Guest Account

The Guest Account is a built in feature to the MacOS allowing for visitors to access machines without the need for a password. The Guest Account is displayed at the Login Window of all macOS devices. In the Guest account you can access all apps, browse the internet, check email etc. However, this account deletes […]

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iOS 11 Built-In Apps Management Issue

An issue affecting devices deployed to your school this summer (2018) has been identified. Due to recent changes in Apple’s factory configuration the built in apps (e.g. iMovie, Pages, Keynote, Garageband, Numbers, Clips, iTunes U) are hard coded to ask for an Apple ID. The solution for this behavior is to delete these apps from […]

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Office 365 Suite – Microsoft Teams

  To access Office 365 apps such as Microsoft Teams you will need to login to your YESNET AD account, select Office 365 and then proceed to the desired app. If you do not have a YESNET Active Directory account set see article here. Login to the Rapid Identity Single Sign On Portal at https://portal.yesnet.yk.ca […]

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Virtual Desktop HTML access

Users do not need to install the VmWare Horizon Client to access the Virtual Desktop. To access the Virtual Desktop via web browser see instructions below:   Login to the Guest Account. No password is required.             2. Open an internet broswer such as Chrome. 3. Go to https://view.gov.yk.ca   […]

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Sketchup Pro 2017

Google SketchUp Pro is a collaborative drawing tool that students are increasingly using within schools. When the application is used, the collaborative component prompts students to share their drawings with one another by saving their work to a 3D Warehouse. The 3D Warehouse resides on a server managed by Google and requires the users of […]

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Read & Write

Read and Write is available on MacOS (10.11 and higher) and for iOS (iOS 9 or higher) on all Yukon Education managed devices (school machines and 1 to 1 devices). Please see information below how to activate or install Read and Write for use. From the Read and Write website: Read&Write lets everyone read, write […]

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Microsoft Office 365 Yukon Education Account Changes

This is a summary of changes being implemented to the Yukon Education Microsoft Home Use Program effective January 2017. How Does This Affect Me? A necessary system upgrade is taking place which affects existing Office365 yesnet.yk.ca accounts.   What Will Change? Your username and password to sign in to the Office 365 portal  and services […]

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First Class Web Publishing Troubleshooting

This is a note about First Class version 16.003. Updated: November 24, 2016 As you maybe aware First Class is still presenting issues with its web publishing component and editing shared documents. We are continuing to work with Open Text to resolve this.   With the last update, web publishing and editing shared documents has […]

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Encryption

  ITSS strongly recommends the use of encryption for staff laptops and other devices. This practice provides safeguards to ensure confidential information remains protected. For iOS devices (e.g. iPhone, iPad) encryption is automatic upon the creation of a pass-code on the device. For OS X devices (e.g. laptops, desktops) Apple provides a built in encryption […]

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