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September 16, 2009

Sunday, September 20, 0600 to 1200: CFANS Server Maintenance

Audience: Users of CFANS server resources
Action: No action required
URLs: None
Contact: cfans.help@umn.edu

Description

CFANS server patching and maintenance for September will take place on Sunday, September 20, 2009, between 0600 and 1200.

During the maintenance window, all servers will be updated with the latest patches for their respective operating systems and may be rebooted.

An "all clear" will be sent once the maintenance is completed.

September 8, 2009

Friday, September 11 and 18: Updating Adobe Flash to version 10.0.32.18

Audience: CFANS Community
Action: No action required
URLs: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-10.html
http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/help10.html
Contact: cfans.help@umn.edu

Description

On Friday, September 11, 2009, CFANS OIT will begin the installation of Adobe Flash Player version 10.0.32.18 for CFANS computer systems in the Administration and Student Services offices that do not have the latest version of Adobe Flash Player. On Friday, September 18, 2009, the update will be deployed to the rest of the CFANS community.

Process

Adobe Flash player will be updated via group policy/login script. The installation will occur in the background when users log on to their systems. There should be no interruption to service.

Explanation

Updating to Adobe Flash Player version 10.0.32.18 will address a number of bugs that are present in Adobe Flash Player 9.0.159.0 and 10.0.22.87 and earlier 9.x and 10.x versions.

More Information

Information about the issues addressed in Adobe Flash Player version 10.0.32.18 is available at these websites:


If you have questions, contact cfans.help@umn.edu.