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How to get and log in to a personal account on a CCSF Mac Mac accounts Coming into a job with a Mac on the desktop? Want to use the Mac? Have access to a Mac in a shared area like teachers’ lounge? If so, you can get a personal Mac account on the computer you want to use.

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Mac accounts

  • Coming into a job with a Mac on the desktop?

  • Want to use the Mac?

  • Have access to a Mac in a shared area like teachers’ lounge?

    • If so, you can get a personal Mac account on the computer you want to use.

    • A personal account keeps your work secure, separates your files from others’

City College of San Francisco: Technology Learning Center


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First step: Network/GroupWise

  • Get your GroupWise email and Windows Network accounts set up (see next slide)

  • Use GroupWise email on either Mac or Windows PCs

    • Web GroupWise client

    • GroupWise help in TLC workshops (www/ccsf/edu/tlc  training link)or Techdocs site (www.ccsf.edu/techdocs)

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Get Network and GroupWise Accounts

  • Submit ITS Request for CCSF Network Login and GroupWise email form

    • For a form: Help Desk: 239-3711 or local ITS staff

  • Or: Attend a Technology Learning Center workshop:

    • Getting Your Accounts/Tech Orientation or GroupWise Web Basics

  • Workshop Schedules at www.ccsf.edu/tlcTraining

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Your computer accounts

  • As a result of submitting the form or attending a Getting Your Accounts or GroupWise Basics Workshop:

  • Account on CCSF network (from Windows PCs)

    • Allows login to any Windows Fac/Staff computer, any campus

    • Enables Windows access to your own 100 MB CCSF network storage space on any networked CCSF campus

  • GroupWise email account

    • Timeline: About 1 week from completion or submission of online certificate

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Mac access accounts

In addition to Windows network and GroupWise email accounts:

  • To get accounts to log into specific Macs:identify locations for Mac account creation

  • Contact:

    • Local ITS staff (campuses) or

    • Sue Bettinger, Mac support: [email protected]

    • Or Help Desk: 239-3711

City College of San Francisco: Technology Learning Center


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Logging in: Logistics

  • What is your login name?

  • What is your first time password?

  • Do you have to change your password?

  • How do I change my password?

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User IDs (Login names)

  • Your Login / User ID is the same as on GroupWise and the CCSF network(and – for old-timers – fog):

  • The first letter of your first name

  • Followed by up to 7 letters of your last name, for a total of up to 8 letters (all lower case)

  • Common names like Wong or Johnson may have to use a middle initial as the second letter

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User ID examples

  • For Franco Bonnelli, the User ID / login name would be fbonnell

  • For Sharon Lo, the login name would be slo

  • Michael A. Johnson, however, might bemjohnson ormajohnso(if another M Johnson already existed)

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First time Mac passwords

  • The initial password is the same as your login

  • You aren’t forced to change your password

  • For security: Change Passwords!Anyone can guess your login name!

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Changing Passwords

  • In the Finder

    • Click Apple Menu >

    • System Preferences >

    • My Account

    • Change password

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Forgotten Mac passwords

  • Forgotten Mac passwords

    • Local ITS staff

    • Or: Sue Bettinger:email: [email protected]

    • Or Help Desk: 239-3711

      ITS staff must visit the computer

      • Identify the location of the Mac

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Logging on and Security

Security

  • Logging on gives you your own OS X home directory and documents folder

  • Keeps docs you save separate from others’ work

  • Safe and easy to back up: drag contents of documents folder to a blank CD

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Responsibilities

Log off a shared Mac:

  • Leaving yourself logged in  other folks save to your desktop or docs folder

  • Your documents exposed to anyone at the computer

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Logging off vs. Powering down

  • Log off shared computers  Others don’t have to restart

  • Click the Apple menu

  • Then click Log off

  • Leaves the computer on -ready for others to log in without powering up

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Further information

  • Find this presentation and other documents in Word, PowerPoint, video and acrobat format:

    • www.ccsf.edu/tlc - Handouts link

    • Also see the training link for our Workshop Schedule

  • Document and Workshop subjects include:

    • CCSF Network, Logging On

    • Microsoft Office Applications

    • GroupWise

    • Windows XP

    • Mac OS X

City College of San Francisco: Technology Learning Center


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