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[SCS Security Notice] Exchange Apps Outlook and Acompli Blocked
On Monday, February 23, 2015, SCS Computing will block the Outlook Mobile and CloudMagic email clients from being able to access the SCS Exchange server for security reasons. Details
Critical Windows, Office, and Office for Mac patches
Microsoft has released critical patches for Windows, Office, and Office 2011 for Mac. Details
[Software Update] Updated iPass Client Released
An updated version of the iPass client is available for Windows and Mac OS X. Details
Critical Adobe Flash Player patches
Adobe has recently released patches for Flash Player. These patches fix critical vulnerabilities that are being actively exploited. Details
[SCS Security Notice] ACTION REQUIRED - Critical Linux security vulnerability
A critical, remotely-exploitable vulnerability that affects most Linux hosts was announced on January 27, 2015. Details
[New Service] OS Support Lifecycle Guide
SCS Computing is now publishing a guide defining the lifecycle of our support for different operating systems. Details
New SSH host keys installed for LINUX.GP
New SSH host keys for LINUX.GP have been installed to address reports from some users of trouble connecting to LINUX.GP.CS.CMU.EDU using SSH or SFTP/SCP clients. 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
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[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
[SCS Support Status] Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10
SCS Computing now supports Mac OS X Yosemite but advises caution due to known problems with OpenAFS and and Yosemite. Details
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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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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