MAINTENANCE: Research Compliance Suite

Harvard’s Research Compliance Suite of applications – ESTR-IRB, Agreements-DUA,  Data Safety – will be unavailable Friday, January 22 from 5:00pm (ET) until 10:00pm (ET).  HUIT will post a “system maintenance” page on each web site while the updates are taking place.  Any users in the system when the site becomes unavailable will be automatically logged … Continue reading “MAINTENANCE: Research Compliance Suite”

Student VDI Software for Spring Semester

Update: The deadline for Student VDI software requests for Spring term has passed.  The complete list of software for Student VDI is on our website. Original Post: The Department of Information Technology is preparing to update the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health student virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) for the upcoming 2021 Spring Term. The deadline … Continue reading “Student VDI Software for Spring Semester”

Secure File Transfer Service maintenance Thursday, 10/8/20, 6:00pm-9:00pm   

Harvard University’s Secure File Transfer Service, powered by Accellion Kiteworks, will be upgraded on Thursday, October 8 between 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM Eastern time.   Impacts to users: ·       The Accellion Kiteworks service will be unavailable during the upgrade. ·       Changes to the user interface: Under message options, there is now an option to … Continue reading “Secure File Transfer Service maintenance Thursday, 10/8/20, 6:00pm-9:00pm   “

Server and Network Maintenance 9/10/20, 7pm EDT

To the Harvard Chan School community: On Thursday, September 10th, IT will perform regular monthly system maintenance to all servers and network equipment. The maintenance window will last from 7PM to 1AM, Eastern time. The following services will be affected during the dates and times above: – All Virtual Desktop Systems – File and Print … Continue reading “Server and Network Maintenance 9/10/20, 7pm EDT”

2-Step Verification coming to VDI: 8/17/20

What is Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)? VDI is a computing service available to students, staff, and faculty that works by moving the user’s desktop environment from a physical computer to a remote-accessible, central host computer. This means the computer you actually use for tasks such as word processing, email, and internet browsing is not the … Continue reading “2-Step Verification coming to VDI: 8/17/20”

Network maintenance: Building 2, 6/3 – 6/5

IT will continue rebuilding network closets while buildings are nearly empty.   Starting Wednesday, 6/3/20, the networks in Building 2 will be offline on the dates listed below. Building Floor Days Dates 2 2 Wed. – Thu. 6/3 – 6/4 2 1 Thu. – Fri. 6/4 – 6/5 2 Ground Fri. 6/5 This maintenance will … Continue reading “Network maintenance: Building 2, 6/3 – 6/5”

Network maintenance: 6/3/20, 4:00am

Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) has scheduled software upgrades for HSPH network hardware with corresponding reboots. The equipment listed in the table below will be offline for up to 60 min. starting at 4:00am EDT on Wed., 6/3/20. 06/3/20 at 4am Building Floors Landmark, 401 Park St., Boston 3rd Landmark, 401 Park St., Boston 4th … Continue reading “Network maintenance: 6/3/20, 4:00am”

Network maintenance: 708, 716, 718 Huntington Ave., 6/1-6/3

IT will continue rebuilding network closets while buildings are nearly empty.   Starting Monday, 6/1/20, the networks in 708, 716, and 718 Huntington Ave. will be offline through Wednesday, 6/3/20, afternoon. This maintenance will affect remote users who are using VPN to remote control their in-office PCs.   Users who need workarounds should contact Field … Continue reading “Network maintenance: 708, 716, 718 Huntington Ave., 6/1-6/3”

Zoom 5 is here – upgrade today!

April 30th, 2020 A new version of Zoom (Zoom 5.0.4) is now available for upgrade that makes significant security and usability improvements.  Zoom 5 will become required for all Zoom customers as of May 28th. We strongly encourage all of our Zoom users to upgrade today to take advantage of the new features! A more … Continue reading “Zoom 5 is here – upgrade today!”

Network maintenance: Building 2, Floors 3 & 4, 5/26-5/27

Before research starts to ramp up at HSPH, IT will be rebuilding a network closet in Building 2 that feeds the network jacks on Floors 3 & 4.  Network jacks on those floors will be offline starting Tuesday (5/26) morning and extending through Wednesday afternoon (5/27). This maintenance will affect remote users who are using … Continue reading “Network maintenance: Building 2, Floors 3 & 4, 5/26-5/27”