Users may experience intermittent MyResNet service disruptions during the maintenance period.
Alerts and Announcements
The University’s SharePoint service, which is delivered through Office 365, is not affected by this vulnerability.
The University’s instance of Tableau Server (analytics.pitt.edu) has been successfully upgraded.
The maintenance period begins at 8 p.m. and and is expected to conclude by 3 a.m.
The service will be unavailable for up to three hours beginning at 9 p.m.
Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer Mark Henderson is pleased to announce that the University’s Computing Services & Systems Development and Financial Information Systems groups are combining their talents and services to form one IT organization: Pitt Information Technology. This alignment is a significant first step in implementing a new IT Vision and Strategy to support the strategic goals of the University.
On Saturday, Dec. 21, CSSD will complete the migration of the University’s network to a new domain name system (DNS). This change provides increased redundancy and higher resiliency, as part of CSSD’s ongoing efforts to position the University to be more effective and efficient.
An update will be posted when the new date has been determined.
Update any shared playlists, courses, and video links prior to the redirect expiration.
Microsoft Corporation has announced security updates for Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Skype for Business, and more.
After the upgrade, users will need to connect with an Oracle Client version 188.8.131.52 or greater.
Microsoft has resolved the issue and restored full service.
If work is completed ahead of schedule, the system will be returned to service earlier.
A cleaner, simpler and more customizable My Pitt is on the horizon—and you can help decide what shape it will take.
The University’s Ricoh Print Server will be upgraded to Windows Server 2016 during the standard downtime period on Saturday, Dec. 7. Maintenance begins at 11 p.m. and will conclude by 7 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8.
No service disruptions are anticipated; however, if you experience any issues following the maintenance period, please report them as soon as possible to the 24/7 IT Help Desk.
An exciting change is coming to Pitt in the Summer of 2020, as we transition from CourseWeb (Blackboard Learn) to a better, more modern Learning Management System (Canvas).
This enhancement is a direct result of a unanimous recommendation following a comprehensive assessment conducted by a committee of faculty, staff, and students from nearly every department and across all campuses. What’s more, Canvas is the dominant LMS among our peer schools in the Association of American Universities.
These scams often attempt to mimic the address of someone known to the recipient.
If you would like to use PittNet VPN with Catalina, please download and install the 64-bit version of the Pulse Secure client.
Users who experienced issues completing a Chairperson Evaluation survey today are encouraged to retake the survey.
Vendor maintenance will be performed on the Student Information System (PeopleSoft and PeopleSoft Mobile) beginning at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23. This work is expected to last until 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24.