Information Technology Services

Upcoming Maintenance on September 16th

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Dear Campus Community, At 12:00am on September 16th, ITS will begin transitioning the servers supporting labanywhere.umflint.edu to new hardware. While many of the roles fulfilled by these systems are redundant, some loss of connection will be experienced during this time to both the labanywhere.umflint.edu website as well as the majority of stations in the Riverfront

Phishing Email Alert

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Dear Campus Community, The University was targeted in a phishing attack recently carried out via a compromised email account. The emails did not originate from our campus and were likely “spoofed”, meaning the sender address and/or name is faked.  This is done to make the victim believe the message is legitimate.  There will likely be

Banner and SIS Access Restored

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This morning at approximately 6:30am ITS encountered an unexpected outage with our Banner and SIS systems. ITS technicians recognized the outage and took immediate action restoring Banner systems by 7:35am and restoring full functionality of all other systems by 8:45am. The following services were affected during this time: Banner (http://banner.umflint.edu/), SIS (http://sis.umflint.edu/), and TouchNet (online

ITS System Update

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Dear Campus Community, On September 4th, 2016 at approximately 7:30am, ITS technicians discovered a critical system failure of our primary and backup time servers. These times servers are responsible for syncing all systems to the current date and time, and this failure caused many services to become unusable including: Banner, SIS, Blackboard and the main

Phishing Email Alert

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Dear Campus Community, The University was targeted in a malware attack recently carried out via an email address Chitra Anantharaman <chitra.anantharaman@XXXX.edu> The emails did not originate from our campus and were “spoofed”, meaning the sender address and/or name is faked. This is done to make the victim believe the message is legitimate. There will likely