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Tools & Utilities

Network Backup Service

Information Systems and Computing offers a Network Backup Service to faculty and staff that provides:

  • Scheduled daily backup of workstation files and directories
  • Offsite storage in compliance with computing standards
  • Restoration of files at your convenience

for the following operating systems:

  • Unix (AIX, HP-UX, Oracle Solaris, Linux x86_64, Linux on POWER, Linux on System Z, Ubuntu)
  • Mac OS
  • Windows
Wed, 02/01/2012 - 3:55pm 8351 Views view

Policies and Standards

See the Policies and Standards knowledge page.

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 11:19am 1855 Views Article ID: 4062 view

IBM BigFix Patch Management

For more information and to get started, see the 4Help service catalog page: IBM BigFix Patch Management.

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:37pm 6335 Views view

SAMS IT Event Calendar

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 11:59am 27787 Views view

VT Google Apps

Virginia Tech has paired with Google to offer VT Google Apps, a suite of email and collaboration services, through the Google Apps for Education program.

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 12:32pm 10839 Views view

Internet Native Banner Text Font Size

When using Internet Native Banner (Banner), the font / text size is too small. How I do increase the font / text size on the Banner screen to make it larger and easier to read?
Wed, 08/14/2013 - 4:36pm 5131 Views Article ID: 3704 view

Accessing the Virginia Tech Logo and Letterhead

Who can download the Virginia Tech logo or letterhead?
Mon, 08/12/2013 - 11:32am 8753 Views Article ID: 2933 view

Requesting a Virginia Tech SSL Certificate

How do I request a Virginia Tech SSL Certificate?
Mon, 08/12/2013 - 10:22am 3697 Views Article ID: 2849 view

Assigning Access to Your Departmental Network-Attached Storage (NAS) Space to Another Individual in Windows

How do I assign access to another person for my departmental Network-Attached Storage (NAS) space in Windows?
Mon, 08/05/2013 - 3:05pm 4032 Views Article ID: 2572 view

Backing Up Your Data

See the Backing Up Your Data KB article page.

Tue, 06/04/2013 - 2:33pm 7770 Views view