I’ve been digging Powershell lately. When one of our computer labs was imaged with the incorrect redirect Documents folder – the registry for the default user specified “\\sharename\students\%username%\My Documents” instead of “\\sharename\students\%username%\Documents” like all our other labs – well, we had students with files in two locations. And depending on the lab they were in, they … [Read more…]
Earlier this week, we purchased additional bandwidth for the student wireless network. This is good news! Here’s why.
During Nov & Dec 2009, we max at around 50 students using wireless between 8am and 1pm. The wireless network gets exactly 10% of all campus bandwidth, or 1024 Kbps.
1024Kb ÷ 50 = 20.5 Kbps per student
Remember 56k … [Read more…]
Welcome to all students back to GHC for the 2009-2010 year. Over the summer, we chose to give a little more to our Chokermail email program. We’ve got more work to do, but here’s what we’ve come up with so far. Current students:
More storage in Chokermail. Start with 5 GB, and watch your storage grow, … [Read more…]
I spent the last two days at the Microsoft campus in Bellevue? Redmond? for the first Live @ Edu World conference. Live @ Edu is Microsoft’s offer of free mail services for students, no ads, no fees, and yes to college rebranding.
Although some of the Microsoft presenters were a bit shaky, by the time Brad Goldstein … [Read more…]