Resolved: Charles River Campus clients unable to save to departmental network shared drives

Clients on the Charles River Campus were unable to save to departmental network shared drives.
IS&T teams have resolved the incident. Clients should now be able to save to their departmental network shares….

Resolved: Thin Clients unavailable

Time of Resolution: 01:42pm on 12/14/2011
Access to thin client computers, such as those at the BU Common @ Mugar, was unavailable.
IS&T teams have resolved the incident….

Resolved: BU Google Mail and ServiceNow intermittently unavailable

Time of Resolution: 08:51am on 12/13/2011
Applications, such as BU Google Mail or ServiceNow, that utilize Shibboleth as part of WebLogin authentication were intermittently unavailable if a client was not already authenticated. IS&T teams have resolved the incident….

MGHPCC Finishes First Stage of Construction

Governor Deval Patrick, Lt. Governor Timothy Murray, and Boston University President Robert A. Brown were among the dozens of officials and workers who gathered in Holyoke on November 29, 2011 to watch as the last steel beam of the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center was placed atop the structure. The ceremony was a major…

MGHPCC Intern Positions

Boston University is a partner in the Massachusetts Green High-Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC), a collaboration of universities, industry, and the Massachusetts state government. The group is in the process of building a new data center in Holyoke, Massachusetts to take advantage of the abundant source of clean renewable energy from Holyoke Gas and Electric’s hydroelectric power plant….

Resolved: Network access unavailable at two City Convenience locations

10:14am on 12/01/2011
Network access is currently unavailable at two City Convenience store locations.
IS&T teams are aware of the issue and working toward resolution….

2011 – December Patch Listing

See below for patches released Between 12/01/11 and 12/31/11 Please note: Not all of these patches will be applicable to every machine, but all are included for informational purposes. Apple NONE Microsoft 2633952 Update for Windows Vista (KB2633952) 2633952 Update for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 (KB2633952) 2633952 Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB2633952) 2633952…

Purchases from Lenovo may be delayed

Please be aware that purchases from Lenovo may be delayed due to flooding in Thailand. See details in this advisory from BU Sourcing: “As you may be aware, the recent flooding in Thailand has disabled a significant portion of the world’s overall production capacity of Hard Disk Drives (HDDs). These events are having a significant [...]…