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Phone system hold music temporarily unavailable Jan. 20

Jan. 15, 2020—On Monday, Jan. 20, from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. Vanderbilt University Information Technology will relocate the sources for Music on Hold. All VU and VUMC users of NEC phones put on hold during the one-hour relocation timeframe will hear silence while holding.

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Jan. 13 deadline to update ePassword for VUnetID

Jan. 8, 2020—Vanderbilt University faculty and staff are required to change their ePassword, the password associated with VUnetID, on an annual basis. If you have not updated your ePassword in the last year, you must do so by midnight on Monday, Jan. 13.

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Legacy email address forwarding for VUMC users ends Dec. 15

Dec. 16, 2019—As part of continued efforts toward full separation of the university and Medical Center email systems, the legacy vanderbilt.edu email addresses of VUMC users will no longer be forwarded to their new @vumc.org addresses as of Sunday, Dec. 15.

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Brief Skype/Lync outage Dec. 17-18

Dec. 13, 2019—Beginning at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17, and ending at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 18, VUIT will perform maintenance on network systems that support the Skype/Lync environment. During this time, you may experience intermittent trouble placing calls, hosting meetings, sending instant messages, or seeing availability.

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Expect brief WiFi outages on Nov. 26

Nov. 22, 2019—To maintain security and supportability of the VU wireless networks, VUIT will be working on the networks on Tuesday, Nov. 26, from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be 10-minute WiFi outages in each of the buildings on campus (excluding residence halls) within the maintenance window.

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vummiv WiFi outage Nov. 19-25 in preparation of Dec. 3 network retirement

Nov. 14, 2019—Vanderbilt’s vummiv WiFi network will be retired on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 6 a.m. In preparation of the retirement, vummiv will be unavailable from 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19, through 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 25. 

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vummiv WiFi outage Nov. 13-16, 19-25 in preparation of network retirement

Nov. 8, 2019—Vanderbilt’s vummiv WiFi network will be retired on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 6 a.m. In preparation of the retirement, vummiv will be unavailable from 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13, to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, and again from 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19, to 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 25.

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Lutz honored by Legion Fund for mentoring Army Special Forces officer

Oct. 23, 2019—The Legion Fund honored Vice Chancellor for Information Technology John Lutz with a special presentation Oct. 14 for his mentoring of the retiring deputy commanding officer of the 5th Group Special Forces (Airborne), the Green Beret unit at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

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VUIT spotlights diversity with new advisory board and training

Oct. 23, 2019—As a next step in the evolution of its commitment to diversity and inclusion, VUIT recently created an Inclusion and Diversity Advisory Board (iDAB). The group, composed of nine VUIT employees, aims to foster an inclusive and diverse culture in VUIT where every individual may flourish uniquely and collaborate equally.

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vummiv WiFi network outages Oct. 30-31 in preparation for retirement

Oct. 23, 2019—In December 2019, Vanderbilt’s vummiv WiFi network will be retired. In preparation for the retirement, vummiv will be unavailable from 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30, to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31.

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Follow these recommendations for cybersecurity while traveling

Oct. 17, 2019—October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and throughout the month Vanderbilt University Information Technology will publish articles with tips and tricks for staying safe and secure online. This article focuses on cybersecurity while traveling.

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Microsoft Office 365 changes to notification messages regarding quarantined emails in VUmailguard

Oct. 10, 2019—Beginning Oct. 15, Microsoft Office 365 is updating the quarantined email notifications and alerts messages that users will receive.

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