‘single sign-on’ Category

Get the Duo App for Easier Account Access

Your Gustavus account is already benefiting from the industry leading protection afforded by Duo two factor authentication, but for best results, Technology Services recommends that you take advantage of the Duo app for push notifications directly to your smartphone or watch. Push notifications that come via the Duo app are more secure than both phone […]

Upgraded Internet Connection

As of Thursday February 2nd 2012, Gustavus now has a much faster Internet connection. Gustavus now has a one gigabit connection to the ISP Hurricane Electric. To give some historical context, prior to the upgrade we had a 300Mbps connection. In December 2010 we upgraded from 200Mbps to 250Mbps. In January 2009 we upgraded from […]

New Webmail

On Wednesday January 18th we will be officially launching a new version of Gustauvs Webmail. For many years, we have been using a webmail product named Horde. This is just an upgrade to the newest version. The new version includes many improvements and security updates. The biggest improvement in the new version is that the […]

Adding gac.edu to Gustavus’s Google apps domain

For years, in google calendar and google docs, users have had to use @gustavus.edu e-mail addresses to invite another Gustie to an event or document. Google has now given us the ability to add @gac.edu as an “alias.” On November 28th, we plan to turn this feature on, though it may take a couple days […]

Phishing victim prevents Gustavus from sending to hotmail

Recently one of our users gave their password to someone else either by e-mail or by following a link to a non gustavus site. As a result, Hotmail and Live.com are both blocking mail from Gustavus. Unfortunately , Microsoft does not give us any ability to lift the ban and we have to wait for […]

Single Sign On (SSO) for Google Calendar and Moodle

As of this morning, if you log in to Google Calendar you will also be logged into Moodle and vice versa. This should allow for easy integration between Google Apps and Moodle Courses. For example, the Google Calendar events we populate for student’s schedules can have a link to the Moodle course in them, and […]