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About Ben Whetstone

Ben is a web developer and systems engineer with OIT. He leads the Web Team and directs the web support services help desk.

How to verify your access to UGA systems

If you have access to core UGA Administrative systems like OneSource and other financial management applications, you might get an email that looks like this: Dear_______: You are receiving this email because our records indicate you are an active user in one or more of the University’s Administrative Systems.   This…
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How to Avoid ZoomBombing

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Update as of 3/30/2020 As of March 26th the screen sharing settings within your Zoom account have automatically defaulted to “Only Host.” This setting gives hosts sole permission to share content within their meetings by default. This effectively ends the ZoomBombing threat. If you’d like to give participants screen sharing permission,…
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Back Up Your Data!

It’s important to back up your data. Here’s how OIT can help. Your Work Computer If your work computer has just crashed or is currently melting in a fire, hopefully you were using backup software! In any case, contact the Service Desk at and we’ll be happy to help…
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AEM: Summer Downtime Event for CAES Website

For the two weeks prior to the update (July 18-Aug. 3), content managers will not have access to AEM. And while the updates that will be made to our sites are not nearly as complex as when we moved from Contribute to Adobe Experience Manager in 2015, there are some steps that you should complete prior to the July 18 deadline to ensure the site update process goes as smoothly as possible.
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Look out! We have a new CAES Faculty & Staff Intranet.

On the morning of January 31, the CAES Faculty and Staff Intranet website, which houses internal documents intended for CAES faculty and staff, will receive a major update. Most links and pages will change substantially. What you need to know is outlined below. What you need to know Login is required – Log in with a UGA MyID is…
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