Yearly Archives: 2011

ITD Scheduled Maintneance Downtime

Information Technology Division (ITD) – Scheduled Maintenance Downtime Notification Scope of impact of change: Security patches on the following systems: 1. Production SharePoint Servers • Production Systems should remain up during the updates, but a brief outage is possible as these patches are applied. 2. Spam/Anti-Virus Systems being updated (M+ Guardian) • Services Impacted: Mail flow from off campus/ • Service is redundant, we do not expect any interruption

Microsoft Update Released

Microsoft has released an “out of band” patch to fix the fraudulent digital certificates issued by DigiNotar.  The patch requires a restart. Please update your computers. Microsoft Security Advisory: Fraudulent digital certificates could allow spoofing

Another phishing attempt

If you receive this email delete it.  It is not from ITD.  If you are unsure call the help desk at 425-4000. Note the From and To addresses. They are not UTC addresses. From: University of Tennessee at Chattanooga [] Sent: Wednesday, August 31, 2011 10:57 AM To: Subject: Important Notice!!! —-University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Support Team—- Dear UTC Exchange Webmail User, Your UTC Exchange Webmail Account

Phishing attempt

There is an email being sent from Bates, Beverly with the subject Validate Your Mailbox. Please note her email her email address “Bates, Beverly” <> This is not a UTC email address. Email Message: Attention Subscriber; Your Mailbox quota has exceeded the storage limit set by your System Administrator which is 1GB. You are currently running on 2.7GB. You may not be able to send or receive new mail


iPads have become very popular on the campus. To get your iPad connected you will need to have a copy of iTunes installed. You can download iTunes from Apple’s website. To connect your iPad to the network, open Safari and when prompted to register select “Register mobile device.” The help desk will assist you in registering your iPad on the network and setting up your UTC e-mail.

Bringing a computer to campus? Let’s get it ready!

Let’s prepare your computer for campus. If you are staying in the dorms or using the wireless network you must follow these steps to get on the network. 1.  Run Windows or Mac updates To run Windows updates click on the Windows button go to Programs and Windows Updates To run Mac updates go to the Apple menu and select Software Update 2.  Make sure to have an anti-virus

Microsoft Security Essentials

Microsoft has updated it’s free antivirus product. If you use MSE, you should upgrade.  This product should only be used on personally owned computers. This is a recommended antivirus for students. Download it:

Apple released updates

Apple has released OS 10.6.8 for Snow Leopard and Security Update 2011-004 for OS 10.5.  Lots of bug fixes.  You can get them using Software Update. Details:

Systems Maintenance 5/20/11

Upcoming Event Category : Systems and Operations Message : Systems & Operations will be performing maintenance on several servers beginning at 5:15 pm EDT on 5/20/2011. Please note we will be starting this maintenance 15 minutes earlier than we typically do. The maintenance is expected to last approximately 3 hours while system administrators apply system patches. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this maintenance, please contact the

Another Phishing Attempt

There is another phishing email being sent to UTC.  Please remember ITD will never ask your username, password and birthdate in an email.  Do not Reply to this email. Here is a copy of the email being sent: