VPN info for travellers and users of wireless networks

– April 30, 2020

In computer networks, the data is divided in smaller packets so the information can be transported. From these packets, it is possible to indicate where the packet is coming from and where it is going to. Information is very often available in plain language, and anyone along the transfer will be able to see the data as it […]

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Exam visits to other Universities

– June 5, 2019

Exam visit service will be introduced at Oulu University of Applied Sciences 22.5.2019. Exam visit means that you take your own university’s exam in another university’s Exam room. Log in to your own university’s EXAM with your user id and password. Click Exams in the navigation on the left and type the course code in […]

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The wireless networks available to university students and staff at Oamk

– July 20, 2018

On the Oamk campuses, you can typically find these three wireless networks: KK (=Oamk’s own network), Eduroam and panOULU. Always use KK when possible. That is the easiest option: You don’t need a VPN connection when you are already inside the Oamk’s own network. When you need to use Oamk’s web-based services, we recommend you should […]

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(suomi) Verkko-ohjaaja – Opas ohjaukseen sekä tieto- ja neuvontatyöhön

– April 16, 2018

Sorry, this entry is only available in Finnish.

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Prevent ransomware attacks targeted at users of Microsoft products (e.g. Excel, Outlook, Word) by answering No in a dialog that asks for permission to use data from linked files

– October 23, 2017

If you get an Office document, a calendar link or another file to your email and when you are handling the file it gives you a dialog or warning prompt that looks something like this: Always answer No, just like you would do with any Office Macros. Background: Microsoft’s Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) is an old (1987) feature of MS products (mainly […]

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