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[SCS Support Status] Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10
On October 16, 2014 Apple released Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 as a free download. Although we can't prevent users from installing OS X Yosemite, we do not recommend upgrading SCS Macs to Yosemite at this time. Details
October 2014 Critical Windows, Adobe, and Office for Mac patches
Microsoft has released critical patches for Windows and Office 2011 for Mac. Adobe has also released critical patches for Flash Player and Cold Fusion. Details
[Security Notice] Critical Bash Vulnerabilities
Several separate vulnerabilities were recently announced in the Bash shell for all platforms. See our Details page for more information.
SCS Computing Support for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for Desktops
SCS Computing Facilities announces the addition of Linux support for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for 64 bit desktops. Details
[New Service] Backup Status Dashboard
As part of our ongoing efforts to improve our backup and data protection services, SCS Computing Facilities is pleased to announce the Backup Status Dashboard. Details
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SCS Computing Facilities Announces Support for Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.x, Changes to Printing and more...
SCS Computing Facilities is pleased to announce support for Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.x. In addition, as part of the standard SCS Mac OS baseline installation, we are now offering the JAMF Casper Suite of "Self Service" tools. Details
If you are new to SCS
Our introductory documentation has some information to help you get started, including the slides from the 2014 Introduction to SCS Computing talk.
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User account related links Machine related links
SCS account application (PDF)   Recommended PC configurations
SCS Cluster-only account application (PDF)                           as of October 2014
SCS Email client configuration settings          
SCS Email Address Management Page                   Purchase Request Form
Change your SCS passwords                   SCS network registration
SCS web reports                   PC software installation/upgrade request form
Use your Andrew username and password
to view these reports.
                  Mac software installation/upgrade request form
                    Backup Status Dashboard
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