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ITS Alert

ANGEL Degraded Performance 8/27/15

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:29:33 -0500
ANGEL is currently experiencing degraded performance causing slower connections.

Alert - Phishing Scam

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:20:50 -0500
Please be aware that another email phishing scam was sent to members of our campus community that appeared to be from a legitimate source.

On-Campus SPSS Outage on July 22, 12am-7am

Wed, 15 Jul 2015 07:27:38 -0500
SUNY ITEC, the SPSS license provider for Fredonia State University of New York, recently announced system upgrades for underlying systems that support on-campus SPSS. These upgrades will take place Wednesday, July 22nd, between 12:00 am and 7:00 am.

Alert - Phishing Scam

Tue, 07 Jul 2015 09:38:34 -0500
Another email phishing scam was sent to members of our campus community that appeared to be from the "SUNY Fredonia Support Team." The subject of this email was: Validate! This email requested the recipient to "kindly visit our Fredonia Customer Validation Form CLICK HERE to validate your account." The link in the email points to a fake form asking for your Username and Password. This is NOT a legitimate email.

Planned Maintenance Outage of Services on Sat July 18

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 07:35:11 -0500
Please be advised that there will be scheduled maintenance outage for production Banner, Your Connection, Touchnet, and COS on Saturday July 18th, 2015 from 6am to 6pm.

Planned Listserv Outage on Fri 7/3 4pm-6pm

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 07:28:51 -0500
The hosting system for Fredonia's LISTSERV will require an extended maintenance outage beginning Friday July 3rd, from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM to migrate to a new server. LISTSERV service will not be available during this time period.

WARNING: Email Phishing Scam Alert!

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:12:35 -0500
Recently an email phishing scam was sent to several members of our campus community that appeared to be from the Fredonia Help Desk Office. This is a phishing email and should be ignored/deleted. If you clicked the link and believe your accounts may be at risk, please contact our Help Desk at helpdesk@fredonia.edu or by phone at x3150.

Reminder: Fredquest Outage 6/19 8am - 6/21 8am

Wed, 17 Jun 2015 09:26:17 -0500
The FredQuest ticket management system for Fredonia will require an extended maintenance outage beginning Friday June 19th at 8:00 AM until Monday, June 21st 8:00 AM to perform a migration to a new server.

Licensing Host System Outage 6/22 9am - 6/23 12pm

Wed, 17 Jun 2015 09:20:00 -0500
The license hosting system for Maple, Mathematica, Minitab, ArcGIS, and Autodesk for Fredonia will require an extended maintenance outage beginning Monday June 22nd at 9:00 AM until Tuesday, June 23rd 12:00 PM to perform upgrades to the server. These programs will not be available on campus during this outage.

Reminder: Planned Network Outage 6/17 5AM-7AM

Mon, 15 Jun 2015 08:44:52 -0500
A Network service outage has been scheduled for Wednesday, June 17th, from 5:00 AM -7:00 AM for maintenance purposes. Internet will not be available to computers on campus during these times.

ANGEL Extended Maintenance Outage 6/17 4AM-7AM

Mon, 15 Jun 2015 08:41:16 -0500
The ANGEL learning management system provider for Fredonia recently announced an extended maintenance outage for Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 from 4:00 AM - 7:00 AM to perform a migration of database storage.

FredQuest Ticket System Extended Outage 6/19-21

Thu, 11 Jun 2015 07:01:02 -0500
The FredQuest ticket management system for Fredonia will require an extended maintenance outage beginning Friday June 19th at 8:00 AM until Monday, June 21st 8:00 AM to perform a migration to a new server.

Planned Network Outages 6/3 & 6/17 5am-7am

Mon, 01 Jun 2015 08:27:00 -0500
Network service outages have been scheduled for Wednesday, June 3rd, & Wednesday, June 17th, from 5-7 AM for maintenance purposes. Internet will not be available to computers on campus during these times.

Angel Maintenance Outage Wed., May 27th 4AM-7AM

Wed, 20 May 2015 07:20:23 -0500
The ANGEL learning management system provider for Fredonia recently announced a maintenance outage for Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 from 4:00 AM - 7:00 AM to perform a relocation of temporary database storage.

Planned ANGEL Maintenance 5/13 from 4am-7am

Mon, 11 May 2015 07:43:52 -0500
The ANGEL learning management system provider for Fredonia recently announced a maintenance outage for Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 from 4:00 AM -7:00 AM to perform a migration of database storage.

ANGEL maintenance outage on Wed. 4/8 from 4am-7am

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 13:42:50 -0500
The ANGEL learning management system provider for Fredonia recently announced a maintenance outage for Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 from 4:00 AM - 7:00 AM to perform a database migration.

ANGEL Extended Maintenance Outage Wed., 3/11 12AM-7AM

Mon, 09 Mar 2015 08:38:24 -0500
The ANGEL learning management system provider for Fredonia recently announced an extended maintenance outage for Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 from 12:00 AM - 7:00 AM Please download in advance of that outage any course content you might need to your computer hard drive or to Google Docs.

Turnitin Maintenance Outage - March 7th, 10AM-2PM

Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:54:51 -0500
There will be scheduled maintenance for Turnitin services Saturday, March 7th, 2015, from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Please plan for Turnitin services to be unavailable during this time period.

SUNYNet Maintenance Outage Wed. 2/25 6am-8am

Tue, 03 Feb 2015 09:49:50 -0500
There will be a scheduled maintenance outage for accessing all services provided via SUNYNet (e.g. ANGEL, NYS Agency applications at SUNY.edu etc.) on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 from 6:00 am - 8:00 am.

Alert - Avoiding Recent Phishing Scams

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:08:27 -0500
Recently an email phishing scam was sent several members of our campus community that appeared to be from the Fredonia Help Desk Office.

ITEC Hosted Services Outage Wed. 2/4, 4am-7am

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:56:10 -0500
There will be a scheduled outage for accessing all services provided via SUNY ITEC (e.g. SPSS, Degreeworks, SUNYConnect, OpenSUNY) on Wednesday, February 4th from 4am to 7am.

ANGEL Outage on Wed. 1/28/15 from 6am-8am

Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:01:37 -0500
The ANGEL learning management system provider for Fredonia recently announced an extended maintenance outage for Wednesday, January 28, from 6:00 am to 8:00 am. Please download in advance of that outage any course content you might need to your computer hard drive or to Google Docs.

SUNYNet Outage - Jan. 13th 6am - 8am

Wed, 07 Jan 2015 15:06:22 -0500
There will be a scheduled outage for accessing all services provided via SUNYNet (e.g. ANGEL, NYS Agency applications at SUNY.edu etc.) on Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 from 6:00 am - 8:00 am.

Avoiding Recent Phishing Scams

Wed, 03 Dec 2014 08:35:33 -0500
Recently an email phishing scam was sent to a member of our campus community that appeared to be from the Office of the President. This email asked for specific financial information. Please be aware that emails such as these represent a very real threat to our institution.

Scheduled Internet Service Outage Dec. 6 from 12am-6am

Tue, 02 Dec 2014 09:58:26 -0500
We have been notified by our Internet Service Provider, Netsync, that there will be a scheduled Internet service outage on Saturday December 6th, 2014 from 12:00 am to 6:00 am due to the construction of a new bridge (Rt 438) over the thruway.

ANGEL Upgrade Dec. 3 from 4am-7am

Mon, 01 Dec 2014 06:53:00 -0800
While this is during the normal maintenance window for ANGEL, this upgrade is expected to take longer than normal and ANGEL users should plan for ANGEL to be unavailable for the entire time period between 4:00am and 7am.

Advisory re: Heartbleed Exploit

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:20:00 -0700
This advisory is regarding a recently discovered, widely publicized, and widespread vulnerability in versions of OpenSSL called Heartbleed.

Fall issue of "Tech Watch" now available

Fri, 27 Sep 2013 10:25:00 -0700
The Fall 2013 issue of "Tech Watch," the Information Technology Services newsletter is now available.

Virus Warning for Windows

Wed, 25 Sep 2013 12:20:00 -0700
We have reports of 5 instances of the ZeroAccess Trojan on campus in the past week. Students may download Symantec Endpoint Protection without charge from the Download section of Your Connection.

Security Patch Management

Mon, 09 Sep 2013 09:21:00 -0700
In the ongoing effort to improve Windows computer security on campus, Information Technology Services deploys software security patches every Tuesday morning at 1:00 AM.

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