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Want to know when patches will be applied to your computer?

In October 2009, CIT adopted a patch management schedule designed to provide a more secure computing environment on campus (see the October 19 issue of The IT Connection). CIT provides advanced notification of planned updates at the CIT Maintenance Blog.

Some users have expressed an interest for more information from CIT about our patch releases. CIT is pleased to provide a new optional listserv for faculty and staff to notify them at the exact time when patches are released to campus workstations. This listserv is called CIT-patchrelease and is now available to faculty and staff by subscription.

Subscribers of this list will be notified via e-mail at the time when CIT releases a patche or update to campus Windows or Mac workstations. The e-mail will include the name of each patch/update as well as information about deferral and rebooting.

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