Library & Information Technology Services Blog

'Announcements' Archive

Wireless Network: Unavailable 8/10 5-7pm

Posted August 4, 2015

The wireless network will be briefly unavailable on Monday, August 10th from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. LITS will be doing routine maintenance during this time. Contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

Telephone Issue: Calling off-campus

Posted August 3, 2015

UPDATED 8/3/15: Our telephone carrier, Broadview, has informed us that they believe the off-campus calling issues we’ve been experiencing have been resolved. All of our test calls have worked as expected. Please let us know if there are still any long distance numbers you can not reach.   Today, some individuals reported issues calling off-campus locations with campus phones. After investigation, […]

Updated: Bryn Mawr Blogs Available After Brief Unplanned Outage

Posted July 31, 2015

UPDATE 7/31/15: Yesterday morning, LITS made changes to the configuration of Bryn Mawr Blogs (WordPress) that we hope will mitigate the denial of service attacks we’ve been experiencing recently. We will continue to monitor and make additional modifications as necessary. Bryn Mawr Blogs (WordPress) was briefly unavailable last night due to an external attack on the service. […]

Postponed: Communications Center (Webmail) Outage

Posted July 27, 2015

UPDATE 7/28/15: As LITS continues to work closely with the vendor to determine an effective solution to address the issues surrounding Personas, we will update you as soon as we have more information.   UPDATE 7/23/15: It has come to our attention through testing Zimbra 8.6 in preparation for this afternoon’s scheduled upgrade, that a critical […]

lynda.com is here!

Posted July 22, 2015

lynda.com is now available for all current Bryn Mawr College faculty, staff and students! What is lynda.com? lynda.com is a leading online learning tool that offers thousands of high-quality video courses in software, business, and creative skills for helping Bryn Mawr community members achieve personal and professional goals and meet just-in time training needs. Lynda.com’s […]

Farewell, Atomic Learning. Greetings, lynda.com!

Posted July 21, 2015

Throughout the day tomorrow, Wednesday, July 22nd, LITS will be replacing the current online learning & technology tutorial service, Atomic Learning, with lynda.com. Lynda.com offers thousands of high-quality video courses in software, business, and creative skills for helping Bryn Mawr community members achieve personal and professional goals and meet just-in-time training needs. All current Bryn […]

Critical Microsoft Update — All Windows Devices

Posted July 21, 2015

Yesterday, Microsoft released a critical update for all Windows machines, especially desktops and laptops.  They have classed this as a high-impact issue and chose to release it outside their usual update schedule. Per Microsoft TechNet: “The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted document or visits an untrusted webpage […]

Resolved: Spam Digests/Extra Emails

Posted July 9, 2015

As previously posted, our anti-spam vendor, Proofpoint, has been investigating issues with daily quarantine digests and the ability to access quarantined mail. More recently, many individuals have reported a flood of “border-line” spam/marketing email. This extra email was released unintentionally as as the vendor was addressing the original problem. Proofpoint reports that these errors have been resolved and all functionality should be back […]

Learning about the Improved Communications Center (Webmail)

Posted July 9, 2015

Two types of educational opportunities will be offered to assist Bryn Mawr staff and faculty in the transition to the upgraded Communications Center (Webmail): Preview Sessions: Scheduled prior to the upgrade, the Preview Session will consist of a brief overview of the updated interface and the new and improved features of Zimbra 8.6 to help […]

Communications Center (Webmail): New and Improved Features

Posted July 9, 2015

Below is an overview of some of the new and improved features you’ll encounter in the new Communications Center (Zimbra version 8.6). Hey, where did that go? The Zimbra 8 user interface has been updated to have a more modern look and feel. This means that some of the functions you’re familiar with may have […]

System Maintenance 7/9 6pm-2am

Posted July 9, 2015

Today’s System Maintenance will include : Domain controllers (LDAP and computer authentication) Multiple DNS servers KMS server (Microsoft licensing) Webjet (printer configuration/ information aggregator) Various application keyservers Conference Programmer Home and Storage servers Multiple Peoplesoft servers All printer servers Windows TriCo machines (TriEmbark and TriPortfolio) Financial Edge RDP license server Voicemail server More information on […]

Brief Copier Maintenance 7/8

Posted July 8, 2015

We’ve noticed that some newer OneCards are not being read properly by the card readers attached to the new Canon copiers. To resolve this issue, a representative from Canon and a LITS staff member will visit each Canon copier throughout the day tomorrow, Thursday July 9th, to reconfigure the card readers so that they read all cards. As this […]

Next Page »