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This page collects Microsoft Infrastructure notifications. Only notifications sent since 2012 are present here. Contact the Microsoft Infrastructure team via help@uw.edu if you’d like notifications that were sent between 2006 and 2012.


Azure Active Directory application identity availability

Jan. 06, 2017

What and when On Wednesday, January 11, UW-IT will change its approach to Azure Active Directory (AD) application identities to make them significantly easier for users to obtain and use. This change also provides: Mitigation where there may be risks due to…

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Azure AD user and group info sync outage

Jan. 06, 2017

Azure AD user and group info sync outage   What and When Today through Monday morning, January 9th, UW-IT is replacing the infrastructure which provisions user and group information to Azure Active Directory, which Exchange, Sharepoint, Skype for Business, and some other…

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RE: Microsoft Infrastructure documentation migration/consolidation

May. 16, 2016

I’m back to report that this work is complete. All www.netid.washington.edu pages have a redirect to the new IT Connect location. If you have bookmarks or links to www.netid pages, you can now update them.   Here is an orientation for the…

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20150929: Azure AD Help Desk Card

May. 16, 2016

The Azure AD Help Desk Card is being implemented to help ensure users have an easy way to get assistance.   What and When: Today the Help Desk Card capability in our Azure AD tenant is being enabled. When users click on…

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20151102: Certificate services for delegated OUs

May. 16, 2016

The UW Windows Infrastructure has deployed a public key infrastructure consisting of a 2 tier certificate authority, whose initial purpose is to provide automatic certificate enrollment and certificate deployment for delegated OU computers running Windows.   What and When: On 10/16/2015, UWWI…

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20151218: New domain GPO

May. 16, 2016

A new group policy object at the root of the NETID domain is being created. This GPO will only apply to computers which are opted into applying it.   What and When: Today UWWI will create a new GPO called ‘AD-CS Auto-enrollment’…

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20160106: Certificate Services for delegated OUs

May. 16, 2016

A new automated X.509 certificate enrollment and issuance capability is now available to delegated OU customers.   What and When: Delegated OU customers can use the group service to cause a X.509 certificate to be automatically issued to a Windows computer in…

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20160422: Rename: UW Windows Infrastructure -> Microsoft Infrastructure

May. 16, 2016

What and When: Over the next month or so, we’ll be updating our references to UW Windows Infrastructure (and UWWI) to Microsoft Infrastructure. You will see documentation and mailing lists like this one be updated to reflect this name change. We will…

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Microsoft Infrastructure documentation migration/consolidation

Apr. 28, 2016

We’re combining our documentation into IT Connect. A few exceptions that don’t work well on that platform will remain in the UW-IT Wiki.   What and When: Over the next several weeks, we will be migrating the Microsoft Infrastructure documentation into IT…

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RE: Network Incident -> Groups Incident -> UWWI incident

Sep. 25, 2015

As of last night ~10:30pm, we believe that all affected groups have been brought into synchronization. If you have a group which you feel isn’t synchronized, please do let us know.   Brian

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