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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
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’

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first step network groupwise
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
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
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
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: sbetting@ccsf.edu
    • Or Help Desk: 239-3711

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logging in logistics
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
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
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
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
Changing Passwords
  • In the Finder
    • Click Apple Menu >
    • System Preferences >
    • My Account
    • Change password

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forgotten mac passwords
Forgotten Mac passwords
  • Forgotten Mac passwords
    • Local ITS staff
    • Or: Sue Bettinger:email: sbetting@ccsf.edu
    • 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
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
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
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
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

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