Mac Software Release, September 19th - 2012

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

By Lucas Moore

CIT will be releasing the following Mac software for deployment on Wednesday, September 19th. When prompted, please install the updates at your earliest convenience.


Platform: Mac OS X


Application/Patch Title(s):
HP Printer Driver Updates
Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 10
Java for OS X 2012-005 (for OS X 10.7)
iMovie Update 9.0.8
iTunes 10.7

Flash Player 11.4.402.265
Firefox 10.0.7esr
Adobe Reader 10.1.4
Acrobat Pro 10.1.4


Target Audiences - Faculty/Staff
Computer Labs and Smart Classrooms will be updated on 10/03/12


Prompt to Launch? Yes
Defer Launch? Yes up to 3 days
Possible Reboot? Yes (Adobe updates)
Defer Reboot? Yes up to 5 minutes


CIT Comments:
We are including other software patches that were skipped on September 5th due to the start of the school year.  You will receive two separate pop-up windows notifying you of patches that need to be installed.  You should only have to reboot once.


Please report any problems immediately to the CIT HelpDesk at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 526-8555.


More information about CIT patch management is available at:
http://www.calvin.edu/it/core/network/maintenance/patchmanagement.html

PC Software Release,  September 19th - 2012

By Gary Ossewaarde

CIT will be releasing the following Windows software for deployment on Wednesday, September 19th. When prompted, please install the updates at your earliest convenience.


Platform: Windows


Application/Patch Title(s):
Firefox ESR 10.0.7.4619
iTunes 10.7.0.21
Java 6.0.350.10
Java 7.0.70.11
Flash 11.4.402.265
Silverlight 5.1.10411.0
7-Zip 9.20
CutePDF 2.9
VLC 2.0.3
Reader 10.1.4
CDBurnerXP 4.4.1.3341


Target Audiences - Faculty/Staff and Smart Classrooms


Prompt to Launch? Yes
Defer Launch? No
Possible Reboot? No
Defer Reboot? n/a


CIT Comments:
September 2012 application patches.


Please report any problems immediately to the CIT HelpDesk at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 526-8555.


More information about CIT patch management is available at:
http://www.calvin.edu/it/core/network/maintenance/patchmanagement.html

Scheduled Maintenance for September 20, 2012

Thursday, September 20, 2012

By Christopher Wieringa

The following systems and services are scheduled for maintenance this Thursday morning:

- VPN and wireless login server ***
- Calvin LDAP server ***
- Wireless network infrastructure (CalvinWireless, CalvinStudents, calvinguest, princecc, etc)
- Campus Store Backoffice server
- Campus Store Application server
- ArcGIS server
- MSSQL database servers (HEAT, Physical Plant, Surveys, Calendar and other database-driven applications) ***
- Inquisite server
- Datatel Web UI server
- ZCM SQL server ***
- Great Plains finanacial application server
- Datatel Portal MSSQL server
- Istrategy Datawarehouse server
- Istrategy Datawarehouse test server
- CBORD Server for Food Service and Roommate Matching
- RuffaloCody Phoneathon Server
- Web room reservations and calendar server
- Box Office Ticketing Server
- ImageNow Server for scanning and document retrieval
- ImageNow Webnow server
- Lyris list management server (i.e. Calvin Parents, etc)
- Micros machines and handheld devices used for Food Service server
- (Internal) VMWare Control Server ***
- Prince Conference Center reservations server
- Prince Conference Center web server
- TMA Physical Plant work-order system (and iServiceDesk)
- Datatel UI4 server
- VMWare View control server
- VMWare View antivirus servers

*** Many Calvin services will be affected during this outage; some services may be affected that are not listed.

Emergency PC Software Release Patch, September 25th - 2012

Monday, September 24, 2012

By Lucas Moore

CIT will be releasing the following Windows software for deployment on Tuesday, September 25th. When prompted, please install the updates at your earliest convenience.


Platform: Windows


Application/Patch Title(s):
MS12-063 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2744842) 


Target Audiences - Faculty/Staff and Smart Classrooms


Prompt to Launch? No
Defer Launch? No
Possible Reboot? Yes
Defer Reboot? Yes, up to 18 hours


CIT Comments:
Out of band September 2012 Microsoft Security critical patch.  There is a zero-day exploit for Internet Explorer that was just patched by Microsoft and needs to be patched on all Calvin computers as soon as possible.


Please report any problems immediately to the CIT HelpDesk at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 526-8555.


More information about CIT patch management is available at:
http://www.calvin.edu/it/core/network/maintenance/patchmanagement.html

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