Mac Software Release, March 5th - 2014

Monday, March 03, 2014

By Lucas Moore

CIT will be releasing the following Mac software for deployment on Wednesday, March 5th. When prompted, please install the updates at your earliest convenience.


Platform: Mac OS X


Application/Patch Title(s):
Firefox 24.3.0esr


Target Audiences - Faculty/Staff
Computer Labs and Smart Classrooms will be updated on 03/19/14


Prompt to Launch? No


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, March 19th - 2014

Monday, March 17, 2014

By Lucas Moore

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


Platform: Mac OS X


Application/Patch Title(s):
iTunes 11.1.5 (10.7+)
Mac App Store Update (10.8)
Safari 6.1.2 (10.7+)
Security Update 2014-001 (10.7, 10.8)
Mac OS X Update 10.9.2


Target Audiences - Faculty/Staff
Computer Labs and Smart Classrooms will be updated on 04/02/14


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


CIT Comments:
March 2014 Apple 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 March 18, 2014

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

By Christopher Wieringa

US Signal, Calvin’s internet service provider, will be performing maintenance on our internet connection from 12:01AM-6:00AM EST.  Calvin can expect total Internet outages of up to 10 minutes during this time.

Scheduled Maintenance for March 20, 2014

Thursday, March 20, 2014

By Jeff Greenfield

The following services/servers are scheduled for maintenance on March 20 (5AM - 7AM)

- 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
- Wireless (eduroam, Guest, etc)
- Webprint server
- 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)
- (internal) Radius authentication server
- Secondary client DNS server (Backup server for website and machine name lookups)
- LDAP server (Portal Services, Wireless authentication, PeopleSearch, etc) **
- College linux shell server
- Digital Asset management for Marketing
- College webserver (ie: http://www.calvin.edu, etc.)
- Private networks web-cache server
- RADIUS server (Wireless and VPN authentication) and Primary client DNS server (Primary server for website and machine name lookups)
- (internal) CIT web application server (Master Blaster, etc.)
- mysql database server (services KV Resources, PeopleSearch, eEnroll, ecommerce forms, and other database-driven web applications) ***
- dotCMS website content management server
- wiki for Administrative departments
- Campus network services (DNS/DHCP), unix home fileserver, mail routing, student email server. ***

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

Scheduled Maintenance for March 25, 2014

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

By Christopher Wieringa

CIT will be performing network maintenance Tuesday morning (3/25) from 4:00am-7:00am.  During this time, all campus network services (including internet access, wireless access, and all CIT services) may be unavailable.  Additionally, off-campus access to CIT services may also be unavailable. 

As usual, please log out of all Colleague and ImageNow sessions at the end of your workday.

Scheduled Maintenance for March 27, 2014

Thursday, March 27, 2014

By Jeff Greenfield

CIT will be performing network maintenance Thursday morning (3/27) from 5:00am-7:00am.  During this time campus Internet access may be impacted or unavailable.  This includes being able to reach campus services from off-campus (website, email, etc.). 

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