Server Storage Problem

January 20, 2014

One of the CTS server storage arrays had an issue over the weekend.  We have the issue mostly resolved but if faculty or staff have issues connecting to shared network 'Z' drives (not Google Drive), please try rebooting your computer first.  If you continue to experience problems, please contact the Help Desk at 315.312.3456.

Reminder: LakerApps Login Page Changing Effective 7:30 am, 1/20

January 19, 2014

Effective 7:30 am, January 20, the login page for LakerApps (Gmail, Calendar, Drive and Sites) will be changing.

Shared drive and web services issues resolved

January 16, 2014

At approximately 9pm last night, CTS began receiving outage reports concerning web services such as Banner/MyOswego, and faculty shared drives.

The problem was traced to a technical issue with equipment that hosts these services. Several other services residing on said equipment were also affected this morning, including: MailMan, digital signage, and TMA.

Google Apps Login Change scheduled for Monday, January 20!

January 15, 2014

As referenced in a prior blog post, Google is changing its Apps for Education sign-in pages to have a consistent look and feel. This provides better security and will make it easier for clients to switch between multiple Google accounts.

Google has scheduled this change to take effect for our campus on Monday, January 20.

lynda.com E-learning Software Now Available

January 14, 2014

It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that we introduce LyndaCampus to the SUNY Oswego community. The Lynda.com learning library is now available for faculty, staff, students and administration to use. With LyndaCampus, you have full access to thousands of videos and tutorial files anywhere, anytime 24/7, on a computer or via mobile device/tablets.

Campus-wide Network/Voice Services Outage - Sunday 1/12 6am-10am

January 9, 2014

Campus Technology Services will be upgrading core network equipment in Culkin Hall this Sunday, January 12 from 6:00am to 10:00am. These upgrades will allow the necessary expansion and flexibility for future infrastructure planning.

The following campus services will be unavailable during this timeframe:

CTS January Update

January 1, 2014

At the final Fall Faculty Assembly (FA) meeting in November, I had the privilege of updating FA on the activities of Campus Technology Services. My update tried to convey CTSs commitment to being an integral part of enabling student success.

FireFox Upgrade Scheduled for Winter Break

December 30, 2013

Recently, CTS finished preparing a new version of Firefox for campus use. We will be upgrading Firefox to version 26.  This upgrade will be pushed out remotely to all campus PC machines starting at 8:30AM on January 2nd, 2014. Note that when upgrading, all of your bookmarks (favorites) will be saved.