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Configuring an Institutional Server

The common Unix NTP client software (either the Official Reference Implementation or chrony) also supports acting as a server. In general, we recommend configuring institutional servers like normal clients. If you are configuring multiple servers, it may be worth having each one use a different subset of the UIS's servers so that a single bad server can't disrupt all of them.

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Be on the alert for phishing and malware emails

Aug 10, 2020

University email accounts are currently receiving a high number of convincing phishing emails that contain attached files – typically Word documents – or a link to a website prompting the viewer to download a file. If opened, these files lead to a malware infection.

Maximum 1-year validity for TLS/SSL certificates from 1 September

Aug 04, 2020

All Certificate Authorities are required to stop issuing 2-year TLS/SSL certificates from 1 September 2020.

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