ICT Policies and Guidelines

Guidelines on Guest Accounts - Authentication and Directory Service (ADS)

[Updated: 19 February 2014, 15:00]

Each office may have visitors who wish to access the Internet while inside the office or within its vicinity. Or there may be employees, consultants, students, or alumni who happen to be not yet provided with their own Internet access accounts.

To accommodate their need for Internet access, they may be allowed to log in using the guest account. The username takes the form of <officename>guest.

Authentication and Directory Service (ADS)

The Authentication and Directory Service (ADS) is the University's unified system for authenticating users accessing the campus's network services as well as for providing directory information about the University's resources.

The purpose of the ADS is three-fold:

Memorandum No. CMBA-2012-067

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