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Password requirements change

Passwords created or changed from now onwards will need to be of higher complexity than was permitted previously.  Details of the requirements can be found at http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/local/sys/access/kerberos/.  Existing passwords will continue to work as normal – you only need to be aware … Continue reading

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Unix groups now also available in AD

All Unix groups are now also maintained as a set of Security Groups in the Active Directory. The membership is controlled from the Unix groups and additions and deletions to maintain the groups in synchronisation are performed hourly during the … Continue reading

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Windows7 RC1 now available locally

You can now download Windows 7 from the local MSDNAA site, www.cl.cam.ac.uk/MSDN, in both 32 and 64 bit versions.  Please remember that since this is a release candidate it will stop working after a set period.  It is only suitable … Continue reading

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Terminal Server changes

We are about to release a new terminal server (ts01.ad.cl.cam.ac.uk) to replace the ones (waterloo & charingcross) that have been in service for the last 6 years.

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