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Archive for July, 2017

BIONIC Unavailable 8/9 5-11:30pm

Posted July 31, 2017

PeopleSoft will be unavailable on Wednesday, August 9th from 5:00 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. 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.

Financial Edge: Update Your Client

Posted July 28, 2017

Beginning today, July 28 all community members with Financial Edge accounts must install the new client via Software Center. This affects only those who use terminal services to access Financial edge (most of us use terminal services, though some Controller’s Office staff may log in directly). LITS upgraded Financial Edge overnight on Thursday, July 27. The new […]

Brief Wireless Outage 8/7 6pm

Posted July 27, 2017

The wireless network will be unavailable briefly on Monday, August 7th at 6:00 p.m. LITS will be upgrading wireless networking software during this time. Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440, lits.brynmawr.edu.

30 Minute Timeout for Office 365 Beginning 8/10

Posted July 26, 2017

Beginning Thursday, August 10th Office 365 (webmail) will time out after 30 minutes of inactivity. This means that if you have your email or calendar open in a web browser and haven’t used it in 30 minutes, it will log you out and you will need to log in again before using them. Over the […]

Resolved: Canaday Passenger Elevator Out of Service

Posted July 26, 2017

Updated 7/27/17 11:30 a.m.: The passenger elevator in Canaday is now operational. The passenger elevator in Canaday is currently out of order. We are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. In the meantime, if you require an elevator, please contact the Help Desk at x7440 and we will direct you to the […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

Posted July 26, 2017

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 pm until 2:00 am. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/computing/policies/ Please contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

Reminder: Financial Edge Upgrade 7/27/17

Posted July 26, 2017

LITS will upgrade Financial Edge overnight on Thursday, July 27. This affects only those who use terminal services to access Financial edge (most of us use terminal services, though some Controller’s Office staff may log in directly). Beginning Friday, July 28 all community members with Financial Edge accounts will need to install the new client via Software Center. The […]

Warning: New Phishing Attempt 7/25/17

Posted July 25, 2017

Please be aware of a recent attempt to gather login, password, and other secure personal or College data from Bryn Mawr College community members. Be on the lookout for messages that warn you about a health scare and ask you to click a link to view or download, and then to log into an unknown […]

Resolved: Internet Connectivity Issues

Posted July 18, 2017

Updated 7/18/17 4:30 p.m. At 9:20 a.m. today we had a 20-30 second power disruption in the Canaday server room. Specifically, the UPS (power supply) hit the current limit on 2 of the 3 input legs and transferred to emergency bypass to protect itself. The event then cleared and the UPS restored to normal service […]

File Action Day July 18, 2017!

Posted July 17, 2017

File Action Day is here! The Information Stewardship Council (ISC) is sponsoring File Action Day from 10am until noon Tuesday, July 18, 2017. During that time, please focus on sifting through your e-mail and/or shared drives to identify attachments, content, or records that contain sensitive data. Delete what you no longer need and make sure […]

Spotting Scammy Web Addresses

Posted July 17, 2017

How can you tell if a web page is legitimate or designed to steal your sensitive data? Look at the URL below: https://brynmawr.edu.webmail-log-in.net/ Would you log in to access your email from this address? If you did, you’d be giving your password to a crafty cyber criminal. Being able to identify phony web addresses (URLs) can help […]

Financial Edge Upgrade 7/27/17

Posted July 14, 2017

LITS will upgrade Financial Edge overnight on Thursday, July 27. This affects only those who use terminal services to access Financial edge (most of us use terminal services, though some Controller’s Office staff may log in directly). Beginning Friday, July 28 all community members with Financial Edge accounts will need to install the new client […]

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