Internet/VPN Maintenance Wednesday 2/22/12 at 6 PM

ITS will be conducting brief maintenance on the Internet connection tomorrow, Wednesday, February 22nd. Between 6:00 and 6:30 PM, there will be a 15 minute Internet outage. VPN connections will also be interrupted at this time. Note: The ITS maintenance window for short, non-critical interruptions in network services is Wednesday from 6-7 PM. These will be announced when required. Continue reading Internet/VPN Maintenance Wednesday 2/22/12 at 6 PM

Wireless Users May Need To Use Configuration Tool

Starting next Tuesday, August 9th at 9 AM, wireless devices may need to go through a one-time setup procedure to continue using wireless networking at Swarthmore.  This procedure is required because we will be implementing a new wireless authentication server using a new security certificate at that time.  The procedure will automatically configure your device to work with the new server.  The process takes less than 5 minutes. On or after, August 9th, if you loose your connection or can’t get connected to wireless, Open up your wireless connection and choose the SwatWireless  wireless network. Connect to it. Once connected, … Continue reading Wireless Users May Need To Use Configuration Tool

Shifting Funds from Student Voice Mail Services to Internet Bandwidth for Students

PLEASE NOTE:  STUDENT RESIDENCE HALL PHONES ARE NOT AFFECTED BY THIS CHANGE After studying the voice mail usage logs and consulting with available students, we have decided to redirect the funds previously spent on student voice mail services and purchase additional Internet bandwidth instead. Eliminating student voice mail will save $9,000 per year in maintenance fees, and this will fund a 50% increase in bandwidth available to students.  This fall, we will move from 200MB to 300MB in Internet bandwidth for students. Student use of the voice mail service connected to the residence hall phones has declined to very near … Continue reading Shifting Funds from Student Voice Mail Services to Internet Bandwidth for Students

SwatFiles

Swarthmore ITS is pleased to announce the launch of SwatFiles, a secure web-based file storage system for faculty, staff, and students. Available at swatfiles.swarthmore.edu, SwatFiles allows users to access their files from any computer with an Internet connection and share files with anyone with an e-mail address. Features include: A personal folder for all faculty, staff, and students: 4GB of storage for faculty and staff, 1GB for students A public folder for sharing information with others or publishing web pages Department and committee folders can be created by contacting the Help Desk Automatic e-mail notifications when sharing files To start … Continue reading SwatFiles