Category Archives: Office 365

OneDrive for Business

OneDrive for Business, formerly SkyDrive Pro, provides users with 1TB of cloud storage. Please note that OneDrive for Business (enterprise software) is not the same as the OneDrive service Microsoft offers to individuals. For additional information on the differences, see How is OneDrive for Business different from OneDrive? http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/what-is-skydrive-pro-HA102822076.aspx#_How_does_SkyDrive   Illustrated PDF Guide: Setup Guide… Continue Reading »

Internet Service Outages This Morning

This morning around 10AM Level3, the University’s Internet Service Provider (ISP), began experiencing a regional “degradation of service” due to equipment failure in its NYC data center.  As a result, the University experienced a complete Internet outage from approximately 10:00 AM until approximately 11:45 AM.  During this time, users on campus were not able to… Continue Reading »

Brief PirateNet Interruption This Afternoon

This afternoon at approximately 4:30 PM a vendor performing a routine upgrade to the network load balancer inadvertently disconnected the PirateNet (Banner Luminus) servers from the campus network. The “crash protection” page providing links to email, Blackboard and Banner Self Service was put up at approximately 5:00 PM, and full services were restored at approximately… Continue Reading »

Microsoft SharePoint

Microsoft SharePoint Microsoft SharePoint Online (sites), a part of Office 365, allows you to store, sync, and share your content. Creating a Microsoft SharePoint Site: Illustrated Guide: Microsoft SharePoint Sites – Student Guide Start by opening a web browser and going to: http://www.shu.edu and select the PirateNet link in the upper right corner Select the Student… Continue Reading »

Microsoft Lync

Microsoft Lync Microsoft Lync, a part of Office 365, supports synchronous collaboration (chat, audio, or video call), video conferencing, and screen sharing. Students can download the Microsoft Lync desktop client from their Office 365 page. Note that the Lync desktop client is pre-installed on Seton Hall University laptops with Office 2013 Illustrated Guide: Microsoft Lync –… Continue Reading »