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Server Maintenance Bulletin: SAGE Updates

Wednesday, 8/6/2014, 8:00AM-10:00AM (2 Hours)


Sage is due for a minor version upgrade (2.5.x to 2.6.x).  While this is being performed, Sage may be inaccessible.

What this affects

Sage (Moodle)

What you should do

No action is required, but please be aware that access to Sage may be sporadic during the maintenance window.

If you have any problems

Please contact me […]

By |July 25th, 2014|TigerTech Alerts|Comments Off

The Chicken or the Egg? How Your Computer Account is Created

Without a login account, that hunk of metal sitting on your desk is useless for anything other than advanced paper-weighting.  Just exactly how is your account created?  Well, I’m glad you asked…
First-Things First
Before you do anything, you need to ensure that the necessary pre-processing has been done in our ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software.  […]

By |July 23rd, 2014|TigerTech, TigerTech Tutorials|Comments Off

Server Maintenance Bulletin: Windows Updates

Friday, 7/11/2014, 6:00AM-8:00AM (2 Hours)


In response to some security updates from Microsoft this week, some servers may need to be rebooted Friday morning. While the servers are rebooting, access to the corresponding services will be disrupted.

What this affects

Faculty/Staff/Student File Access, Portal Access, Printing, WiFi Access

What you should do

No action is required, but please be […]

By |July 10th, 2014|TigerTech Alerts|Comments Off

Your Y: Drive… It’s not just there for your health

Without mentioning any specific three-letter government agencies, hard-drive failures have been in the news lately. I recently came across an interesting article that mentions how data loss due to hard drive failure is still a huge problem for both businesses and individuals.  Here are some key points from this article:

From a survey, 66% of […]

By |July 10th, 2014|Tech Tips and Tricks, TigerTech|Comments Off

It Could Never Happen… But It Did.

I’m sure most of you have heard of Butler University in Indianapolis:  A small, mid-western institution with a better basketball program than its size would indicate…  Sound vaguely familiar?

Well unfortunately last week it was announced that Butler had undergone a  large data breach that may have compromised the personal data of  approximately 163,000 individuals. […]

By |July 3rd, 2014|TigerTech, TigerTech News|Comments Off