Fri 27 Feb - All systems ran without problems
Thu 26 Feb - All systems ran without problems
Wed 25 Feb - Majordomo mailing list service (lists.lancs.ac.uk) Maintenance and 'Hallmark Postcard' Phishing Attack
Majordomo mailing list service (lists.lancs.ac.uk) Maintenance
14:00-16:00: During the 'systems at risk' period on Wednesday 25th February 2009, work was carried out to move the existing mailing list service to a new system. Whilst the work is being carried out, mailing lists hosted at lists.lancs.ac.uk were unavailable.
Hallmark Postcard - Phishing Attack
An email purporting to be from 'Hallmark Postcards' with the subject line: "You've got a postcard, check it out" is being received on campus. It is a threat - do NOT click on the links. More Information
Tue 24 Feb - Network Maintenance
Environmental Science Network Maintenance
07:30-08:30 During the 'at risk period' on Tuesday 24th February work will be done in the Environmental Science building to improve the performance and reliability of the network. The work will begin at 0700 and should be complete by 0830 and will only affect offices in Environmental Science.
CANLMAN/Internet Network Maintenance
07:00-08:00: Cumbria and Lancashire Metropolitan Area Network (CANLMAN), which connects Lancaster University to the JANET network, will be undertaking one of their regular resilience fail-over tests. This will take place between 0700 and 0800. No outages are expected, though network traffic to and from the Internet may slow for a few seconds during the testing period, while routing stabilises.
Mon 23 Feb - All systems ran without problems
Fri 20 Feb - All systems ran without problems
Thu 19 Feb - Printing Delays
Print sent to printers on 'central-print5' may be delayed. If you are experiencing a problem printing to printers on'central-print5' we suggest that you reboot your PC and try again. ISS are continuing to work on the issue.
Wed 18 Feb - New Charging Scheme For The ISS Plotter, and Print Service Maintenance
New Charging Scheme For The ISS Plotter
From 9:30am on Wednesday 18th February, printing to the ISS A0 plotter in the Library will charged for by pre-payment only. This brings the plotter charging system in line with the 'A4' charging system and will help to reduce wastage.
Print Service Maintenance
09:00-09:30: There was a short outage to the 'Central Printing Service' to allow software updates to the print service. Staff printing was unaffected. Student Printing was interrupted briefly.
Tue 17 Feb - All systems ran without problems
Mon 16 Feb - Flash 10 software update
The latest Flash plugin/Activex control has been applied to ISS labs and Managed XP PCs across campus. If you would like more information about Flash Player go to http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/
Sat 14 Feb - E-Card Virus
Around Valentine's Day we should be wary of e-card viruses like the 'Hallmark E-card' example that you can read by following More Information
Fri 13 Feb - All systems ran without problems
Thu 12 Feb - Exchange Email Service Maintenance
The Exchange email system was temporarily unavailable, for the application of security updates, between 1PM and 3PM on Thursday 12th February. Individuals saw interruptions of service for no more than 20 minutes during this period.
Wed 11 Feb - LUVLE System Maintenance
17:00-17:15: LUVLE was unavailable for about 15 minutes from 5pm today for system updates.
Tue 10 Feb - Computer Labs in South-West campus
07:00-07:30: During the 'at risk' period on Tuesday 10th February the 3 computer labs in Alexandra Park had no networking connectivity while improvements to reliability and performance were made.
Mon 09 Feb - All systems ran without problems
Fri 06 Feb - All systems ran without problems
Thu 05 Feb - Minor Configuration Work On Library Public Access PCs
ISS are doing some minor reconfiguration work on the Library public access PCs. Some minor disruption may be experienced.
Wed 04 Feb - All systems ran without problems
Tue 03 Feb - Email Phishing Attack
A number of emails with subject lines like 'You have exceeded the storage limit for your mailbox' have been received on-campus. These fake emails ask ('Phish') for your 'username' and 'password'. DO NOT RESPOND to these emails. ISS NEVER asks for usernames and passwords by email. More information
Mon 02 Feb - All systems ran without problems
Sun 01 Feb - Disruption due to UPS failure
ISS services were disrupted this morning by a UPS failure overnight. ISS staff have repaired the fault and now believe that all affected services are operational once more. Please report any suspected related problems to the ISS Service Desk (x10987).