Email Authentication Upgrade

Dec. 23, 2019 — UM System Information Technology will upgrade the email authentication used systemwide on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. These changes are a step in adding additional security to your University email account. If you experience any issues, the first step is to reboot your computer. If you continue to encounter problems, please contact your local IT Help Desk.…

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Multi-Factor Authentication to Access Student O365 Accounts

Dec. 10, 2019 — Multi-factor authentication (MFA) will be required to access student email and Office 365 applications effective December 18, 2019. MFA protects your data by adding a layer of security, making it difficult for unauthorized users to access your online accounts. To better protect your information and email, we are implementing MFA on all student O365 accounts.…

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Active Directory Consolidation

May 12, 2019 — Beginning May 2019, the University will start migrating faculty, staff, student and certain retiree user accounts to a single user domain for accessing university applications. This will allow a single method of identification for all application users, reduce complexity in information systems, increase security and help enhance collaboration systemwide. For more information on the migration,…

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Tax Season Increases Risk of Identity Theft

Feb. 1, 2019 — With the arrival of tax season, the risk of identity theft increases. During this time of the year, scammers will send phishing messages in an attempt to maneuver you into providing them with your personal data, including W-2, banking and other personal information. You can protect yourself though. Do not respond to any electronic requests…

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Division of IT has a New Self-Service Portal

Jan. 17, 2019 — Division of IT has launched a new self-service portal that replaces myServices and Remedy requests. You can easily find out what services IT offers, submit your requests, search help information, and view the status of your tickets. Check it out at!

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Retiring Long-Distance Authorization Codes

Dec. 18, 2018 — The University will discontinue all use of long-distance authorization codes by Monday, January 7, 2019. All long-distance dialing will be via direct dial, which means dialing 78 prior to a long distance number is no longer required. The MoCode associated with the phone line will serve for billing purposes. For questions, call DoIT Help Desk…

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Cyberinfrastructure Engineer Position at the University of Missouri

Nov. 7, 2018 — The University of Missouri is searching for a Cyberinfrastructure Engineer to fill a new position that will work closely with researchers to help them evaluate their research computation needs and to recommend solutions that allow them to take full advantage of the resources available. Mizzou’s cyberinfrastructure (CI) engineers develop scientific workflows to advance research in all areas, including bioinformatics, machine learning, material science, and computational chemistry. As a cyberinfrastructure engineer, you will work on a broad range of projects across campus with opportunities to specialize in a number of domain areas.

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Lewis Fall 2018 Expansion

Sept. 17, 2018 — We just completed the expansion and regular maintenance of the Lewis cluster by 33 nodes (1320 next generation cores) and now have a total of 6064 cores in the Lewis cluster.  With these nodes comes an increased capacity to run large parallel MPI with the new 100Gbps EDR Infiniband fabric connecting these nodes.  The new…

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Lewis Maintenance Window – September 4, 2018

Aug. 21, 2018 — The nodes are here and ready to be added to the cluster! The electricians are finishing the wiring to handle the additional power that the new nodes require (similar to 12 dryer plugs!). In addition to adding 32 new nodes, we will also be upgrading our cluster storage network cables and moving some equipment around…

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Adobe Application License and Installation Changes

July 9, 2018 — Adobe is changing their licensing technology. This means DoIT will be adjusting the Adobe software installation process on University computers. Starting July 1, the University will move from a serial number installation, where a user could access the installer and download the software, to a "named user" installation. The "named user" install will be done…

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