You Receiving Unwanted Fax Calls to Your Phone?
Just as the amount of spam email is on the increase, so too is the amount
of spam faxes. In fact, the two most common questions Telephone Services
receives from Lab phone users are how to stop fax machines from calling
their extensions and how to remove "spam" faxes from a voice
Service Makes It Easier for Employees to Can That Spam
As you probably read in Today at Berkeley Lab and noticed in your email
inbox, the Lab has enlisted a new ally in the continuing battle against
unwanted junk email, or spam. Now entering its second week, the service
has prompted a number of employees to ask why the spam messages are only
being tagged, rather than automatically deleted.
Oracle Calendar Client Offers Major Enhancements Over Netscape Version
Are you still using
the Netscape Calendar client for scheduling? If so, you should really
try the new Oracle Calendar clients for the Lab's scheduling system. The
Oracle clients offer major enhancements to the features, speed and reliability
of the old Netscape clients.
Up Databases Requires Extra Attention and Effort
If you compile or rely on databases, it's important to protect the information
so it's accurate and available when needed. One way to do this is to regularly
back up all the files on your computer, either through the Lab's centralized
backup service or via a local system.
College Staff Tap Lab's Expertise in Linux Security
For Peggy Mooney, who
teaches networking at the College of Alameda, a series of classes designed
for local community college teachers by Information Technologies and Services
staff are an opportunity not to be missed. "This is just golden.
You feel validated," she said.
New Student Interns Join Lab's Computer Support Teams
Although they have varied backgrounds and reasons for getting into the
IT field, all six community college students who have just embarked on
Lab internships are enthusiastic about getting hands-on, real-world experience
in supporting the computing and networking needs in a demanding environment.
Bess Connects with Networking Internship
DeAndre Bess, a student at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, learned
about the value of networking during his first stint as a summer intern
at the Lab. And now, as a half-time intern in the LBLnet Services Group,
he's learning about the ins and outs of networking.