August 2012

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You may have spotted that I missed my last blog in July. The reason was that I spent the first two weeks of the month in Cornwall enjoying a very relaxing holiday and missing much of the rain which, I was told, had fallen on Reading! Read the rest of this entry »

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IT Services have been keenly aware of the feedback we have had from students about the level of wireless coverage in the library and have taken steps to improve this. This feedback has been in the form of Help tickets, national and local survey results and wifi feedback forms and it was clear that there was a serious issue to be resolved.  Read the rest of this entry »

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On 14th August, a multiple hardware failure in one of the core network routers resulted in extended and widespread network and Internet access issues. Read the rest of this entry »

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Wednesday 8 August 2012

All the computers in the S@il area on the first floor of the library will have no network connection from 730am until 430pm.

Thursday 9 August 2012

All the computers in the S@il area on the ground floor of the library will have no network connection from 730am until 1130am.

This is for essential maintenance to be carried out.

We would like to apologise for any inconvenience.

IT Services

The University is decommissioning the remote access server “remote” and its central UNIX server “main” (aka “suma3”), and is replacing both with a more modern services.

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