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Read more at: Multi-factor authentication rollout on University Microsoft accounts

Multi-factor authentication rollout on University Microsoft accounts

UIS is launching a project to roll out multi-factor authentication (MFA) on University Microsoft accounts. We've completed pilot rollouts in the Vice-Chancellor’s Office, Registrary’s Office, the Finance Division and in UIS, and are now ready to begin enabling MFA on the University Microsoft accounts of users in other...


Read more at: University web search update on 30 April

University web search update on 30 April

We're updating the University web search engine to the latest version on Friday 30 April. Afterwards, it will look slightly different and some of the functionality will change. What's changing? The user interface at search.cam.ac.uk and when search results are displayed will look slightly different: Current interface New...


Read more at: University Wireless Service essential maintenance on 19 April

University Wireless Service essential maintenance on 19 April

The University Wireless Service will be undergoing essential maintenance between 08:00 and 09.00 on Monday 19 April, in order to apply an urgent security patch. During this period, users will experience interrupted service to eduroam, the UniOfCam guest system, the UniOfCam-IoT system and local SSIDs. We apologise for any...


Read more at: UDN distribution router restarts during 14–22 April 2021

UDN distribution router restarts during 14–22 April 2021

Line cards on the UDN distribution routers will be restarted on the following dates in April 2021 so that we can reconfigure a port operating mode in preparation for the UDN 40GE backbone upgrade.


Read more at: Changes to Google G Suite for Education

Changes to Google G Suite for Education

Google has announced that G Suite for Education is now Google Workspace for Education, and that a change in its policy on storage allowances will come into effect in July 2022.


Read more at: UIS launches a new Moodle for Easter Term assessments

UIS launches a new Moodle for Easter Term assessments

UIS has launched a new temporary instance of Moodle that will be used solely for centrally managed assessments delivered during Easter Term 2021.


Read more at: Samsung smartphone/Android 11 issue with connecting to eduroam

Samsung smartphone/Android 11 issue with connecting to eduroam

We're aware that some users may be experiencing difficulties connecting to eduroam via Samsung smartphones on Android 11.


Read more at: Wireless service maintenance 08:00–09:00 Tuesday 9 March

Wireless service maintenance 08:00–09:00 Tuesday 9 March

The University Wireless Service will be undergoing maintenance between 08:00 and 09.00 on Tuesday 9 March. During this period, users may experience interrupted service to eduroam, the UniOfCam guest system, the UniOfCam-IoT system and local SSIDs.


Read more at: CHRIS, ESS and UPS unavailable all day on Thursday 4 March

CHRIS, ESS and UPS unavailable all day on Thursday 4 March

CHRIS, Employee Self-Service (ESS) and the University Payment System (UPS) will be unavailable all day on Thursday 4 March while we install the latest upgrade to the CHRIS system.


Read more at: The future of the Streaming Media Service (SMS) and media hosting

The future of the Streaming Media Service (SMS) and media hosting

The Streaming Media Service (SMS) is one of the platforms the University uses to host media. The technology on which it is built will reach the end of its serviceable life in approximately 12 months’ time.


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Multi-factor authentication rollout on University Microsoft accounts

27 April 2021

UIS is launching a project to roll out multi-factor authentication (MFA) on University Microsoft accounts. We've completed pilot rollouts in the Vice-Chancellor’s Office, Registrary’s Office, the Finance Division and in UIS, and are now ready to begin enabling MFA on the University Microsoft accounts of users in other...

University web search update on 30 April

23 April 2021

We're updating the University web search engine to the latest version on Friday 30 April. Afterwards, it will look slightly different and some of the functionality will change. What's changing? The user interface at search.cam.ac.uk and when search results are displayed will look slightly different: Current interface New...

University Wireless Service essential maintenance on 19 April

15 April 2021

The University Wireless Service will be undergoing essential maintenance between 08:00 and 09.00 on Monday 19 April, in order to apply an urgent security patch. During this period, users will experience interrupted service to eduroam, the UniOfCam guest system, the UniOfCam-IoT system and local SSIDs. We apologise for any...