IOS110 Week 1 – Seneca Networking Environment
Agenda • Overview of Seneca Server names • How to access servers • Terminal Emulation (Putty) • Browser – IE, Netscape, Fire Fox, etc. • How to activate your student account
MySeneca Siris Matrix Learn CS • Seneca First Semester • Computing Environment Open Lab Learning Commons S2122 Dial up or High Speed through aGateway Router Your Home PC
Server names - learn learn.senecac.on.ca • Email • firstname.lastname@example.org Remote login • from on campus • use web browser • http://learn.senecac.on.ca/webmail • from off campus • first choice – web browser • second choice – email client (POP3, IMAP) Provides authentication and student email services
Server names - cs cs.senecac.on.ca • Course web site information • https://cs.senecac.on.ca/~fac/ios110 • Remote login • use a web browser Is a secure web server and is used to display school and course information on the Internet . It is a file server for faculty
Server names - siris siris.senecac.on.ca • Administrative tasks • siris.senecac.on.ca • Note – this is a secure web server – you must access it using the address https://siris.senecac.on.ca • Remote login • use web browser The Student Internet Registration and Inquiry System (SIRIS) is a secure system which interacts with Seneca College's main computer system. It provides real-time information to students on request such as timetabling, and grades.
Server names – My Seneca my.senecacollege.ca • Remote login • my.senecacollege.ca • use web browser • Primarily used for online testing and handing in lab work Blackboard is a Microsoft .NET platform used to provide online courses, testing, listservs and discussion groups. It also is a secure server (https://)
Server names - matrix matrix.senecac.on.ca • Email • email@example.com • Web Server • ftp://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~learn_name • http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~learn_name • Remote login • matrix.senecac.on.ca • first choice – SSH ie. Putty Is a Linux server and is used by all students to learn about UNIX\Linux and provides a KDE windows environment.
Using a Terminal Emulator Program • A “terminal emulator” program designed to connect with a remote computer • Mainframe servers can only talk to “dumb terminals” • Terminal Emulator software allows your PC to emulate a dumb terminal to connect to servers. • You will need Terminal Emulator software to connect to Matrix. • Use secure terminal emulator programs that encrypt the username and password. • Examples: Putty
Your Seneca Accounts • If you haven’t activated your account go to the Library and click on the New Student button on the login dialog box. You will be directed to SIRIS. • To activate account you must give your username and create a secret question and answer • Log into Learn • If you can log into learn you will be able to log into matrix since the username and password are the same • Log in to Matrix to change your temporary password to a more permanent one
Activating your account • See online Help Sheet
Pre-Lab • Download Vista Install File from • http://acs.senecac.on.ca • Click on Downloads and Log in (only available to CS students) • Click on MSDN • Burn the ISO file to a DVD –R (follow Pre-Lab instructions) • Generate a Product key by doing the following: • Click on MSDNAA License on the ACS web site • Click Request Key • Write the Key on the DVD for future reference
Pre-Lab • Download Driver ISO file from • http://acs.senecac.on.ca • Click on Downloads and Log in (only available to CS students) • Click on Drivers Select Intel Driver for CS Labs • Burn the ISO file to a CD –R (follow Pre-Lab instructions)
Pre-Lab • Purchase Text and Lab Manual from Book Store • Copy Student Worksheets on CD to USB flash drive • Bring to every Lab No Internet access the during Lab periods