Library & Information Technology Services Blog

News, Updates, and Information on Computing, Library, and other LITS Resources and Services

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

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.  

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Wireless Certificate Renewal 8/7

On Tuesday, August 7th LITS will be updating the security certificate for wireless.brynmawr.edu. Community members may experience a variety of behaviors from computers and mobile devices connected to the wireless network: some will transition seamlessly, while others will disconnect from the network with or without notification. In all cases where the new certificate is not […]

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Warning: New Phishing Attempt 7/23

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 tell you to download a file of “guidelines”. This is a scam. Do not click links or respond in any way. Delete the message […]

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Resolved: Printing to Canon Multi-function Machines Unavailable

Updated 10:25 a.m.: printing is now available. LITS is still investigating the cause of the issue. Printing to Canon multi-function machines is currently unavailable. This is due to an issue with the print server. LITS is investigating and will update as soon as more information is available. Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu or […]

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Phone System & Voicemail: Unavailable 7/20 7-8am

The Bryn Mawr College telephone system (including voicemail) will be unavailable on Friday, July 20 from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 a.m. LITS and our vendor will be performing necessary work on the licensing server during this time. Analog conference lines, fire panels, faxes, and elevators will be unaffected. Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.eud […]

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Reminder: VPN Upgarde, Unavailable 7/16 10am-2pm

LITS will be performing a major software upgrade on the VPN on Monday, July 16. https://ingress.brynmawr.edu will be unavailable from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. If you use a local client to access the VPN, you will be prompted to download and install a new version the next time you log in.  The look and […]

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Latest Windows Update: Back Up Bookmarks Before Running

Over the last few days, you may have noticed a notification window prompting you to install a new Windows update (version 1802) on your College-owned computer. LITS has received reports that in some cases, this update deletes bookmarks from some browsers. This issue did not surface in our pre-release testing and we have reported it […]

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Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

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.  

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VPN Upgrade: Unavailable 7/16 10am-2pm

LITS will be performing a major software upgrade on the VPN on Monday, July 16. https://ingress.brynmawr.edu will be unavailable from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. If you use a local client to access the VPN, you will be prompted to download and install a new version the next time you log in.  The look and […]

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Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

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.  

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Change to Start Menu Tiles on College-owned Windows Computers

LITS has been making improvements to the way software is distributed to College-owned computers. This work is mostly behind-the-scenes, providing efficiencies to our team. One effect you may notice is that on July 2, the start menu tiles on Windows computers will be replaced with a default set of six tiles under the heading “Bryn […]

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Warning: New Phishing Attempt 6/18

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 a message from President Kim Cassidy with the subject line “Bryn Mawr College Revised and Updated Business Integrity & Policy Guidelines For All Employees” and an attached file. […]

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