Mac Software Release, October 3rd - 2012

Monday, October 01, 2012

By Lucas Moore

CIT will be releasing the following Mac software for deployment on Wednesday, October 3rd. When prompted, please install the updates at your earliest convenience.


Platform: Mac OS X


Application/Patch Title(s):
Absolute Manage Client 6.1.2
Java 7 Update 07 (Mac OS X 10.7 only)
KeyServer 7.0.1.0


Target Audiences - Faculty/Staff
Computer Labs and Smart Classrooms will be updated on 10/17/12


Prompt to Launch? Yes
Defer Launch? Yes up to 3 days
Possible Reboot? Yes
Defer Reboot? Yes, up to 5 minutes


CIT Comments:
Google Chrome will be updated in the labs only starting 10/03/12.


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,  October 3rd - 2012

By Gary Ossewaarde

CIT will be releasing the following Windows software for deployment on Wednesday, October 3rd. When prompted, please install the updates at your earliest convenience.


Platform: Windows


Application/Patch Title(s):
KeyServer, Firefox ESR, Java, Flash, CDBurnerXP, iTunes, Silverlight, VLC, and KeyServer


Target Audiences - Faculty/Staff and Smart Classrooms


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


CIT Comments:
October 2012 Application Patches & KeyServer Upgrade


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 October 4, 2012

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

By Jeff Greenfield

The following systems and services are scheduled for maintenance Thursday morning (10/04/2012) from 5AM - 7AM:

- Novell File servers for home, departmental, student home, & academic shared space (acadia, bighorn, denali, glacier, rushmore, zion)
- Novell File servers (locker, mammoth)
- Novell Print servers for Department, Public & Seminary (dot, dash, digit) - including webprint services
- NetStorage
- Seminary Fileserver (luther)
- Groupwise Servers (including webaccess and mobile connectivity)

Mac Software Release, October 17th - 2012

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

By Lucas Moore

CIT will be releasing the following Mac software for deployment on Wednesday, October 17th. When prompted, please install the updates at your earliest convenience.


Platform: Mac OS X


Application/Patch Title(s):
Printer Driver Updates (Canon, EPSON, HP)
Security Update 2012-004 (10.6 only)
iPhoto Update 9.4.1
Mac OS X Update 10.7.5 Supplemental
Remote Desktop Client Update 3.6.1
Safari 6.0.1


Target Audiences - Faculty/Staff
Computer Labs and Smart Classrooms will be updated on 11/07/12


Prompt to Launch? Yes
Defer Launch? Yes up to 3 days
Possible Reboot? Yes
Defer Reboot? Yes, up to 5 minutes


CIT Comments:
October Apple Software Updates


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, October 17th - 2012

By Lucas Moore

CIT will be releasing the following Windows software for deployment on Wednesday, October 17th. When prompted, please install the updates at your earliest convenience.


Platform: Windows


Application/Patch Title(s):
MS12-064 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2742319)
MS12-066 Vulnerability in HTML Sanitization Component Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2741517) 
MS12-068 Vulnerability in Windows Kernel Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2724197)
MS12-069 Vulnerability in Kerberos Could Allow Denial of Service (2743555)


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:
October 2012 Security patches from Microsoft


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 October 25, 2012

Thursday, October 25, 2012

By Christopher Wieringa

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

- 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
- Calvin Portal
- 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.

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