Entries by Linda Johansson

What is DIP?

DataInsamlingsPlatform/DataCollectionPlatform (DIP) is a service/platform for users who have large amounts of information and/or have high IT security requirements. DataCollectionPlatform helps users who need to collect, process, analyze and store/archive information. This service includes: Ability to collect information via web and/or mobile, csv files and survey tools User can use, for example, PowerBI, SPSS or […]

What is MFA?

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is an authentication method in which a computer user is granted access to a program only after successfully presenting identification to an authenticated person. As organisations and workplaces evolve, less control is exercised over devices, services and networks leading to a gap in the traditional security tools.  Security must be increased, so authentication […]

Embedding pictures in LimeSurvey survey questions

To embed a picture within a survey question do the following: 1.  Edit the question and then click into the “queston” text field.  Click the HTML Editor button (the pencil on the right hand side). The HTML Text editor will open. 2.  Click on the load image button. 3.  A new window will open showing […]

Creating a multiple language survey in LimeSurvey

Sometimes there is a need to have multiple languages within the same survey in LimeSurvey.  It is possible and easy to do but requires a little more work when creating your survey.  To create a survey with multiple embedded languages, då the following: Create your survey (the base language is the language you chose in […]

Anti-spam UmU

At UmU we use an antivirus/antispam filter that removes most incoming mail. An ordinary day in March 2019, about 900,000 emails were received by the University, of which approximately 888,000 are immediately stopped because the server/address that sent the email has been classified someone who sends spam.   Then the remaining mail is analyzed and about […]

Clear cache files in your web browser (PC)

To be sure that you se the latest version of the web page in your browser, it is recommended that you empty the cache files before you surf to a specific page. Cache files contain information from web pages you have visited in order for them to re-load faster next time you visit them. Chrome […]

Installation of VPN client Windows

This guide assumes that you have a VPN account at Umeå University. If you do not have one, you can order it at www.servicedesk.its.umu.se. To install the client on a computer with Windows do the following: Open a web browser and surf to https://vpn.umu.se 1. Log in with your login for your VPN-account (Umu-id or VPN-user). […]