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2015 Notifications

20151224: Undesired H: Drive Purge

Dec. 24, 2015

H: drive deletions coming for those without departmental eligibility groups Current staff members who are not in your department’s eligibility group will have their home directory (H:drive) deleted on 1/15/2015. Please verify that all of your staff members have been added to…

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20151222: Nebula to disable SSLv3

Dec. 22, 2015

Nebula will disable SSLv3 on Nebula workstations and servers which still have it enabled.   What and When: On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016, Nebula will configure managed desktops and its servers to no longer permit SSLv3.   SSLv3 is broadly used to…

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20151208: Windows 10 Readiness

Dec. 08, 2015

Windows 10 Readiness We now have information on upgrading to Windows 10 Configuring and using the VPN for Windows 10

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20151015: Changes in accessing Nebula file services

Oct. 15, 2015

Changes in accessing Nebula file services Access is now based on eligibility groups managed by each customer. As users are added and removed from eligibility groups, access to Nebula services will be added or removed. If you are unsure or do not…

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20150824: Nebula IE version support changing in January 2016

Aug. 24, 2015

Nebula will no longer support older versions of Internet Explorer.   What and When: On January 12, 2016 Microsoft will drop support for older versions of Internet Explorer, leaving IE11 as the only supported version of Internet Explorer.   Following UW security…

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20150817: Nebula Windows 10 Readiness

Aug. 17, 2015

Nebula has been hard at work getting ready for Windows 10 for many months. Since this is a popular topic of interest, here’s a status update. Basic Readiness If you want to deploy a computer with Windows 10 enterprise, you can do that…

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20150803: Changing from Nebula2 to UW NetID login

Aug. 03, 2015

Changing from Nebula2 to UW NetID login  The Nebula service has set a goal for its UW-IT customers to stop using their Nebula2 user accounts and switch to using their NETID user accounts before April 2015. This is part of a larger…

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20150803: UW file service comparisons

Aug. 03, 2015

UW file service comparisons  If you have been wondering what your options are for file sharing now that the H and I drive usage will become billable service, a cost and file comparison list has been compiled and ready for your viewing.…

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20150723: 1st Nebula billing cycle for FY16

Jul. 23, 2015

We are approaching the 1st FY16 monthly billing cycle for Nebula. This is an informational update so you have a chance to update information feeding that billing cycle. We are also providing an update on our plans related to removing Nebula resources…

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20150707: Nebula billable time infrastructure changes and the demise of ‘Budget Approvers’

Jul. 07, 2015

Changes to the underlying billable time infrastructure Nebula uses to support Nebula consulting charges have occurred. This email outlines some of the consequences for Nebula customers.   What and When: UW-IT began retiring the help request tool called RT a year ago,…

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