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Managing UIS accounts

IT staff in Colleges and Departments deal with a number of processes for registration and cancellation of UIS accounts:

Raven

Raven is the University-wide web authentication service provided by UIS. Logging in using Raven securely verifies your identity before granting you access to the private online resources that you are authorised to use.

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Blue active directory (AD)

Blue Active Directory (AD) is a directory service containing all the University's staff and students. It is used for user and device management, and to provide authentication and directory services.

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Test CRSids

Test CRSids are the CRSids issued to fulfil short-term or long term developmental and supporting testing purposes.

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UIS Service Desk

Phone padded  Service status line: (01223 7)67999
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Latest news

DS-Print: Common Balance temporarily enabled with £20 overdraft

3 October 2022

On 28 September, we withdrew eCredit for DS-Print whilst we investigated reports of users being unable to access the eCredit web portal to purchase Common Balance print credit. As a temporary measure, while a fix is implemented for eCredit in order to resolve these issues, we have enabled all users with a £20 overdraft on...

macOS Ventura release

30 September 2022

Apple will soon be releasing macOS Ventura. Following its release, they will drop support for macOS Catalina (10.15). All users running macOS Catalina are encouraged to upgrade to one of the following supported operating systems: macOS Ventura (when released) macOS 12 Monterey (compatible computers: https://support.apple...

Change to display names in Lookup from 06 October 

30 September 2022

What is happening From 06 October, UIS will be updating the Display name records in Lookup to use people’s Preferred first name initials. This supports a user-friendly move toward using everyone’s preferred names, rather than their Registered name. If you have personally set your own Display name in Lookup, you will not be...