Information Technology Services

Off Cycle Maintenance This Weekend

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Due to the holiday next week, during our normal maintenance window, ITS will be performing some minor system maintenance this weekend.  All maintenance will be performed between the hours of 12:00 (midnight) – 8:30 am Saturday June 29th.  Systems affected will include campus wireless, blogs, and the university website. Downtime for blogs and the university

Blackboard Hardware Failure

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EDIT: Blackboard is now available. Thank you for your patience while we worked to fix this problem.   ——————- We are currently experiencing intermittent problems with Blackboard access due to a hardware failure. We are working to resolve the problem and will continue to update you as we have more information. We apologize for the

MSB Wireless Upgrade Complete

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The wireless upgrade to MWireless has been completed! For faculty, staff, and students the new wireless name will be “MWireless”, for guests the new name will be “MGuest”. The legacy names, “UMF_Secure” and “UMF_Guest”, will no longer be available anywhere on campus. The wireless administrator will also be available Wednesday May 1st in the MSB 2nd floor Helpdesk

MSB is Moving to MWireless!

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MSB will be receiving a wireless upgrade on April 29th and 30th, just before the Spring Semester starts. For faculty, staff, and students the new wireless name will be “MWireless”, for guests the new name will be “MGuest”. The legacy names, “UMF_Secure” and “UMF_Guest”, will no longer be available anywhere on campus.   To Connect

French Hall Wireless Upgrade – Moving to MWireless

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French Hall and Theater are Receiving a Wireless Upgrade Over Spring Break (March 4th-8th). When faculty, staff, and students  return from spring break they will notice that “MWireless” is now available throughout French Hall and the Theater.  For guests of UM-Flint “MGuest” will be available.   The legacy names, “UMF_Secure” and “UMF_Guest” , will no longer

UPDATE: PROBLEM RESOLVED – Computer Lab Outage

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UPDATE: As of 11:00am the VDI computers are now available for use.  Thank you for your patience while we solved this problem. ————————————————————————————————– 206 MSB Open Computer Lab is fully functional and available for use. ITS is currently experiencing a problem with the computers in most of the open labs.  The 206 MSB lab is UNAFFECTED. 

Public Folder Downtime Scheduled for 2-21-2013

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On Thursday Feb 21st ITS will be performing maintenance on the server containing the public folders. This maintenance will cause public folder’s to be inaccessible from 10pm-11pm. We apologize for the disruption this may cause to your business process. Any emails sent to an email address attached to a public folder during this time will

Proofpoint Protection for Email – Implementation TODAY!

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ITS is happy to announce that TODAY at 10:00am we will begin implementing Proofpoint protection for email security.  We anticipate no interruption in email service and for the implementation to be complete by the end of the day. Proofpoint is a new email security solution that will provide better protection from spam/phishing messages and email virus protection

Proofpoint Implementation at UM-Flint

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ITS is happy to announce that later this summer we will be implementing Proofpoint protection for email security.  Proofpoint is a new email security solution that will provide better protection from spam/phishing messages and email virus protection as well as a more customizable email filtering experience for all UM-Flint users. Once implemented Proofpoint will provide