Set Mac OS to Lock Your Screen Automatically

If you are using any type of electronic device (e.g. smartphone, laptop, or tablet) to access University of Chicago systems, you must have an automatic screen lock configured.  If you are using a University-issued device, it will already be configured to meet this...

Set Windows 10 to Lock Your Screen Automatically

If you are using any type of electronic device (e.g. smartphone, laptop, or tablet) to access University of Chicago systems, you must have an automatic screen lock configured.  If you are using a University-issued device, it will already be configured to meet this...

CPOST-VM1 Retirement

All current CPOST-VM1 users need to begin using SSDLAB as soon as possible.  Please view our help resources for new SSDLAB users: https://sscs.uchicago.edu/2020/11/12/ssdlab/ The SSDLAB project launched in October 2020. This system is a replacement for CPOST-VM1 and...

Storage Upgrade – Winter Break 2020

As part of the Division’s continuing efforts to enhance the performance and security of its research storage, the existing Cronus systems will be migrated to new hardware a UChicago IT Services-managed datacenter. The migration will begin on Friday, December 24, and...

Move Files into a University Network Drive

In order to work with your files in the RDS (Remote Desktop Services) environment, your files need to be located in your University home or other shared folder inside the University network.   If you are working in SSDLAB, use these instructions to move your...

Warnings Regarding macOS 11

12/1/2020: We in Social Sciences Computing Services are still evaluating the compatibility of Big Sur with various widely used software programs and campus online services. Some compatibility problems have been overcome, but others still exist. The version of Cisco...