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IT-documentation

Change default applications in Windows 10

If you miss any features when you open a pdf, click an email address or follow a link after upgrading to Windows 10, it may be because Microsoft has set its own standards for some applications. If you want a different standard than Microsoft has set, you can change these settings yourself: Click Start (Windows button) […]

Gitlab (information in english)

About the service Gitlab.com offer services such as these: Git. Version control software for computer source code. Issue tracking. Create and track issues related to bug reports, feature requests and so on. Continuous Integration (CI). Automatically build, test and deploy software. Epics and roadmaps. Planning tools for software projects. All the data are stored on servers […]

Secure logon – two-factor authentication

Secure logon NMBU is about to introduce secure login (two-factor authentication) for staff and students. Several of NMBU’s services will eventually require secure login. Secure login has been used by online banking and services like Altinn, for years. Why? Many have experienced attempts to fraud them in to give up the user name and password. […]

Shutdown of Skype 7 (Employees)

Microsoft has decided to discontinue Skype 7 due to a newer version 8. This will take place  from November 1st and beyond. Read more about why here. This applies to normal Skype , not Skype for Business, you can read about the differences between these two here. IT NMBU will therefore start rolling out new […]

Home Office – Android

To connect to the Remote services offered at NMBU you first need to download Microsoft Remote Desktop from Play Store. . Open the browser on your phone and go to https://portal.nmbu.no. Sign in using your NMBU-credentials. Select authentication with OTP to access all remote services offered. Once you have signed in you can select the service […]

Home Office – iOS

To connect to the Remote services offered at NMBU you first need to download Microsoft Remote Desktop from AppStore. Open the browser on your phone and go to https://portal.nmbu.no. Sign in using your NMBU-credentials. Select authentication with OTP to access all remote services offered. Once you have signed in you can select the service you want. […]

Home Office – Linux

What is special about Linux? Linux, traditionally, has had worse support for the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) than Windows and OS X/macOS due to a smaller user base, less interest from Microsoft to ensure support and alternative protocols for connecting to Linux-environments. What is special about portal.nmbu.no and the RDP-files found there? Portal.nmbu.no uses Remote […]

Portal NMBU

What is portal.nmbu.no? Portal is a collection of services offered by the IT department at NMBU and enables improvements such as Easier authentication, one sign-in for several services More secure sign-in with two-factor authentication and access logs Improved end-user experience The intention of the IT department is that any service that can be delivered through […]

NMBU Portal

What is portal.nmbu.no? Portal is a collection of services offered by the IT department at NMBU and enables improvements such as Easier authentication, one sign-in for several services More secure sign-in with two-factor authentication and access logs Improved end-user experience The intention of the IT department is that any service that can be delivered through […]

Spam in Outlook

As emails come in, our spam-filter will determine whether the email is legitimate or not. All messages marked as spam will appear in your Junk Email folder with title “SPAM DETECTED». Junk settings Right-clicking on any message allow you to decide which messages are junk. Block Sender This will block the email address and move […]