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Quick Reference Email Settings for Viterbi Exchange Server

IMAP Incoming Mail Server:

Port: 993
Encryption method: SSL

IMAP Outgoing Mail Server:
Port: 587
Encryption method: TLS

Outlook Web Access (OWA):

Quick Reference Email Settings for USC Office365 Email Server

IMAP Incoming Mail Server:

IMAP Incoming Mail Server Port:
Port 993 SSL

IMAP Outgoing Mail Server:

IMAP Outgoing Mail Server Port:
Port 587 TLS

Outlook Web Access (OWA):

Quick Links

Viterbi Email Outlook Web Access
Viterbi Conference Rooms
Viterbi IT SFTP Web Site

Information Technology Program

Logging in to the ITP classroom computers (Windows/Mac Platform) using your USC NetID - PDF

Logging in to MyDesktop (replaces RDSFarm, also formerly known as Virtual Lab or VLAB) - PDF

Getting access to the MacFarm using the Mac OSX AAP Client – PDF

Getting access to the MacFarm using the Windows AAP Client – PDF

Installing and Connecting to the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client - PDF

KAP160 A/V Guide - PDF

KAP160 Solstise Wireless Display for Mac - PDF

KAP160 Solstise Wireless Display for PC - PDF


Downloadable PDFs and HTML

Viterbi Exchange Email Server Configuration for the Following Clients
Important Note: Before trying to connect your mobile device(s) to the School's Microsoft Exchange email server, please contact Viterbi IT to verify that your user account has the appropriate features enabled.

Configuring Outlook 2010 -  PDF

Configuring Outlook 2013/2016 - PDF

Configuring Outlook 2011 For Mac - PDF

Configuring Outlook 2016 For Mac - PDF

Configuring Android - PDF

Configuring iOS - PDF

Configuring Thunderbird via IMAP - PDF

USC Office365 Email Server Configuration:
Configuring email clients - HTML

Importing contacts into Office365 - PDF

Changing your display name in Office365 - PDF

Configuring Email Forwarding with Office365 - PDF

Disabling Office365 Email Clutter - PDF

How to add EDW - Business Intelligence Tab to Cognos homepage - PDF

How to clear your browser cache - PDF

Data Recovery - HTML | PDF

How to Add / Remove users from an Email List on VIterbi Exchange Email Server - PDF

How to create a signature for Outlook 2011, 2010, 2007, Thunderbird, GMail, Hotmail, Apple Mail - PDF

How to forward emails using Outlook Web Access - PDF

How to Set the Default Font for Office 2011, 2010, 2007 - PDF

How to Remote Desktop to a Windows PC from a Windows or Mac Computer - HTML | PDF

Setting up the Polycom VTX 1000 - HTML | PDF

Using Outlook Spam Filter - HTML | PDF

How to whitelist the USC.EDU email domain in Outlook, Gmail, Mac Mail - PDF

Using Outlook Web Access (OWA) - HTML | PDF

Using Peazip to Encrypt and Password Protect File(s) and Folder(s) - HTML | PDF

Using the VSOESFTP website to Access Viterbi Network Storage - HTML | PDF

USC Voicemail - HTML | PDF

Using Filezilla with Viterbi Network Storage - HTML | PDF

Viterbi Self Service Password Reset - PDF

Viterbi IT's "Private Cloud-Based" Backup step by step installation guide for Mac Clients - PDF

Viterbi IT's "Private Cloud-Based" Backup step by step installation guide for Windows Clients - PDF

Viterbi IT's "Private Cloud-Based" Backup step by step installation guide for Linux Clients - PDF

Useful External Resources

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For quick file exchange, the following services offer a free or paid subscription.  There are many other websites offering the same service.




Free software of popular titles currently available online.

Autodesk has a free version of AutoCAD called AutoCAD WS available online.  All you need is a browser or many different mobile devices.  You also get storage space with Autodesk for your drawings and plans.  You will need to sign up for a free account.

Students may access free Autodesk software via this link.

Adobe has a free scaled down version of Photoshop online.  You will need to sign up for a free account.

Microsoft offers a free scaled down version of their popular Office applications online.  A free account with Microsoft will be required.

iPad users, do you need access to Word, Excel and Powerpoint?  OnLive is currently giving away free accounts that will provide you with a PC desktop right on your iPad.

Free conference call telephone number.


Last Updated: 10/17/16