea is actually connecting successfully, it is just […]

Pangea: Next Generation

Thursday, March 24th, 2016, 2:01 pm MT - posted by Ross Madden

Pangea is evolving!  We have some exciting changes to announce with relation to the Pangea file serving service available to CNSIT South affiliates.  Over the past few years, we have been able to carefully watch how folks are utilizing Pangea.  This usage information, along with technological advances (and some handy changes in how we can […]

Sharing Folders on OneDrive For Business

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016, 5:33 pm MT - posted by CNS IT

One Drive for Business is Cloud Storage available for CSU faculty, staff and students. Currently, 1 TB of personal storage is available to each individual. To login to Office 365, go to Please keep in mind that for authenticating to O365 services at CSU, your Username must be in the format of (you […]

Cloud Storage for Personal Data

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016, 12:08 pm MT - posted by Ross Madden

Personal storage has been handled by many different technologies over the years.  At first, the term was just used to describe data on your personal computer – stored in it’s local hard drive.  We may have supplemented this storage with the use of external hard drives that we could move around from one computer to […]

Pangea Firmware Update

Monday, January 4th, 2016, 9:08 am MT - posted by Ross Madden

WHEN: 01/05/2016 at 6:00pm to ~7:00pm WHAT: We will applying a firmware update to the storage array. IMPACT: Pangea, and all services relying on it, will be unavailable during this outage.  Refer to the following URL for services this will affect: STATUS: Completed.  Actual downtime was 6:00pm to 6:10pm.

Pangea App on Mac OS X Mavericks (10.9)

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013, 10:04 am MT - posted by Ross Madden

With yesterday’s announcement and release of the newest Mac OS X, 10.9 aka Mavericks – I discovered that the existing Pangea connection App did not function properly.  I have fixed and posted the updated App bundle, which is linked to below.  This new version is backwards compatible as far as I have tested, so if […]

Unidentified Developer Warning Mac OS X – Pangea

Monday, October 14th, 2013, 1:27 pm MT - posted by Ross Madden

For users of newer Macintosh computers running Mac OS X 10.8 and newer (Mountain Lion and Mavericks at the time of posting) you may need to address the following error when attempting to run the Pangea connection App. Basically, you should know that the Pangea App is safe, and you can use it – but […]

Personal Web Space on Pangea

Monday, July 15th, 2013, 2:21 pm MT - posted by Ross Madden

One of the hidden tricks with CNSIT Pangea is its ability to allow a user to serve files via their personal space to the world through a web server.  This is handled via the “public_html” folder located in the root of  your personal Pangea space.  Don’t be surprised if you do not see this folder […]