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OIT Firewall Maintenance – 2/26/21

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On Friday, 2/26, OIT will be performing maintenance on all supported Palo Alto firewalls. Updating on the firewalls happens biannually and is necessary to keep our firewalls secure and stable. Maintenance will begin on Friday, the 26th, at 4:30PM. During that time there will be temporary network and internet outages. Check back here for status […]

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Internet Issues at the APC -Resolved

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What is happening Hello everyone. Currently the Internet connection at the Archdiocesan Pastoral Center is degraded and experiencing sluggishness. By all indications, these errors are happening off of our network and upstream at the telco vendor. We are in contact with the Verizon, the telco vendor to get an estimated time to repair. What does […]

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Scheduled Maintenance Friday 11/6 6PM

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UPDATE: The maintenance has been completed. Hello, this weekend between 6pm on Friday and 6pm on Saturday, OIT will be performing maintenance on our “cloud” environment. During that time, services hosted on our cloud environment will be unavailable. Once complete, we will send out another notification. What should I expect ​The following services or servers […]

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Palo Alto Firewall Updates – 8/28/2020

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On Friday, 8/28, OIT will be updating and restarting all supported Palo Alto firewalls. Updating on the firewalls happens twice annually and is necessary to keep our firewalls secure and stable. Updating and reboots will begin on Friday the 28th at 4:30PM. During that time there will be temporary network and internet outages. You can […]

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Restored: Outage – 4/29/2020

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4:30pm – The carrier has repaired the damaged fiber and services have been restored. Update 4:00pm – The carrier confirmed that a fiber optic line had been cut affecting several businesses in the area. The are actively trying to repair the damage. Update 2:27pm – We have been escalated again to the local carrier to […]

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A Notice on Zoom Security

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We have received several requests around video conferencing solutions over the past few weeks. While the official OIT conferencing solution is currently Skype For Business, we have received the most requests about Zoom. Zoom is indeed a very easy to use solution that offers free conferences for up to 40 minutes as well as paid […]

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Tips to Avoid Coronavirus Scams

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Hello, unfortunately during trying times, there tends to be an increase in people trying to leverage fear and uncertainty to scam you. The FTC has several recommendations to help you prevent scams or being phished. Avoid Coronavirus Scams Here are some tips to help you keep the scammers at bay: Don’t click on links from […]

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Line Outage Affecting E-mail and IP Phones

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What is Happening? Update: 4:26pm the provider has restored services. At approximately 2:14pm today the Internet connection at St. Rose of Lime stopped functioning. We have been in contact with the telephony provider and they are working on restoring services. Please check https://archoit.org/system-status/ for any status updates.