Active Events

 Oak Hall Network Upgrade

Start Time: 7/22/18 6:30 am - End Time: 7/18/18 11:56 am

Description

ITS will be upgrading the network equipment in Oak Hall on Sunday 7/22/18 beginning at 6:30am.  Users may experience brief outages, both wired and wireless, during this time.

Primary Contact: Bob Garrison


 Telepresence Unable to Connect to Remote Sites

Description

TelePresence is currently unable to connect to other sites. This issue should be fixed roughly in the next 20 minutes.

Posted: 7/17/18 11:03 am
Last updated: 7/17/18 11:03 am
Event type: Service Unavailable
Current status: Active
Service Internet Access


 Scheduled Maintenance – MoreNet Internet link – Tuesday July 17 2018

Start Time: 7/17/18 4:00 am - End Time: 7/17/18 5:00 am

Description

MoreNet (our internet provider) will be working on one of our links out to the internet Tuesday from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm.  Networking will disable this link at 4:00 am to prevent disruption during the day.  Any outage should be brief as the network reroutes.   Networking will enable this link on Wednesday at 4:00 am.

Primary Contact: Steve Chapman x4063


 Turnitin Maintenance

Start Time: 7/10/18 10:00 am - End Time: 7/10/18 6:00 pm

Description

We’re just dropping you a note to remind you that the following Turnitin services will be unavailable on July 10, 2018:

  • Turnitin (including all integrations)
  • Feedback Studio for iOS
  • iThenticate
  • WriteCheck

To ensure that services remain stable, particularly during high submission periods, this maintenance will include several hardware updates and performance improvements.

 

When will services be unavailable?

July 10 10 A.M. – 6 P.M.
Is your time zone not listed? Click here to find out when you’ll be affected.

 

How will you be affected?

While we’d love to provide an uninterrupted service, our machines require a health check every now and again…

Users will be unable to submit and grade during this maintenance window, so please ensure that any submission deadlines are adjusted to fall outside of the window.

Thanks for your patience!

Stay up to date with Turnitin system status by following @TurnitinStatus on Twitter.

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Primary Contact: eldert@umsl.edu

We’re just dropping you a note to remind you that the following Turnitin services will be unavailable on July 10, 2018:
• Turnitin (including all integrations)
• Feedback Studio for iOS
• iThenticate
• WriteCheck
To ensure that services remain stable, particularly during high submission periods, this maintenance will include several hardware updates and performance improvements.

When will services be unavailable?
10 A.M. – 6 P.M.

How will you be affected?
While we’d love to provide an uninterrupted service, our machines require a health check every now and again…
Users will be unable to submit and grade during this maintenance window, so please ensure that any submission deadlines are adjusted to fall outside of the window.
Thanks for your patience!
Stay up to date with Turnitin system status by following @TurnitinStatus on Twitter.
Follow @TurnitinStatus

Posted: 6/26/18 10:10 am
Last updated: 6/26/18 10:12 am
Event type: Scheduled Maintenance
Current status: Active
Service Turnitin


 Windows Server Patching

Start Time: 6/22/18 5:30 pm - End Time: 6/22/18 8:30 pm

Description

ITS system administrators will apply critical security updates to Windows servers.

There will be brief disruptions to:

  • Faculty/Staff MyDocuments and Department Shares
  • Secure file shares (RMS)
  • Print and fax services
  • TritonApps sessions
  • SharePoint sites
  • Panopto videos

Primary Contact: Mike Toohey


 Oak Hall Wireless

Start Time: 5/27/18 7:00 am - End Time: 5/27/18 8:00 am

Description

ITS will be upgrading the network equipment in the Oak Hall attic.  Some areas will have ports and wireless service affected for a short time.

Primary Contact: Bob Garrison

Posted: 5/23/18 6:14 am
Last updated: 5/23/18 6:14 am
Event type: Scheduled Maintenance
Current status: Active
Service Network-Wireless


 Maintenance on MSC Garage North Switch

Start Time: 4/8/18 8:00 am - End Time: 4/8/18 10:00 am

Description

Networking will be doing some maintenance on the switch in order to expand the network. Phones, Network wired and wireless access will be down during maintenance.

Primary Contact: Pollyana Appleton x6026

Posted: 4/6/18 1:54 pm
Last updated: 4/6/18 1:54 pm
Event type: Scheduled Maintenance
Current status: Active
Service Network-Access


 Warning! Mac OSX High Sierra 10.13 Vulnerability

Description

A security flaw has been detected in Mac operating systems, High Sierra 10.13 or greater.  This vulnerability allows anyone to login to a Mac device and change administrative settings by typing in the username “root” with no password more details can be found in the links provided.

 

Systems at Risk

  • Currently, this vulnerability is only detected in users with a Mac operating system that has been upgraded to High Sierra 10.13 or greater.
  • Systems with local console access, such as shared usage computers in teaching or lab environments, where users of shared computers are not privileged with root access.
  • Systems with Apple Remote Desktop (ARD) enabled

Systems Not at Risk

  • Mac operating systems that are prior to 10.13
  • Systems using SSH (Secure Shell)

Recommended Actions

  1. High Sierra 10.13 or greater users: A possible fix is to create a root account, then set a password and leave it enabled.  Instructions can be found here: https://www.macrumors.com/how-to/temporarily-fix-macos-high-sierra-root-bug/
  • If you do not have the latest MacOS, do not upgrade to High Sierra 10.13 or greater until a patch is made available

More Information

https://www.macrumors.com/how-to/temporarily-fix-macos-high-sierra-root-bug/

 

https://www.theverge.com/2017/11/28/16711782/apple-macos-high-sierra-critical-password-security-flaw

 

http://www.pocket-lint.com/news/142980-macos-high-sierra-root-bug-allows-admin-access-without-a-password-who-is-affected-and-is-there-a-fix http://uk.businessinsider.com/macos-high-sierra-can-be-hacked-with-username-root-and-no-password-2017-11

 

Posted: 11/29/17 7:58 am
Last updated: 11/29/17 7:58 am
Event type: Informational
Current status: Active
Service Security Alert


 New ITS System Status Notification Service

Description

New ITS System Status Notification Service

UMSL ITS has a new method for notifying the campus of system interruptions, maintenance downtime, and other informational announcements.  Events will be posted to a new website which will show all currently active events/notifications.  These notifications will also be posted on Twitter and Facebook.

Email Notifications

Email notifications will be sent for all new events posted on the website.  The email will contain brief information about the event, with a link to the details on the website.

If you would like to start or stop receiving email notifications (Opt In / Opt Out) when a new event is posted, go here:

https://status.umsl.edu/?page_id=111

Searching for Notifications

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RSS Feeds

From the main page, you can click the RSS icon  at the top to set up an RSS feed for all currently active events.  If you filter by service, you can click the RSS icon at the top to set up an RSS feed for that particular service.

Posted: 8/17/15 10:32 am
Last updated: 9/22/16 9:49 am
Event type: Informational
Current status: Active
Service Other