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April 29, 2010

Wednesday, April 28, 2010: Adobe Acrobat Professsional 9.3.2 Update

Audience: Adobe Acrobat Professional 9.3 users, Windows only
Action: No Action Required
URLs: http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/539/cpsid_53951.html
Contact: cfans.help@umn.edu

Description

On Wednesday, April 28, 2010, CFANS OIT will begin the installation of the Acrobat Professional 9.3.2 patch for CFANS computer systems that currently have Window Operating system and Acrobat Professional 9.3 or 9.3.1. MAC users will need to manually apply the update if you have Acrobat Pro.

Process

SCCM will be used to install the Acrobat Professional 9.3.2 update. The installation will occur in the background with no interruption to service.

Explanation

Updating Acrobat Professional 9.3 or 9.3.1 to 9.3.2 will address a number of customer work flow issues and security vulnerabilities.

More Information

Information about the issues addressed in the Acrobat Professional 9.3.2 patch is available at this website

*http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/539/cpsid_53951.html

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

April 28, 2010

Thursday, April 29, 2010: Java 6 update 20

Audience: CFANS Community, Windows Only
Action: No Action required
URLs: http://java.sun.com/javase/6/webnotes/6u20.html
Contact: cfans.help@umn.edu

Description

On Thursday, April 29, 2010 CFANS OIT will begin the installation of Java SE 6 update 20 for CFANS computer systems that do not have the latest version of Java.

Process

SCCM will be used to install the Java SE 6 update. The installation will occur in the background with no interruption to service.

Explanation

Updating Java 6 will address a number of security vulnerabilities that are present in the previous release, Java SE 6.

More Information

Information about the issues addressed in the Java 6 update is available at this website:

* http://java.sun.com/javase/6/webnotes/6u20.html

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

April 23, 2010

Sunday, April 25, 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 April will take place on Sunday, April 25, 2010, between 0600 and 1000.

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.

April 16, 2010

Sunday, April 18, 2010, 6:00 a.m. to noon: NetFiles Outage

Audience: University of Minnesota Community
Action: Plan not to connect to NetFiles Sunday morning.
URLs: University OIT will post updates at the System Status page: http://systemstatus.umn.edu
Contact: Contact: 1-HELP on campus (612-301-4357)

Outage Description

University OIT reports that NetFiles will be unavailable Sunday, April 18, 2010, from 06:00-12:00 CDT for server maintenance. Service interruptions are not anticipated to exceed the scheduled timeframe.

University Services

* Netfiles

More Information


For more information, visit System Status or contact 1-HELP on campus (612-301-4357).