Server Maintenance Bulletin: Storage Updates

Wednesday, 12/17/2014, 6:00AM-8:00AM (2 Hours)

Overview

Our storage area networks (SANs) are scheduled for some routine updates which will be applied early in the morning on Wednesday, 12/17. As the storage networks contain most of our data, virtually ALL SERVICES will be unavailable during this time.

What this affects

All ITS services.

What you should do

No action is required, […]

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Server Maintenance Bulletin: SAGE Updates

Monday, 12/22/2014, 8:00AM-10:00AM (2 Hours)

Overview

SAGE is update twice-annually for security and bug fixes.  These updates will be applied on Monday, 12/22.  During this time, SAGE may be unavailable.

What this affects

SAGE

What you should do

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

If you have […]

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Server Maintenance Bulletin: Windows Updates

Thursday, 11/13/2014, 12:00AM-2:00AM (2 Hours)

Overview

In response to some security updates from Microsoft this week, some servers may need to be rebooted late tonight / early Thursday morning. These updates are above-average in criticality, so I’ve accelerated the window to tonight at midnight. While the servers are rebooting, access to the corresponding services will be […]

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Access: GRANTED! Clearing-up Registration Clearance Problems

ITS has received a few reports of problems with entering registration clearances in the portal.  Here are a couple of the most common problems reported, as well as how to work around them.
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By |November 10th, 2014|Tech Tips and Tricks, TigerTech|Comments Off

Watch out… This POODLE bites!

You may have heard about the POODLE computer vulnerability that was discovered earlier this month.  Don’t let the laughably-benign name fool you;  POODLE is actually a cringe-inducing acronym: “Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption”.  Boring-story-short, this exploit works by taking advantage of obsolete yet widely-used security protocols (SSL 3.0, by name) to conceivably pilfer […]

By |October 31st, 2014|TigerTech, TigerTech News|Comments Off