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Nice to know – Name change

August 7th, 2020 | by

You can easily change some of your personal information via the Selfservice. For example, you have the possibility to change your address and your contact e-mail address on your own. But what about a name change? Whether due to a change in your life or a simple spelling mistake in your name, a name change is sometimes not inevitable. In this case, you cannot make the change yourself, but in today’s “Nice to know” article we will tell you what to do to make a name change.

Your name is not spelled correctly or has changed? Now a name change is necessary. You can read how to do this here! (Photo: unsplash.com)

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Nice to know: sciebo

August 5th, 2020 | by

In today’s “Nice to know” article we would like to introduce another special service that you can use as a member of the RWTH Aachen University: the cloud service sciebo.

Sciebo – the campus cloud

Sciebo is a free cloud storage service for research, study and teaching. The service enables the automatic synchronization of data on different end devices. You can not only share your data with other users, but also work together on documents. Each user has 30 GB of free storage space available. For research projects, project boxes of up to 2 TB are provided. Employees can even increase the quota of 30 GB to 500 GB on their own.

Welcome to sciebo

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Old Link, New Structure – Our RWTHmoodle Documentation is Now Available in IT Center Help!

August 3rd, 2020 | by

How do I create a course room? Who can use RWTHmoodle? And how do I upload a video?

RWTHmoodle in IT Center Help!

For these and many more questions about RWTHmoodle we have built up a comprehensive documentation since the start of the teaching and learning platform in summer semester 2019. Here, our users can find many answers and, with the help of click-through instructions, create and try out activities in the RWTHmoodle course rooms themselves.

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Thank You! The SysAdmin Appreciation Day 2020

July 31st, 2020 | by
VThank You, dear SysAdmins!

Thank You, dear SysAdmins! (unsplash.com)

Once a year, on the last Friday in July to be exact, we celebrate the System Administrator Appreciation Day. A very big thank you to you, dear SysAdmins!
It is clear that this year is a very special one and especially the digitalization has become a much more important part of our everyday life.

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(Deutsch) Wir haben den Stecker gezogen – Bye, bye TIM!

July 29th, 2020 | by

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(Deutsch) Das IT Center der RWTH Aachen University pflegt Beziehungen zu seinen Talenten

July 27th, 2020 | by

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Curtain up and Stage Clear for IT Center Help!

July 24th, 2020 | by

Goodbye doc.itc! Hello IT Center Help!

IT Center Help - Here you will find answers to your questions. No matter if it is about eduroam or RWTHmoodle. Find instructions and information easily, fast and comfortable.

IT Center Help – Here you will find answers to your questions. No matter if it is about eduroam or RWTHmoodle. Find instructions and information easily, fast and comfortable. (help.itc.rwth-aachen.de)

It is time! We have been waiting for this for a long time and could hardly wait. We have designed, developed, tested, optimized and asked for your feedback. IT Center Help is now officially the new documentation platform of the IT Center of RWTH Aachen University. Here you can find all information about the IT Center Services, instructions for applications for study and teaching and much more.

With the Go Live of IT Center Help we also say goodbye to our documentation portal doc.itc.rwth-aachen.de. For more than six years, we have been providing information about IT Center Services and instructions for you here.

Now we want to support you with IT Center Help on a new page with a modern look and a user-friendly interface in the matter of IT services.

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Nice to Know: The First Steps in GitLab at RWTH Aachen

July 22nd, 2020 | by
GitLab at the RWTH? No problem. With two instances and in compliance with the license terms, you can create versioned software projects. (https://git.rwth-aachen.de)

GitLab at the RWTH? No problem. With two instances and in compliance with the license terms, you can create versioned software projects. (https://git.rwth-aachen.de)

GitLab is a version management system that allows you to version software and web projects. Developers can store and document versions of their code here. You can then organize, host, and manage them in digital archives. This is why GitLab is often referred to as a Version Control System, or VCS for short.

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MoodleMoot Global goes online

July 20th, 2020 | by

Like many other events, this year’s MoodleMoot Global was dominated by the COVID 19 pandemic. The conference, which was originally planned as an on-site event in Barcelona, was therefore held completely online for the first time, offering the global Moodle community the opportunity to exchange information despite distance rules, travel bans and other restrictions. The members of the community met from July 6th to 10th on a specially created Moodle instance. Among the more than 1000 participants from over 120 countries were representatives of the IT Center and the Learning Platform Management Department of the Center for Teaching and Learning Services at RWTH Aachen University.

Over 1,000 participants from over 120 countries took part in this year’s MoodleMoot Global!

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Nice to know: The role manager

July 17th, 2020 | by
Role manager in the Selfservice

Role manager in the Selfservice

In our new blog series “Nice to know” we would like to give you some detailed insights into our services. This blog post is about role management.

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