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  • Beware of phishing scams linked to Independence Day

    Beware of phishing scams linked to Independence Day

    The Division of Information Technology wants to remind the community of the dangers of email phishing scams, which spike following major news events and holidays, such as July 4. VUIT cautions all Vanderbilt faculty, students and staff to exercise additional caution and to stop and think before clicking on Web links,… Read More

    Jul. 1, 2013

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    ITS to retire Vanderbilt Cisco VPN service

    (iStock) ITS will retire The Vanderbilt Cisco VPN service on July 17, 2013.  This shutdown will only affect users of the Cisco VPN system. For current Cisco VPN users, visit the Cisco shutdown page for further instructions. The new VPN solution is dependent on your current operating system. Cisco users that… Read More

    Jun. 3, 2013

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    Beware of phishing linked to Boston Marathon bombings

    Information Technology Services at Vanderbilt wants to remind the community of the dangers of email phishing scams, which spike following major news events, such as the Boston Marathon bombings April 15. Read More

    Apr. 16, 2013

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    Data and voice outage on parts of campus

    UPDATE 8:02 AM: Data network service to all buildings affected has been restored. Phone Service that is based on Lync and Voice over IP has been restored as well. Work toward restoring traditional voice service continues, but is expected to take several hours to a few days to completely… Read More

    Apr. 10, 2013

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    iOS upgrade 6.1.2 addresses calendar and network bugs

    (iStock Photo) Apple recently released iOS upgrade 6.1.2 that addresses a calendar bug that causes increased network activity (over-polling of email and calendar) for devices (iPhone, iPad) that access Exchange servers. Vanderbilt email for faculty, staff and graduate students runs on Exchange servers. ITS requests that all faculty, staff and… Read More

    Mar. 11, 2013

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    Lync clients available for download for all employees

    In November 2012, Vanderbilt Information Technology Services (ITS) provisioned Lync standard accounts for all current Vanderbilt faculty, staff and graduate and professional students. Read More

    Jan. 25, 2013

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    No changes allowed to ePassword Nov. 1–5 during AccessVU release

    (iStockPhotography) Information Technology Services and the Vanderbilt Identity Services team will release AccessVU, an extensive upgrade to Vanderbilt’s Identity Management system, on Nov. 5. As a result, from 5 p.m. Nov. 1, until 6 a.m. Nov. 5, ePassword and all identity management services will be offline. Staff and… Read More

    Oct. 26, 2012

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    EDUCAUSE conference streamed live, Nov. 6-9

    The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference is the premier gathering for higher education IT professionals. It provides content and exploration of today’s toughest technology issues facing campuses around the world, and convenes some of the brightest minds in the community. When colleagues from around the world converge with… Read More

    Oct. 11, 2012

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    Tech talk on Mathematica 8 is Sept. 13

    A representative from Wolfram Research, the maker of Mathematica, will give a free tech talk about Mathematica 8 on Thursday, Sept. 13. Mathematica is a computational software program used in scientific, engineering and mathematical fields and other areas of technical computing. Troy Schaudt will speak from 4 to 5… Read More

    Sep. 6, 2012

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    Tech talk on Mathematica 8 is Sept. 13

    A representative from Wolfram Research, the maker of Mathematica, will give a free tech talk about Mathematica 8 on Thursday, Sept. 13. Mathematica is a computational software program used in scientific, engineering and mathematical fields and other areas of technical computing. Troy Schaudt will speak from 4 to 5… Read More

    Sep. 5, 2012

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    Tech talk on Mathematica 8 scheduled for Sept. 13

    A representative from Wolfram Research, the maker of Mathematica, will give a free tech talk about Mathematica 8 on Thursday, Sept. 13. Mathematica is a computational software program used in scientific, engineering and mathematical fields and other areas of technical computing. Troy Schaudt will speak from 4 to… Read More

    Aug. 28, 2012

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    Migration of email mailboxes begins July 16

    iStockphoto Migration of mailboxes for the Vanderbilt community will begin July 16. Users who do not use mail archive are moving to Vanderbilt’s new enterprise email system, Vmail (Exchange 2010). Archive users will be migrated to a different Exchange 2007 mail server until the archive environment is upgraded to be compatible… Read More

    Jul. 10, 2012

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    ITS offers SharePoint training

    ITS is pleased to offer several SharePoint 2010 training options to the Vanderbilt community. In order to meet the different needs of faculty and staff, both online self-paced training and an instructor-led class taught by an outside vendor will be offered. The online self-paced training is the most popular option. It… Read More

    Jul. 10, 2012

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    ITS to offer SharePoint training

    ITS is pleased to offer several SharePoint 2010 training options to the Vanderbilt community. In order to meet the different needs of faculty and staff, both online self-paced training and an instructor-led class taught by an outside vendor will be offered. The online self-paced training is the most popular option. It… Read More

    Jul. 2, 2012

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    New AT&T cell site activated on campus, will enhance mobile device coverage

    A new AT&T cell site atop the Preston Research Building has been activated. The new site is intended to enhance wireless coverage for mobile devices supported through AT&T services and to meet the growing demand for advanced mobile devices and other applications. This is the third AT&T cell site covering Vanderbilt… Read More

    May. 2, 2012

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    Changes made to VU Live SkyDrive space

    In the fall of 2010, Vanderbilt University and Microsoft began a partnership to bring Windows Live SkyDrive services to all Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students. Windows Live SkyDrive combines the features of Office Live Workspace with the ability to create and edit documents using Microsoft Office Live Web Apps,… Read More

    May. 2, 2012

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    Mac Flashback BOT detected on campus network, action required

    (iStockphoto) The Flashback Trojan BOT that affects the Macintosh operating system has been detected on the Vanderbilt network. Infected machines could be blocked from accessing the network. A detection tool is available at its.vanderbilt.edu/news/flashback-virus. Please download and run the “Trojan Check” application and determine if your system… Read More

    Apr. 19, 2012

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    Beware of bogus email from ‘Vanderbilt Collaborative Networks’

    An email was sent to many members of the Vanderbilt community representing an individual as a member of a new service called Vanderbilt Collaborative Networks. This is not a Vanderbilt sanctioned or initiated effort and is an illegitimate use of the Vanderbilt trademark. Do not respond to unsolicited email… Read More

    Apr. 6, 2012

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    ITS to migrate Vmail mailboxes in April

    Vmail mailbox migration starts in April. (iStock photo) Information Technology Services will begin migrating Vmail mailboxes from Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2010 in April. For the majority of the Vanderbilt community, this process is not expected to pose any issues. For users who are still… Read More

    Mar. 6, 2012

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    New policy announced for registering, renewing and transferring domain names

    (iStockphoto) Vanderbilt has adopted a new policy for registering, renewing and transferring university and medical center domain names. The goal of the new policy is to: Provide the university and medical center with an efficient domain registration, renewal and transfer process… Read More

    Feb. 1, 2012