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Resolved: Network Problems in Old Library 3/6

Posted March 7, 2019

As you may know, community members experienced difficulty connecting to the network in Old Library yesterday afternoon. The network stack in Old Library partially crashed and was manually rebooted yesterday evening. The network has fully recovered. If you continue to experience problems, please contact the Help Desk at 610-526-7440 or help@brynmawr.edu.

Your Next Password Change Could Be Your Last!

Posted March 4, 2019

LITS is pleased to announce that an updated password policy will go into effect on Monday, March 18, 2019. Currently all community members are required to change their College password every six months. After March 18, when you reach the end of your six-month cycle, you’ll be required to change your password once more, then […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – Midnight

Posted February 27, 2019

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 p.m. until midnight. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/lits/system-maintenance-policy Please contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440, or lits.brynmawr.edu.

New! Back Up your Files with Code42

Posted February 21, 2019

LITS is pleased to announce that Code42 (formerly branded as CrashPlan) is now available for faculty and staff. This central backup solution provides community members with the ability to quickly and easily back up and restore files saved on their local hard drives. To download and install, go to Software Center on your College-owned Windows […]

BIONIC Unavailable 2/23 8am-noon

Posted February 21, 2019

PeopleSoft will be unavailable on Saturday, February 23 from 8:00 a.m. until noon. All BIONIC services will be unavailable to both Haverford and Bryn Mawr. LITS will be performing necessary maintenance during this time. Please contact the Help Desk, 610-526-7440 or help@brynmawr.edu with any questions.

Resolved: Problems Connecting to Microsoft Teams

Posted February 18, 2019

Updated 2/19/19 10:20am: Teams is now working normally. Community members have reported problems using Microsoft Teams, including being unable to log into the web app and/or desktop client. In some cases it continues to work on the mobile client. This issue is widespread across many Microsoft customers beyond Bryn Mawr College. We will post updates […]

Brief Planned Downtime for Password Changes, Account Provisioning: March 9-10

Posted February 15, 2019

Over the weekend of March 9-10, we are expecting approximately two hours of downtime for password changes and account provisioning. LITS will be upgrading our identity management system during this time. We are currently testing this upgrade with our vendor and will post more specific information on timing as we get closer to the date. […]

BIONIC Unavailable 2/23 8am-noon

Posted February 15, 2019

PeopleSoft will be unavailable on Saturday, February 23 from 8:00 a.m. until noon. All BIONIC services will be unavailable to both Haverford and Bryn Mawr. LITS will be performing necessary maintenance during this time. Please contact the Help Desk, 610-526-7440 or help@brynmawr.edu with any questions.

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – Midnight

Posted February 13, 2019

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 p.m. until midnight. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/lits/system-maintenance-policy Please contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440, or lits.brynmawr.edu.

Problems Renewing E-ZBorrow Books

Posted February 5, 2019

We have identified a problem with renewing E-ZBorrow books and are working with the vendor to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. If you have questions or concerns about renewing library items please contact circulation@brynmawr.edu.

Intermittent Problems Logging In to Microsoft Services (Office 365)

Posted January 29, 2019

This afternoon community members experienced intermittent problems logging in to Office 365 and other Microsoft services.  Microsoft has identified a network issue that is affecting authentication to services for all customers. Microsoft is currently working to resolve this issue. For details and updates see https://status.office365.com/.

January 28 is Data Privacy Day!

Posted January 28, 2019

January 28 is Data Privacy Day! Join us in creating awareness about the importance of respecting privacy and safeguarding data. Find resources at StaySafeOnline and Tech Docs, and complete the Bryn Mawr College Information Security Education program! Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

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