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Out of Office Tool - Authentication Problem
WebISO logins for the SCS Out of Office application are not currently working as expected. When attempting to access the Out of Office application, you may get an error message like "Authorization Required". You can work around this and access the Out of Office application by first loging in to SCS WebISO at https://webiso.cs.cmu.edu. If you have already logged in to your SCS account recently, you should be able to access the Out of Office application directly.
[Service Upgrade] LINUX.GP Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 Scheduled 1/7/2015
On Wednesday, January 7, 2015 SCS Computing Facilities will upgrade the operating system on the general purpose Linux machines (linux.gp.cs.cmu.edu). Details
December 2014 Critical Windows, Adobe, and Office for Mac patches
Microsoft has released critical patches for Windows, Office, and Office 2011 for Mac. Adobe has also released critical patches for Flash Player, Adobe Reader, and Adobe Acrobat. Details
Winter Break Service Hours - SCS Computing Facilities
Please note that SCS Computing Facilities customer services will close for the upcoming winter break at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 and will re-open at 9:00 am on Friday, January 2, 2015. Details
[Service Update] SCS Poster Printing Pickup now in GHC 4203
Please note that to better serve our customers, the pickup location for all SCS poster printing requests will move from Wean Hall to the Gates building. Details
[New Service] Register and Configure Computing Equipment
As part of our efforts to improve our services, SCS Computing Facilities is pleased to announce the release of a new application for configuring, administering and registering equipment used in the SCS environment. Details
[Service Update] Upcoming Improvements to SCS Web Authentication
As part of our ongoing commitment to providing a secure environment for the SCS community, SCS Computing Facilities is currently in the process of deploying WebAuth, an authentication system which will soon replace Pubcookie as the technology behind our WebISO login servers. Details
[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
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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
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)                          
SCS Email client configuration settings          
SCS Email Address Management Page                   Submit Purchase Request
Change your SCS passwords                   Register and Configure Computing Equipment
SCS web reports                   Verify Backup Status
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