Mac Software Release, September 18th - 2013

Monday, September 16, 2013

By Lucas Moore

CIT will be releasing the following Mac software for deployment on Wednesday, September 18th. When prompted, please install the updates at your earliest convenience.


Platform: Mac OS X


Application/Patch Title(s):
Safari 5.1.10 (OS 10.6)
Security Update 2013-004 (OS 10.6 and 10.7)
Digital RAW Compatibility Update 4.09 (10.7 and 10.8)
Mac OS X Update 10.8.5


Target Audiences - Faculty/Staff
Computer Labs and Smart Classrooms will be updated on 10/02/13


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


CIT Comments:
September Mac OS 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 19, 2013

Thursday, September 19, 2013

By Christopher Wieringa

The following systems and services are scheduled for maintenance this Thursday morning from 4:00-7:00am:

- Wireless (CalvinWireless, eduroam, Guest, etc)*** across all campus
- Wired Network (Science Building only)

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

Mac Software Release, October 2nd - 2013

Monday, September 30, 2013

By Lucas Moore

CIT will be releasing the following Mac software for deployment on Wednesday, October 2nd. When prompted, please install the updates at your earliest convenience.


Platform: Mac OS X


Application/Patch Title(s):
System Center Endpoint Protection client (with Symantec Endpoint Protection uninstall)
Adobe Reader 11.0.04
Adobe Acrobat Pro 11.0.04
Microsoft Office 2011 14.3.7
Firefox 24.0esr
Java 7 Update 40
Silverlight 5.1.20513.0


Target Audiences - Faculty/Staff
Computer Labs and Smart Classrooms will be updated on 10/16/13


Prompt to Launch? Yes
Defer Launch? Yes up to 3 days
Possible Reboot? No
Defer Reboot? N/A


CIT Comments:
Symantec Endpoint Protection is being replaced by System Center Endpoint Protection on all Macs.


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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