There is a problem in IT Service Desk phone service (+358 50 513 2000) and we cannot answer the incoming calls. We will inform when the problem has been fixed. We are sorry for any inconvenience. IT Service Desk
Aalto ITS will soon start deploying a Sophos Endpoint Security update including an new add-on on all centrally managed Windows workstations.
IT Service Desk Maari (TUAS) opening hours change starting from 4 March. New opening hours: Monday and Thursday 13:00 - 15:00 Visiting address: Maarintie 8, room 1163 http://servicedesk.aalto.fi/ email@example.com +358 50 513 2000
Aalto University’s password policy will change. The University’s new password practices will match better modern recommendations. Password’s validity will lengthen to two years (730 days) and at the same time the minimum length will grow to 12 characters. The change will take effect when a user will change his/her password next time. The length, validity and other requirements of the Aalto password will be described accurately in the password guideline, which will be published later. Contacts firstname.lastname@example.org
The Aalto University identity management (IdM) system is being renewed. The first phase of the new system will be taken into use probably in early February. In this phase, the current identity management system will be replaced and the user account creation and password reset processes will change.
We have added more meeting rooms into Outlook this week. This enables easy room booking when sending a meeting request. There are also instructional videos available at https://it.aalto.fi/instructions/booking-meeting-rooms-aalto-outlook-and-webmail. As all rooms are available for booking, please ensure that you have access to the area where the room is, as well as you know where to room is located to avoid any misunderstandings.
The chat channel pilot on it.aalto.fi instruction site has ended and chat is now a permanent channel for Aalto IT Service Desk. Chat is available from Mondays to Fridays at 9.00 – 15.00. For more information: email@example.com
26.10.2018 - Update 7.1. - New HSL travel card doesn´t work yet in all Aalto student hubs - Keep your old card
The new HSL travel card works in Väre. Update 2.11. - New HSL travel card doesn´t work yet in Aalto student hubs - Keep your old card The new HSL travel card does not work yet to access the student hubs in Aalto University campuses. It might take several weeks to ensure it is working properly. We will inform when this is done. If you get the new card, do not register it on https://idcard.aalto.fi
Aalto IT has published virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). Test it out. Instructions https://it.aalto.fi/instructions/aalto-university-virtual-desktop-infrastructure-vdiaaltofi Questions and feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org
16.8.2018 - Aalto University Office 365 services boosts individual and teams productivity in work and study
Aalto University’s Office 365 services (like OneDrive, Teams, Office programs Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) are available for all Aalto users. Office 365 is accessible any time, any device whether one is working from home or office. Familiar office tools combined with secure cloud service gives capabilities for individual or teamwork. Office 365 services can be accessed with an Aalto account.