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University of Minnesota Duluth, Information Technology Systems and Services

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March 3, 2015

Enhanced Support for the Upgrade
To support staff, faculty, and students through the PeopleSoft systems upgrade, we are developing easy-to-use Enhanced Support for existing structures and processes. So, the help contacts you use today are the same ones you will use after The Upgrade.
Active Directory File System Restructuring
ITSS will be working on a project this spring to replace our aging Active Directory file storage infrastructure. The current systems are already 5 years old and have reached the end of their effective support life.
Security Improvements for Local Email Server
In order to improve security, ITSS will be blocking access to an email server. Gmail users will not be affected.
Improve Accessibility: Think Before You Link
A link that only says "Click Here" or anything else that is very generic such as "follow this link" or "more information" is difficult for some people to use because there's no specific content in that link nor a clear sense of its actual destination. To improve it use meaningful link text.