The privacyIDEA authentication system is used at the Institute to set up 2-factor authentication for key services and to roll out KPH signed certificates for internal Institute use.
The ZDV offers a range of services, which are briefly summarised here. Their use should also be considered for reasons of data protection.
Shared mailboxes allow groups to use a common mailbox. In this article you will learn how to add such a mailbox to Thunderbird.
If the first time you use BigBlueButton with a MacOS computer microphone, camera or screen sharing does not work, this may be due to incorrect security settings.
Due to the current situation, most of our IT group is located in the home office. If you have a request or a question, please use our ticket system. We ask you not to recycle an old ticket, because this way the ticket is not recognized as a new but as an old ticket and will appear at the bottom of our system and might be overlooked. You can also leave out the "thank you" mail after we solved the problem, because this will open the ticket again and we have to close it a second time.
Microsoft Edge is the default web browser on Windows 10. If you want to use Edge to join a BigBlueButton meeting you need to update to a recent version that is based on the Chromium engine.
The different possible BigBlueButton conference types cause different network and CPU loads. However, this affects not only the BBB server, but also the participants who use very different Internet providers and who have to share the connections with family members and neighbors. Remember that the whole of Germany is in the "home office" during the Corona crisis. Continue reading "Comparison of different BBB conference types"