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Part of the security applied to the network ensures that your account cannot be accessed by brute force attacks. If you enter your password five times incorrectly, your account becomes 'Locked Out' for 10 minutes.

This does not affect any of your documents, emails or other systems, only your ability to access the ACN Network. Systems such as CamSIS will still be accessible from any PC connected to the ACN.

While your account is locked out, you will not be able to access the following services:

  • Webmail
  • Remote Access
  • Secure Remote
  • Any ACN connected PC
  • The Council website
  • FTP Access
  • Sharepoint

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Jackdaw upgrade on Monday 18 July – other systems will not get updated user data

5 July 2022

Jackdaw, the University’s user information database, will be taken offline between 09:00 and 18:00 on Monday 18 July. Systems taking data from Jackdaw will not receive updates while the upgrade is happening.

Apps Anywhere (Citrix) virtual desktop service closing in September

29 June 2022

As part of our review of managed desktop provision, UIS has decided not to continue providing its Citrix-based 'Apps Anywhere' virtual desktop service. The University’s needs have changed significantly since we purchased Citrix licences 3 years ago. Widespread adoption of laptops and collaboration tools such as Microsoft...

UDN border router upgrades and IPS config changes coming in July

24 June 2022

What's happening The primary router connecting the University Data Network (UDN) to Janet will be replaced with new equipment on Tuesday, 12 July from 07:30. If we encounter problems that can’t be resolved by 08:30, we will back out the replacement and revert to the previous router. In this scenario, we will try again on...