Information Technology Services

Holiday Break Scheduled Maintenance

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Information Technology Services (ITS), working in conjunction with Facilities and the Office of Extended Learning (OEL), will be completing some necessary maintenance on December 28th, 2020 from 12:01 am to midnight.  Throughout that 24 hour period, access to most services hosted on the Flint campus will be intermittent.  This will include but is not limited

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

UM-Flint 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 from random usernames?@umflint.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