Monthly Archives: February 2018

SE18 due to be cleared by 1 June 2018

The deadline for moving equipment out of SE18 has been set to the 1st June 2018. The removal of the air-conditioning has been arranged to start them. Anyone with any equipment remaining in that room will need to ensure that … Continue reading

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ely reboot in vulnerable period 20th Feb

This reboot is necessary to complete the installation of some security updates.

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rdesktop service replaced

As part of the move to a new Active Directory Domain the old terminal server machines have been replaced with a new service. Users connecting from windows or MacOS should use the Microsoft Desktop client and connect to the host … Continue reading

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Bjarne Stroustrup named recipient of the 2018 IEEE-CS Computer Pioneer Award

Bjarne Stroustrup has been selected to receive the IEEE Computer Society‚Äôs 2018 Computer Pioneer Award. The award is given for significant contributions to early concepts and developments in the electronic computer field, which have clearly advanced the state-of-the-art in computing. … Continue reading

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CL VPN certificate replacement

The SSL certificate used to authenticate the CL-specific instance of the UIS VPN service at vpn.cl.cam.ac.uk is scheduled for routine replacement on Tuesday 13th February at about 08:00. The purpose of this certificate is to give the VPN client the … Continue reading

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