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Issue 27 - March 2001

Postmaster, Who Are You?
This is not the head of the Post Office. When you send/receive your e-mail, lots of work has been done behind the scene. The e-mail is scanned for virus, returned with error message if the recipient address is invalid, and answered with auto-reply if the recipient is on leave etc. Do you know who is taking care of all these?...

Chief Information Officer Appointed
As announced in early December 2000 by the President, Dr. Jerry Yu of the Registrar’s Office has accepted the newly created position of Chief Information Officer (CIO). According to the President, Dr. Yu will be responsible for the development and integration of all our Information Technology Services to better serve the University community. This will include the use of IT to support all areas of our work, including both administrative and academic activities. The decision was...

What's New?

Beware of Computer Virus
During the last two months or so, the CSC Help Desk service has recorded a marked increase in the number of calls on virus problems and anti-virus related matters. Virus infection on computers...

Traffic Jam on The E-mail Path
Have you ever experienced this? Either no
e-mail can reach you within a rather long period of time, or the same one keeps bombarding your e-mail account several times a day? One of the causes for...

E-mail Broadcasting in The University
Long before the emergence of e-mail, the telephone and campus mail have been the major form of internal communication on campus. When accessing e-mail has proved to be just as easy, it quickly became a popular method of communication...

Software Maintenance Support Scheme for Sun Machines
Over the years, the Unix machines, especially the Sun Solaris systems, have been widely accepted and deployed for various academic activities. However, with the increase of...

Phasing Out OpenVMS for Academic Use: Final Reminder
This is to remind you that, as announced several times in the network messages and previous issues of Network Computing, the two Academic OpenVMS machines Texas and Spain will be phased out by the end of June 2001. All teaching and research work previously run on OpenVMS will have to be migrated...

User Education

FAQs on Broadband Internet at Home
Q. Is it free of charge?

A. No. You have to subscribe broadband Internet through the commercial service providers, say...


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