What is happening? The Skype for Business East Campus 2 (EC2) datacentre pool will be updated to the latest version. This patch will also provide better support for the new Mac Skype for Business 2016 client and address a specific issue regarding phone calls from the Mac clients. During this time, we will also be re-balancing the two pools (EC2 and MC), which will involve moving a set of users from EC2 to MC when the maintenance is completed.
What is happening? If you are using a Polycom VVX IP Phone, there is new firmware (v5.8.0) to apply that addresses multiple bug fixes, new features, and increased security. This update will also include an update to version 3.8 for the Polycom BtoE software installed on IST managed Windows workstations.
When is this happening? Thursday, September 27 at 4:30 p.m.
What is happening? As of January 1, 2019, graduate students not paid by Human Resources will no longer be included in the employee security group. All graduate students are in the IdM-SA-Graduate Studies security group.
Action required: If you control access to a system(s) that includes graduate students, you may need to allow access to all grad students via this security group, instead of using the employee status.