One enhancement provides faculty with more control over when and how to share recordings of their Zoom sessions.
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Begin using Teams now for chatting and meetings, so you become familiar with how it works and what it can do before Skype access ends.
Maintenance is expected to last until 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20.
If you do not have either feature enabled, Zoom will enable the Waiting Room feature for your meetings on Sept. 27.
Microsoft has announced security updates affecting Windows, Edge, Office, and more.
Instructors can restore any previous adjustments to these settings by following the instructions posted online.
Scheduled maintenance may affect access to My Pitt from 2 to 2: 30 a.m. on Thursday, August 20.
The change took effect on Sunday, Aug. 16.
When needed for coursework, Adobe Creative Cloud is available to students at no cost by registering at accounts.pitt.edu.
Microsoft announced security updates affecting Windows, Office, Edge, Internet Explorer, and more.
No service disruptions are anticipated during the one-week maintenance period between noon on Sunday, Aug. 9, and 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 16.
Maintenance starts at 9 p.m. and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, August 15.
NameCoach allows you to record and share the pronunciation of your name with others.
The University’s Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) will be unavailable starting at 10 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 7, until 7 a.m. on Saturday Aug. 8.
Pitt Information Technology is responding to a new email phishing scam that claims to offer a job to recipients. Recent examples of this scam include an offer for employment at the U.S. Open Golf Tournament or as a personal assistant. Such scams attempt to obtain sensitive personal data, such as bank account information.
On July 20-24, the Institute for Cyber Law, Policy, and Security (Pitt Cyber), Pitt IT, and Robert Morris University hosted the fourth annual Air Force Association CyberCamp. But CyberCamp looked a little different this year—it was all virtual.
In December 2019, Pitt Information Technology migrated the University’s network to a new domain name system (DNS). This change increased redundancy and resiliency, as part of Pitt IT’s ongoing efforts to improve effectiveness and efficiencies. On December 7, 2020, the University will complete the migration. After this date, servers with manually configured, outdated DNS addresses will no longer function.
The Student Information System (PeopleSoft) will be unavailable during an extended maintenance period from 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1, through 7:00 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 2.
The system will be unavailable from 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 30, to 8 a.m. on Friday, July 31.