Mac Software Release, November 8th - 2013

Thursday, November 07, 2013

By Lucas Moore

CIT will be releasing the following Mac software for deployment on Friday, November 8th. When prompted, please install the updates at your earliest convenience.


Platform: Mac OS X


Application/Patch Title(s):
Flash Player 11.9.900.117
Firefox 24.1.0esr
Office 2011 14.3.8
Java 7 Update 45
Silverlight 5.1.20913.0
KeyServer 7.1.0.5
AirServer 4.8.1


Target Audiences - Faculty/Staff
Computer Labs and Smart Classrooms will be updated on 11/20/13


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


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

Mac Software Release, November 20th - 2013

Monday, November 18, 2013

By Lucas Moore

CIT will be releasing the following Mac software for deployment on Wednesday, November 20th. When prompted, please install the updates at your earliest convenience.


Platform: Mac OS X


Application/Patch Title(s):
iTunes 11.1.3
Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 17 (for OS X 10.6)
Java for OS X 2013-005 (for OS X 10.7 and above)
Remote Desktop Client 3.5.4 (for OS X 10.6)
Remote Desktop Client 3.7.0 (for OS X 10.7 and above)
Safari 6.1 (for OS X 10.7 and above)
Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 5.01 (for OS X 10.8)
OS X v10.8.5 Supplemental Update


Target Audiences - Faculty/Staff
Computer Labs and Smart Classrooms will be updated on 12/04/13


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


CIT Comments:
November Mac OS patches from Apple


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 November 21, 2013

Thursday, November 21, 2013

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
- Istrategy Datawarehouse development 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
- VDI virtual labs***
- Tableau Analytics server
- VPN service
- Outlook email login servers
- 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
- Groupwise servers (all)
- Seminary Fileserver (luther)

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

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