Category Archive: Apple

By Ross Madden
January 28, 2019 2:27 pm MT
Posted in Apple, General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, The Cloud, Windows

It is official, we are sunsetting Pangea.  While this phasing out will take some careful consideration and migration, we wanted to make sure to document up front what we believe will be the process. Why are we doing this? Pangea has been our go-to collaboration tool since 2006.  It has gone through many iterations in […]

By Ross Madden
January 28, 2019 11:32 am MT
Posted in Apple, General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, The Cloud, Windows

In this article I will walk you through connecting a CSU O365 SharePoint Online site to your local computer using the OneDrive sync client.  This walkthrough assumes you have already connected your OneDrive sync client to your personal OneDrive space as described in the following articles: Configure OneDrive Client for Windows: https://wp.natsci.colostate.edu/cnsit/configure-onedrive-client-for-windows Configure OneDrive Client […]

By Ross Madden
January 25, 2019 4:56 pm MT
Posted in Apple, General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, The Cloud

In this article I will walk you through connecting the OneDrive client for MacOS to your CSU O365 personal OneDrive space.  The first step is to download and install the latest OneDrive client from the Mac Store.  You can find this by searching for “OneDrive” in the search area.  Alternatively, you can download the .pkg […]

By Ross Madden
January 25, 2019 4:55 pm MT
Posted in Apple, General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, The Cloud

In days past, one of the major drawbacks to using the OneDrive sync client on your local computer, was that your local storage was often far less than your OneDrive quota of 5TB. The sync client required that you download any files to your local computer in order to even see them! Of course, this […]

By Aaron Vanasse
January 17, 2019 3:53 pm MT
Posted in Apple, General CNSIT

From time to it maybe necessary to rename your Mac computer to a new name. To change the official name of your Mac use the following steps. Open System Preferences in the drop down menu under the Apple icon at the top left of your screen.                  2. […]

By Ross Madden
October 1, 2018 9:36 am MT
Posted in Apple, General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, Pangea, Tips and Tricks

With the release of MacOS 10.14 “Mojave” last week, we discovered a bug with the Pangea connection app where you would receive the following error message on launch: Not authorized to send Apple events to Finder. (-1743) This launch process should ask for authorization for the Pangea.app program to have access to Finder, but we […]

By Ross Madden
April 9, 2018 9:43 am MT
Posted in Apple, General CNSIT, Knowledge Base, Security News, Tips and Tricks, Windows

Beginning April 25th, 2018 the Pulse Secure VPN client we know and love will start utilizing DUO two factor authentication.  This applies you to if you use the Pulse Secure desktop or mobile app to access on campus resources while you are at home or traveling (in short, if you are off campus).  While this […]

By Ross Madden
February 8, 2018 10:47 am MT
Posted in Apple, General CNSIT, Internet & Networking, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks, Windows

As of February 2018, the Department of Chemistry has funded a CSU site license for several MestreNova plugins.  The following functionality is covered by this site license: NMR qNMR IUPAC Name Reaction Monitoring Installing MestreNova To install MestreNova, simply download and install from this URL: https://mestrelab.com/download/mnova Installing License Files Once you have installed the current […]

By Ross Madden
September 9, 2017 12:03 pm MT
Posted in Apple, General CNSIT, General Computing

Backing up your Macintosh computer through Time Machine is super simple.  Apple has a great write-up on the topic which only requires an inexpensive external hard drive which can be purchased from any local or online computer hardware retailer.  Enjoy! https://support.apple.com/en-us/ht201250

By Ross Madden
January 24, 2017 2:30 pm MT
Posted in Apple, General CNSIT, General Computing, Knowledge Base, Tips and Tricks, Windows

Is your hard drive in the red and you have no idea where all that space is being consumed?  We often use the following free programs to interpret this mysterious phenomenon.  These utilize a type of graph called a Treemap, which attempts to visualize the files in blocks.  The larger the block, the more space […]

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