Service Disruption - 2/9, 7-10am

February 4, 2014

Campus Technology Services will be applying system updates and performing routine maintenance to our campus servers on Sunday, February 9, 2014. This work will begin at 7:00 a.m. and is expected to be completed by 10:00 a.m.

The following services will be unavailable during this maintenance period:

TechTip - Campus Wifi Setup

February 4, 2014

Setting up your tablet, smart phone, or other wireless device on the campus network requires a quick, one-time configuration.  You can find all the how-to details on CTS’ Wireless Network page:http://www.oswego.edu/cts/wireless.html

CTS Labs and Help Desk closing at 4:30pm, 1/27

January 27, 2014

All CTS computer labs in Penfield, Mahar 210 and Campus Center 207 as well as the CTS Help Desk will be closing at 4:30pm, 1/27 due to the severe weather conditions.

Safe travels to all who will be on the roads!

CTS Help Desk Extended Hours

January 24, 2014

The Help Desk will be open extended hours through the weekend. Our hours will be:

Friday, January 24th: 8am - 7pm
Saturday, January 25th: 12(noon) - 4pm
Sunday, January 26th: 12(noon) - 7pm

If you are experiencing any technical issues, please take advantage of the extended hours. We look forward to assisting you!

Final Reminder: lynda.com replacing Skillport

January 21, 2014

CTS would like to give one last final reminder regarding lynda.com replacing the Skillport e-learning system.  The last day of the Skillport contract is 1/21.  CTS will be taking down the Skillport login pages, available from the CTS Training site, by 1/24.

You may access the lynda.com offerings from www.oswego.edu/lynda.

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.