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IT Service Alerts

Scheduled Service Change
Maintenance: PeopleSoft: Bi-Weekly Migration (08-28-2014)

08/28/14, 05:00 AM

Status: Open
Expected duration: Until 08/28/2014 at 7:00 AM

Description:

Faculty Center, Contributor Relations, Student Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Records, Student Financials, and Student Employment (PSES) will be unavailable on Thursday, 8/28/2014, from 5:00am to 7:00am for migration of online and batch objects to ...

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Scheduled Service Change
Modification: Restart Academic Hosting (static) for new SSL cert

08/27/14, 06:30 AM

Status: Open
Expected duration: Until 08/27/2014 at 6:35 AM

Description:

Restart web hosting applications in order to install new SSL certificates.

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Scheduled Service Change
Modification: Restart Academic Hosting (dynamic) for New SSL cert

08/27/14, 06:35 AM

Status: Open
Expected duration: Until 08/27/2014 at 6:40 AM

Description:

Restart web hosting applications in order to install new SSL certificates.

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Scheduled Service Change
Modification: Lync User Setting Adjustments

08/18/14, 08:00 AM

Status: Open
Expected duration: Until 08/22/2014 at 11:59 PM

Description:

Internal testing of Lync has discovered that the ability to add/remove Lync contacts in one Office application (such as OWA or Outlook) and then have those changes appear in Lync was working for some users but for not others.

Upon investigation, it ...

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Performance: Lyris list administrator password issue

08/11/14, 02:08 PM

Status: Open
Expected duration: Unknown

Description:

Some individuals who manage Cornell e-lists may need to reset their Lyris administrative password to log in to the Lyris LM e-list server.

Current Status:

This password issue began after the Lyris LM server was upgraded on August 10. It affects a portion of the Lyris e-list administrators.

If this issue is affecting you, please reset your Lyris password. See http://www.it.cornell.edu/services/elist/howto/admin/reset-password.cfm

NEW PASSWORD REQUIREMENTS:
Your Lyris password must be at least 8 characters long, and must include all four of these character types: a lowercase letter, an uppercase letter, a number, and a special character. Don't use your NetID password.

If you still can't log in to Lyris LM after resetting your password, please contact the IT Service Desk at 607 255-5500.

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Security Alert: Recent News Reports of Stolen Passwords

08/08/14

Status: Open

Description:

There have been recent news reports of passwords stolen from many Internet sites by international cyber criminals.

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Performance: Issues viewing www.cornell.edu in Internet Explorer

07/02/14, 02:45 PM

Status: Open
Expected duration: Unknown

Description:

Some visitors to www.cornell.edu who are using Internet Explorer and are connected to the Cornell wired or Wi-Fi network are experiencing missing or obscured page elements and general poor performance. This issue can be resolved by turning off an Internet Explorer option, "Display intranet sites in Compatibility View."

For different versions of Internet Explorer, instructions to find this setting can be found at the bottom of the following pages, under "To change Compatibility View settings":

IE 8: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/internet-explorer/use-compatibility-view#ie=ie-8

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Performance: Email issues for Yahoo! and AOL users

04/25/14, 03:18 PM

Status: Open
Expected duration: Unknown

Description:

A change in how Yahoo! and AOL handle email means that, in specific instances, Cornell messages won't be delivered to certain recipients. This affects everyone who sends email from Yahoo! or AOL accounts; it's not unique to Cornell.

Current Status:

Microsoft has indicated it will be applying a fix sometime in August. More details will be provided as soon as they are available.

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