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Retirement of UIS Windows Software Update Service (WSUS) on 30 June

We need to accelerate our original plan and fully decommission the Windows Software Update Service (WSUS) server on 30 June, rather than the 1 September, due to security concerns and the need to prioritise our resources to support the University.

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CHRIS and other HR systems unavailable all day on Thursday 25 June

CHRIS, Employee Self-Service (ESS), the University Payment System and other HR systems will be unavailable all day on Thursday 25 June while we install the latest upgrade to the CHRIS system.

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Panopto lecture capture planned maintenance on Saturday 27 June

The Panopto Lecture Capture Cloud service will be undergoing an upgrade from 22:00 on Saturday 27 June 2020 and will be unavailable for up to 3 hours.

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Wireless Service unavailable 07:30–09:00 Thursday 25 June

The University Wireless Service will be unavailable for periods between 07:30 and 09:00 on Thursday 25 June while we carry out urgent work to expand capacity. Connections to eduroam and UniOfCam will be interrupted during this work.

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Beware fake NHS 'Test and Trace' text messages

Please be aware that University staff are receiving fake text messages purporting to be from the NHS coronavirus test and trace service recently announced by the UK Government.

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LinkedIn Learning now available for all staff and students

All University and College staff and students can now access LinkedIn Learning, which offers a wide range of online courses on creative, technical and professional skills.

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Wireless Service essential maintenance 08:00–09:00 Tues 19 May

The University Wireless Service will be unavailable between 08:00 and 09:00 on Tuesday 19 May while we apply an essential software update.

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End of Gartner licence: 31 May 2020

UIS is ending the subscription to Gartner. Our licence to the Gartner Research database will expire on 31 May 2020. Please ensure you have deleted any downloaded or printed Gartner materials as soon as possible after that date.

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Turnitin planned maintenance: Saturday 2 May 2020

Turnitin will be undergoing essential maintenance on Saturday 2 May 2020 from 16:00 until 20:00. Submissions or grading for Turnitin Assignments in Moodle may not be possible during this time.

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Help us help you: how to support our Service Desk

UIS Service Desk staff are all working from home, which means we're not able to offer face-to-face drop-in sessions. We're also having to prioritise support for critical services and activities. Find out how you can help us to help you in these unprecedented times.

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Panopto confirms its service is available in China

Panopto has confirmed that its online video recording and hosting service is available in China.

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UIS wants your feedback about its online collaboration services

University Information Services (UIS) needs a thorough understanding of what you need from collaboration tools and how you will use them to support your daily activities. This is crucial to helping us select and develop an appropriate range of tools and ensuring that you know how to make the best use of them.

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Sign-in issues with G Suite@Cambridge accounts

Some users have reported sign in issues when using G Suite@Cambridge applications from home. This is because Google notes the location and device used for signing in and flags unusual usage for additional verification. This helps guard against unauthorised usage of G Suite@Cambridge services and access to sensitive information stored in files and documents.

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Retirement of UIS Windows Software Update Service (WSUS) on 30 June

Jun 26, 2020

We need to accelerate our original plan and fully decommission the Windows Software Update Service (WSUS) server on 30 June, rather than the 1 September, due to security concerns and the need to prioritise our resources to support the University.

The University Card Service will reopen with a limited service on Wednesday 1 July

Jun 25, 2020

The University Card Service is preparing to reopen on Wednesday 1 July, following the easing of lockdown restrictions.

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