File Sharing

How do I add HBS users to a SharePoint site?

In HUIT's O365 tenant we have set up "stub" accounts in Office 365 so that HBS email and contact information is visible in our Global Adress list. In addition, HBS has their own separate Office365 tenant. Because of these factors, there is some nuance in order fore HBS users to use a SharePoint site.  

O365 Groups and Teams require HBS users to log into HUIT's O365 tenant using thier NetID@harvard.edu. To share with HBS users you have to enter their name as you would any user at Harvard and they will show up in...

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I received a notification that an email attachment was removed by Proofpoint. What do I do now?

HUIT has implemented TAP Attachment Defense from Proofpoint on our Office 365 email system. The TAP system detects an email that contains a malicious attachment and strips the attachment to prevent phishing and targeted malware attacks. If you receive an email containing an infected attachment, Proofpoint will filter out the email to protect your account from being compromised. If you know who sent the stripped attachment, let the sender know that a malicious attachment has been propagated from their email address. Do not accept any shared files from that sender until you confirm...

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What does the prompt on my Windows desktop to install the OneDrive Update mean?

You are being asked to install the improved version of the OneDrive Sync client on your Windows machine. This upgrade will improve performance and add more functionality to your OneDrive Sync client program. For more information and to see what the install procedure will be, we are providing these PDF instructions to assist you.

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Why is the O365 login page different?/Why can't I login?

On Friday, August 5, HUIT successfully performed a major upgrade to the Office 365 authentication engine. This upgrade changed the look of the login pages, improved security and added several important product features.  You will notice a different login page when you sign into Office 365.

If you cannot log into Office 365 please clear your browser's cache.
Make sure you have ...

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What's new once I'm on Office 365 Email & Calendar?

Once you move to Office 365 Email & Calendar you must log on using your primary email address as your username and the same password you were using for your email before.

Most features for your email and calendar are the same with a few notable differences:

      • Upgraded Outlook Web App (OWA) that includes local caching and integration with file storage and sharing in SharePoint and ...
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