Reset my Penn O365 Password (email, Outlook)

You can reset your Penn O365 password (for Outlook email) by going to:
https://office365.password.isc.upenn.edu
and logging in with your Pennkey and Pennkey password. […]

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How to reserve a conference room

In Microsoft Outlook, go to the File menu and select New > Meeting. Next to the Location field, click the button that looks like an open book. In the window that pops up, search for the word “room” to see a list of available conference rooms. Select the room you want to reserve and hit […]

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How to Remote Desktop

How to connect to your work computer from a remote location using Remote Desktop What you need to know: Your APPC credentials (username and password) Your APPC computer’s full network name (e.g.: APP311-1-u1.appc.upenn.edu) or its IP address (e.g.: 10.30.16.101) Note: You must gather this information before you leave the APPC premises, as there is no […]

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How to audit a website’s performance

Page Performance https://gtmetrix.com/ https://webpagetest.org/ https://cssstats.com/ Lighthouse Install the Lighthouse CLI for full control over your audit $ npm install -g lighthouse By default, Lighthouse throttles your connection and emulates an older mobile device. If you’re auditing a site that’s primarily used on desktop, pass the –disable-network-throttling and –disable-device-emulation arguments. $ lighthouse https://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org –disable-network-throttling –disable-device-emulation –output […]

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Manually Configure AirPennNet on Android

Manually Configure AirPennNet on Android Download the Root CA Certificate (AddTrust External CA Root) This root certificate is pre-installed on most OSes so you may not need to install it manually (i.e. You can probably skip this step. If it doesn’t work, come back here.) On the Android device, go to this Penn+Box share: https://upenn.box.com/v/AddTrustCert […]

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How to migrate a repository from GitLab to GitHub

Clone the repo from GitLab using the –mirror option to make it more portable $ git clone –mirror git@git.appc.upenn.edu:themes/appcstrap.git Change into newly cloned directory $ cd ~/appcstrap.git Create a new respository on GitHub that matches the name of your directory (in this example, it would be appcstrap). https://github.com/organizations/AnnenbergPublicPolicyCenter/repositories/new Push to GitHub using the –mirror option. […]

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How to check a server’s response time

This terminal command will show the response time for a server in seconds. Useful for testing things like WP-Rocket, which has a timeout of two seconds. curl -o /dev/null -s -w %{time_total}\\n https://origin.factcheck.org […]

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How to Install the VPN

1. Go to http://www.forticlient.com/downloads and click the “Download” button for your OS. 2. Once the file is downloaded, open it. The install process will begin. Be sure to accept the license agreement so you can continue. 3. Make sure the setup type ONLY has “Security Fabric Agent” and “Secure Remote Access” checked off. 4. Click “Next” until […]

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How to add or remove a printer

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_tta_accordion][vc_tta_section title=”Connect” tab_id=”1504794287442-4d5d9737-9720″][vc_column_text] 1. Click on the Windows Explorer icon at the start bar. 2. In the address bar, type in “\\appcprint.appc.upenn.edu”. 3. Double click on the printer you want to connect to, or right click and click “Connect”. [/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Disconnect” tab_id=”1504794287483-6bbb5895-5074″][vc_column_text] 1. In the start menu, type in “Devices and Printers”.   2. In […]

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How to open another mailbox in Outlook

Go to outlook.com/upenn.edu. Log in with your pennkey@upenn.edu and use the password you set for your email. Click on your name in the top right corner of the screen. Click “Open another mailbox” in the menu that opens up. Type in the desired mailbox address in the window that opens. Click “Open”. […]

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