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Activity ID: 3498

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(REBOOT REQUIRED) Managed Software Update: Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.4 (Changed: Automatic deployment date)  

Short description

(REBOOT REQUIRED) Managed software is being updated to statewide as part of a phased release. 

Scope

SW staff Windows computers on the UA domain via "Software Center"
SW Staff Macintosh computers enrolled in Casper via "OIT Self Service"

Status 1

Activity 

Start day

Wednesday, 5-7-2014 Time: 08:00 am 

Recovery day

Friday, 5-16-2014 Time: 04:30 pm 

Duration

Software availability will be ongoing, software is available for optional upgrade starting 8:00am on 5/7/14. The upgrade will proceed automatically at 4:30 pm on 5/16/14, which coincides with new Microsoft updates applied via Windows Software Update (WSUS).

Description

Required Software Availability: Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.4. Upgrade is being made available optionally starting Wednesday (5/7/14) and will be automatically installed Friday (5/16/14) if not installed optionally sooner. The system WILL REBOOT after software installation is complete.  Automatic installation is scheduled to coincide with new security and software updates being delivered via Windows Software Update (WSUS).
For more information on Software Center please visit the OIT website: http://www.alaska.edu/oit/services/software-downloads/licensed-software/sccm/
For more information on OIT Self Service please visit the OIT website: http://www.alaska.edu/oit/services/software-downloads/licensed-software/casper/

Please note

This upgrade REQUIRES A RESTART and WILL impact employee workflows.

Authorized by

James Elieff OIT Desktop Support Manager 

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