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MWS security improvements

Oct. 03, 2017

Security improvements don’t get a lot of attention because often they silently protect you. And in many cases we silently implement security improvements. But every once in a while, it is worth recognizing these security improvements, even if you don’t see them.…

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Managed Workstation FY18 rates

Aug. 18, 2017

The preliminary FY18 rates for Managed Workstation services are now available. The annual rate change for UW-IT services was postponed this year to be effective 9/1/2017. Management Accounting & Analysis (MAA) provides final approval of rates for all cost-recovery centers at the…

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Migration update

Jul. 31, 2017

99.9% of all managed workstations have been migrated to the NETID domain, and today we’ll be removing the 5 remaining workstations still in the Nebula2 domain. We greatly appreciate your partnership in both the user and computer migrations over the past couple…

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Workstation migration to NetID domain update

Jul. 07, 2017

Approximately 2,428 managed workstations, or about 78%, have been migrated from the nebula2 domain to the NetID domain. We will continue to attempt to migrate every managed workstation at 5:00 pm daily. We are still unable to offer a self-service option for…

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Workstation migration update

Jun. 19, 2017

Approximately 2200 managed workstations, or about 66%, have been migrated. Every non-migrated managed workstation has been a candidate for nightly migration and has been attempted at least 3 times. At any given point only 75% of managed workstations are manageable over the…

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Workstation migration FAQ

May. 17, 2017

This page has frequently asked questions about the workstation migration from Nebula2 to the NETID domain. Index of questions: Does my managed workstation need to be migrated? My computer was scheduled to be migrated, but wasn’t. When will it be migrated to…

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Workstation migration – user notice

May. 17, 2017

Managed Workstation is migrating workstations from the Nebula2 domain to the NETID domain. The impact to you is very low. Please ensure your managed workstation is on the UW network during the noted period. What and When: Beginning Monday, May 22nd at…

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Computer renames happening 5/17

May. 15, 2017

A notification like the following one was sent to the primary user, last user, and department contacts for the ~380 computers with a name that included an underscore character (_). ———– You are listed as a contact for the Managed Workstation (Nebula)…

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Migrating workstations to the NETID domain

May. 15, 2017

Managed Workstation is migrating workstations from the Nebula2 domain to the NETID domain.   What and When: Beginning Monday, May 22nd at 5pm, and every night through Friday June 2nd, we will attempt to automatically migrate a set of managed workstations to…

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Office 2007 End of Life (EOL)

May. 10, 2017

Office 2007 (along with Vista) will got its last security updates in April 2017. What and When: Office 2007 reached its end of support lifecycle on 4/11/2017. What does this mean? This means there will be no new security updates, non-security updates,…

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