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Shaping the future of the University IT Service Catalogue

10 hours 23 min ago
The equipment hosting the University IT Service Catalogue is approaching end of life. UIS will outline recommendations for the catalogue's future in a paper to the next ISC Ops committee.

Disruption to University websites expected today

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 14:26
There will be some brief disruption to University websites, including www.cam.ac.uk, today while we carry out essential maintenance. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

All University members will get automatic access to Google G Suite@Cambridge on 2 May

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 09:09
UIS is enrolling all members of the University in our Google G Suite account, known as G Suite@Cambridge, on 2 May.

MCS Linux: Remote login & SFTP server reboots, 17:30–19:00 Wednesday 17th April

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 12:55
Extent: MCS Linux remote-login services; DS-Filestore SFTP service. Impact: Each server will be rebooted. We will reboot each of these servers between 17:30 and 19:00 on Wednesday 17th April to apply routine software updates. Users connected to a rebooting machine will be given a few minutes notice to save their work, then disconnected while the server updates itself. We will stagger reboots so that at least one server will remain available for new connections throughout the maintenance period.

Moodle Summer Upgrade 2019

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 17:01
Moodle, the University's centrally supported virtual learning environment, will be upgraded from version 3.4 to 3.5 on Tuesday 23 July 2019 between 07:00 and 12:00 noon. The upgrade will introduce security updates, bug fixes and some new features.

Managed Cluster Service maintenance on Monday 8 April

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 15:40
There may be minor disruption to the MCS between 14:00 and 16:00 on Monday 8 April due to server moves.

Managed Cluster Service, DS-Web services will be unavailable between 19:00 Friday 22 March and 12:00 Saturday 23 March

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 16:01
The Managed Cluster Service and all DS-Web services will be unavailable between 19:00 Friday 22 March and 12:00 Saturday 23 March while essential maintenance is done. Although we anticipate services will be restored by the end of Friday 22 March, the service should be considered vulnerable until midday on Saturday 23 March.

University Wireless Service maintenance 07:00–09:00 Wednesday 20 March

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 16:32
The University Wireless Service (eduroam and UniOfCam) will be subject to interruptions between 07:00 and 09:00 on Wednesday 20 March, while we investigate the problems that occurred during this week’s fail-over test.

Exchange Online: ongoing issue affecting access to some shared items, for some people

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 15:05
This announcement is relevant to all University members who use Exchange Online: there is an issue in the Microsoft cloud that is preventing some people’s access to some to shared items (personal mailboxes, calendars, shared folders and resources).

University of Cambridge joins Amazon’s AWS Educate programme

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 14:53
The University has joined the programme as an Institutional member, which gives staff and students access to the programme’s benefits.

University of Cambridge joins GitHub Education programme

Thu, 02/28/2019 - 14:52
The University has joined GitHub Education as an institutional member and now the benefits of the programme are available to all staff and students.

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