Box is great for sharing and working on files with your colleagues here at SMU, but have you ever wanted the ability to allow people from outside the University to upload files into a Box folder? Now you can! Continue reading Box Introduces File Request Links!
As you continue your academic studies in a new format, please know that we are here to support you. There have been a number of changes in the past few days in order to provide you with the necessary software and services from your current location.
updated for ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS (November 12, 2018)
If you are primarily a Linux user and have started using Box.SMU, you’ve probably noticed that the incredibly useful Box Sync application is not available for Linux. But don’t worry! There is a method for Linux users to get access to their Box files directly within their computer’s file manager.
As Box works to improve their user experience, that sometimes means removing older functionality to make room for new features. In order to maintain the highest security standards, promote the safety of our data, and align with industry-wide best practices, Box will disable the use of Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.0 across all Box services on June 25, 2018. After this date, TLS 1.1 or higher (TLS 1.1+) must be used. This means if you are using an older web browser, Box application, or 3rd party applications that do not support TLS 1.1+, you will not be able to access Box. Continue reading Box to end support for older tools with TLS 1.0
Box has lots of great features, like sharing, Box Notes, and Desktop Syncing, but did you know you could also use keyboard shortcuts with Box? Try using these keyboard shortcuts to improve your productivity while using Box@SMU. Find out “how to be a power user” with these keyboard shortcuts after the jump. Continue reading Become a Box Power User with Keyboard Shortcuts