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Windows XP, Office 2003 End of Life Less Than One Month Away

On April 8, Microsoft will no longer support or provide security updates for Windows XP and Microsoft Office 2003.

Without updates and security patches, computers running Windows XP and Office 2003 will be extremely vulnerable to computer viruses and are a serious threat to campus computer security.

If you are currently running XP or Office 2003, please contact the IT Help Desk to have your system upgraded. Many systems eligible for upgrade can be serviced and returned within two to three days.

Multiple OIT Websites unavailable 1:16 - 2:39 PM 03/10

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Between Monday, March 10, 2014, 1:16 and 2:39 PM The following websites were unavailable:
 
itmasterplan.unlv.edu
incident.oit.unlv.edu
lotusnotes.oit.unlv.edu
oit.unlv.edu
rebelmail.unlv.edu
smartcomputing.unlv.edu
wireless.unlv.edu
wchelp.unlv.edu

Intermittent WiFi outage to perform maintenance, Monday, March 3, from 11 p.m. - midnight.

This evening, from 11 p.m. to midnight, the Office of Information Technology will perform system updates to WiFi access points. The update should resolve several issues, including an issue with some users being disconnected from the WiFi network.

During maintenance, WiFi will be intermittently unavailable. While most buildings will be closed at this time, the residential halls WiFi network (ResNet) will be affected.

Affected ResNet locations include:

Apple iOS, Mac OS updates to fix security issue now available.

An update that fixes a recent major security flaw affecting Apple iOS devices (iPhones, iPads, and iPods) and Mac computers is now available.b The security issue allows websites to fake security credentials and pose as trusted sites, enabling them to intercept your information. Apple applications affected include Safari, Mail, Calendar, and others.

We recommend anyone using devices with iOS 6, iOS 7 or computers with OS 10.9 (Mavericks) to connect to a trusted network and update immediately.

RAVE and SEND will be unavailable Monday, March 3, from 8 a.m - noon.

On Monday, March 3 from 8 a.m. until approximately noon, the RAVE and SEND web applications will be unavailable as the Office of Information Technology performs necessary updates to these applications.

 

RAVE and SEND will be unavailable Monday, March 3, from 8 a.m - noon.

On Monday, March 3 from 8 a.m. until approximately noon, the RAVE and SEND web applications will be unavailable as the Office of Information Technology performs necessary updates to these applications.

 

Network Outage Scheduled for 1/11/14

On January 11, 2014, beginning at 9 a.m, the Office of Information Technology will perform maintenance on network switch equipment in order to improve network redundancy and reliability. This work will require that many systems be taken off-line during the maintenance.  Connectivity to many systems will be unavailable.

Major services affected include:

  • Computer lab and classroom computer access

Reminder: WebCampus will be unavailable this evening starting at 9p.m.

On Friday, January 3, WebCampus will be taken offline in order to install software upgrades. Maintenance will begin at 9:00p.m. (three hours before the normally scheduled maintenance period) and is expected to take until approximately 6:00a.m.

Maintenance To Be Performed Over Winter Break

OIT will be taking advantage of the holiday break and campus closure to perform maintenance and install upgrades on a number of systems, including the following projects:

Computer Lab & Help Desk Hours During Thanksgiving Break

During the Thanksgiving break, the following OIT services will be available:

General Use Computer Labs

TBE A311 will be open Friday through Sunday from 8AM to 5PM.

All other computer labs will be closed over the holiday break and will reopen as usual on Monday.

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