Tutorials Posts

This web page contains all posts from the Information Technology Services (ITS) blog that have been tagged as "Tutorials" from all users.


Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)


MFA is a security enhancement that allows you to present two pieces of evidence (“your credentials”) when logging in to WebSMART, Canvas, Degree Works, Salesforce, Zoom, and other systems. You can find instructions for how to configure MFA in the links below: Video Instructions for configuring MFAWritten Instructions for configuring MFA

Global Protect Yubikey Instructions


1. Go to “https://smccd.onelogin.com/portal/” and click on your profile 2. Click “+” sign to setup “Yubikey” authentication 3. Insert your Yubikey 5 NFC in your USB and wait until the windows installed the driver automatically and ready to use. Under “Choose Vendor”, click “Yubikey”. Under Yubikey ID, press the button (circled in “red” in the…

Tips for Creating a Strong Password


Strong passwords, when updated regularly, go a long way to protecting you online. Here are recommendations for creating a strong password. Make sure your password includes all of the following: Minimum of 12 characters Upper case letter(s) Lower case letter(s) Number(s) Special character(s) Additionally, consider the following when managing your passwords: Change your password on…

Zoom Live-Transcription


The below video shows how to turn on auto-live transcription within a Zoom meeting. The accuracy of Zoom’s live transcription feature depends on many variables, such as but not limited to: Background noise Volume and clarity of the speaker’s voice Speaker’s proficiency with the English language Lexicons and dialects specific to a geography or community…

ITS Training Thursdays


The following ITS Training Thursday videos were generated by Bryan Besnyi & Victor Quintanilla as part of a training initiative for Form Solutions as well as other helpful training applications. Zoom, Outlook, and Dropbox Tips and Tricks: Using Zoom Tips and Tricks: Zoom and Outlook Tips and Tricks: Zoom and Adobe Cloud Tips and Tricks:…

Mitel Phone and Voicemail Guide


Mitel quick-start guide – the quick start guide that was distributed with the new handsets. Please read instructions below before attempting to setup your voicemail box. Below are two Voicemail access options, please read and follow the instructions for the option that fits your situation best. Using your SMCCD phone please use option #1, any other…

Zoom for Beginners


The following video and slides were generated by Victor Quintanilla as part of the “Zoom for Beginners” training delivered March 12, 2020. Includes getting started with Zoom, creating a meeting, meeting controls, installation, and integration with Outlook and Canvas.

How to access your Chromebook


To sign into your Chromebook you will need the following. If you do not know your my.smccd.edu email address or password, you can view and reset your default password from WebSMART on the home page once you log in. Please remember to shut down your Chromebook when you are finished or you may find your…

Preventing “Zoombombing”


Using Zoom’s settings to reduce the likelihood and the effects of your course being “Zoombombed”

Resources for working remotely


Meet remotely using Zoom Training – Zoom for beginners Upcoming Zoom training sessions and how-to resources Share files using Dropbox Dropbox for File Storage OneLogin OneLogin Page to Access Your District Canvas, Dropbox, Zoom, and other services Office 365 How to Install Office 365 on Your Personal MachineHow to Install Adobe Products on Your Personal…