Adding a Sharp Printer to a Personal Computer

Overview This article is intended to serve as a guide for those who wish to use the sharp printers with a personal computer not owned or managed by SIU. You will need the IP address for the printer in order to add it. If you do not have this, please contact Salukitech or your LAN […]

Account Lockouts

Overview Users whos accounts are locked out will experience the above message when attempting to log onto any computer that is connected to the SIU domain. Locks will also affect logging into a variety of other web portals and connection to eduroam. Causes of Account Locks Entering in your password incorrectly too many times can […]

Connecting to SIU-Guest

Overview Wireless network access is available to family and friends by using the SIU-Guest wi-fi network. Once guests find “SIU-Guest” in their available networks list and enter their contact information: first and last name, phone number, email address, and service provider (AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, etc.), then accept the Acceptable Use Policy, they will receive a […]

Connecting to Eduroam with Windows

Automatic Setup The preferred way of setting up the eduroam SSID on any operating system is connecting to the wireless network “eduroam-instructions” then downloading the cloudpath utility that can be found at https://setup.wifi.siu.edu. The utility sets up the SSID automatically with little input from you. For users in the residence halls, use this link to automatically […]

Connect to Windows Remote Desktop using Ubuntu

First, you’ll need to download and install the Cisco Anyconnect VPN client. You can find instructions on how to do that here: https://oit.siu.edu/networkengineering/services/vpn/vpn-linux.php Note that the filename you download may be different than vpnsetup.sh and adjust the chmod command accordingly. Once you’re done with getting connected to the VPN, start Remmina. This is a Remote […]

Finding Computer Name on Windows 10

Method 1 Right click on the Windows logo located on the bottom left of your Windows screen and select Settings. On the Windows Settings window, select System, then select About. Your computer name is also called Device Name. Method 2 Right click on the bottom left of your screen and choose File Explorer. That will […]