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Frequently Asked Questions

When trying to connect to OSU Remote Desktop Services you are not allowed to connect while on a Windows 7 Computer.    Find Out More

Anitvirus

The answer is yes! It is a very common misconception that the mac systems are impervious from malware and viruses. There is no technical reason why a Mac computer could not be infected with malware,...    Find Out More

Campus Computing Facilities

General use labs There are four general use labs on campus available to those with an ONID account. You can find more information on each lab by clicking the links below. Milne Computing Facility...    Find Out More
The campus computing facilities provide computer access and resources for the students of Oregon State University. There are general use labs and college-specific labs such as the Engineering and...    Find Out More
Students are charged for basic printing to recover the costs associated with ink, paper and printer maintenance. Printing charges on campus are not the same in all locations. Click on the...    Find Out More
Anyone with an ONID account can use the computers in the general use facilities. College specific labs may require students to have different credentials (Such as Engineering).    Find Out More

Email Listservs (Mailman)

Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Privacy options” option, then click “Subscription rules” Scroll down to the “Who can view subscription list?” section Select who you want to...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Bounce Processing” option Scroll down to the “The number of days after which a member's bounce information is discarded” section Enter...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Privacy options” option, then click “Sender filters” Scroll down to the “Non-Member filters” section Here you can add e-mail addresses that...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Privacy options” option, then click “Subscription rules” Scroll down to the “Advertise this list when people ask what lists are on this...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Privacy options” option, then click “Subscription rules” Scroll down to the “List of addresses which are banned from membership in this...    Find Out More
How do I ban users from my list?           
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Privacy options” option, then click “Subscription rules” Scroll down to the “List of addresses which are banned from membership in this...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Bounce Processing” option Scroll down to the “Maximum member bounce score” section Enter a max bounce score Scroll to the bottom and click...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “General Options” option Scroll down to the “Prefix for subject line of list postings” section Enter your prefix Scroll to the bottom and...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Digest options” option Scroll down to the “Can list members choose to receive list traffic bunched in digests?” section Select “Yes”...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Content filtering” option Scroll down to the “Should Mailman convert text/html parts to plain text” section Select “Yes” or “No”...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Privacy options” option, then click “Sender filters” Scroll down to the “Text to include in any rejection notice” section Type your custom...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Digest options” option Scroll down to the “Footer added to every digest” section Type in your custom Footer Scroll to the bottom and click...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Non-digest options” option Scroll down to the “Footer added to mail sent to regular list members” section Type your customized footer...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Digest options” option Scroll down to the “Header added to every digest” section Type in your custom header Scroll to the bottom and click...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Non-digest options” option Scroll down to the “Header added to mail sent to regular list members” section Type your customized header...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “General Options” option Scroll down to the “Maximum length in kilobytes (KB) of a message body” section Enter a maximum size Scroll...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Topics” option Scroll down to the “Should the topic filter be enabled or disabled?” section Select “Enabled” or “Disabled” Scroll to...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Archiving Options” option Scroll down to the “Archive messages?” section Select “Yes” or “No” Scroll to the bottom and hit the “Submit Your...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “General Options” option Scroll down to the “Hide the sender of a message” section and select “Yes” or “No” Scroll to the bottom and...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Non-digest options” option Scroll down to the “Can subscribers choose to receive mail immediately, rather than in batched digests?”...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Content filtering” option Scroll down to the “Remove message attachments that have a matching content type.” section Specify the...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Content filtering” option Scroll down to the “Remove message attachments that have a matching filename extension” section Specify the...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “General Options” option Scroll down to the “Send welcome message to newly subscribed members” section Select “Yes” or “No” Scroll to...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “General Options” option Scroll down to the “Send goodbye message to members when they are unsubscribed” section Select “Yes” or “No”...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “General Options” option Scroll down to the “Send monthly password reminders” section Select “Yes” or “No” Scroll to the bottom and click...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Privacy options” option, then click “Subscription rules” Scroll down to the “Show member addresses so they're not directly recognizable...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Bounce Processing” option Scroll down to the “Notifications” section Select “Yes” or “No” for any of the options Scroll to the bottom and...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Topics” option Scroll down to the “How many body lines should the topic matcher scan?” section Enter a number for how many lines...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Bounce Processing” option Scroll down to the “How many Your Membership Is Disabled warnings” section Enter a maximum disabled message amount...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Archiving Options” option Scroll down to the “Is archive file source for public or private archival?” section Select a time period...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Privacy options” option, then click “Sender filters” Scroll down to the “By default, should new list member postings be moderated?”...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Privacy options” option, then click “Subscription rules” Scroll down to the “Is the list moderator's approval required for un-...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Auto-responder” option Scroll down to the “Should Mailman send an auto-response to mailing list posters?” section Select “Yes” or “No...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Membership Management” option, then “Membership List” Scroll down to the user that needs to have settings changed, then choose the options...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Privacy options” option, then click “Sender filters” Scroll down to the “Action to take when a moderated member posts to the list.”...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Archiving Options” option Scroll down to the “Is archive file source for public or private archival?” section Select “Public” or “Private”...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Digest options” option Scroll down to the “When receiving digests, which format is default?” section Select “Plain” or “MIME” Scroll...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Digest options” option Scroll down to the “How big in Kb should a digest be before it gets sent out?” section Type in a size in KB you...    Find Out More
Log in to your list settings (How to Login) Click the “Digest options” option Scroll down to the “How often should a new digest volume be started?” section Select a time period for updates...    Find Out More

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