Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Update on Network issues - Resolved

As of 5:30 pm, all services have been restored. Some are slow to update but they should be up and totally functioning in the next few hours.

If you are still having issues, you may put in a Help Request.

Network Outages Continue

Network outages continue for Exchange mail and most file servers in the College. We are working on fixing the issue.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Sun Releases Java(TM) 6 Update 17

As of Nov 3, 2009, the current version of Sun's Java client is Java(TM) 6 Update 17.

Action Required:
If you see the Java Update icon or "Java Update Available" balloon in the lower right corner of the screen, the latest version of Java should be ready to install. You can click the icon and follow its prompts to apply the update. Note: We recommend that you do not install any offered "extras" like the MSN Toolbar, Installer or Microsoft's Bing. Please un-check these options if they appear.

Or, our How To Update Sun's Java Software,, has complete steps on how to install Java from either the "Java Update Available" message or how to download and install Java manually .

This release contains fixes for one or more security vulnerabilities. The full list of changes may be found here:

Previously, older versions of Sun Java were not removed from your computer when you updated. You had to manually remove older versions of Sun Java from your computer. This has now changed. You no longer need to remember to remove the previous Java version.