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October 27, 2010

Thursday, October 28, 2010: Update Adobe Reader via SCCM

Audience: Adobe Reader 9.3-9.3.4 users
Action: No Action Required
URLs: http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/837/cpsid_83708.html
Contact: cfans.help@umn.edu

Description

On Thursday, October 28, 2010, CFANS OIT will begin the installation of the Adobe Reader patches for CFANS computer systems that currently have Adobe Reader 9.2-9.3.4.

Process

SCCM will be used to install Adobe Reader 9.4 patch. The installation will occur in the background with no interruption of service.

Explanation

Updating Adobe Reader 9.4 will address a number of customer workflow issues and security vulnerabilities.

More Information

Information about the issues addressed in the Acrobat Reader 9.4 patch is available at this website. http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/837/cpsid_83708.html
If you have questions, contact cfans.help@umn.edu.

October 7, 2010

Sunday, October 10, 2010, 0600 to 1000: 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 October will take place on Sunday, October 10, 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.