Note: Information contained in archived ITSS newsletter articles was current at the time of publication, but may not reflect the present state of technology or ITSS.
System Automatic Updates
- Automatic updates are a way to
ensure that your computer system has the most current security patches and
operating system updates.
- Here are some tips for keeping
your computing environment secure.
- There have been a number of important
changes to the staff of ITSS.
to the Phone and Network Requests Site
- We have updated the pages used
to request installations or moves for phone and network connections. Users
now have to only fill out a single page for these requests.
Private Network Server Available April 15
- ITSS will make a new VPN server
available to the campus. VPN lets you make a secure connection to a University
computer from an off-campus, non-UMD connection (for example, cable or DSL
Events in the VDIL
- Read about scheduled events for
the Visualization and Digital Imaging Lab.
Browsers, and Registration
- There have been some issues with
how the different internet browsers work on the SunRay computers, so ITSS
has made some progress with resolving these issues.
- During the March Spring Break
period ITSS staff converted access to central servers from shared 100 megabit
access to shared gigabit access.
Email Folders for Efficient Work Flow and Organized Information
- Modern email programs support
the use of folders for storing and organizing email messages. As the amount
of email we receive increases, using folders can help you manage your email
- Friday, April 4 is the day for
info.tech.News is currently sent via
email to all users subscribed to the infotech.announce and umd.business.announce
email lists. The goal of this digest is to distribute information that is useful
to the daily routines of our campus community members in conjunction with computer
and telephone technologies.
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