Archive for 2018

Endpoint Protection Deployment

Gustavus Technology Services is excited to announce that as part of the College’s information security initiatives, we have partnered with a new vendor to provide our next generation antivirus solution (NGAV).  Over the past few months, we have evaluated and tested several solutions in order to determine the best fit for Gustavus. We evaluated each […]

WiFi Upgrades in the Library

We know that one of the busiest times of the year for the library is coming up soon and in preparation for that we have completed an upgrade of the library’s WiFi network. Not only did we swap out the older access points for the latest model but we also added seven additional access points […]

Technology Helpline Hours during Thanksgiving Week

The Technology Helpline will be open the following hours during Thanksgiving Week: Tuesday, November 20th: 8am – 11pm (Regular Hours) Wednesday, November 21st: 8am – 4:45pm Thursday, November 22nd: CLOSED Friday, November 23rd: CLOSED Saturday, November 24th: CLOSED Sunday, November 25th: CLOSED Monday, November 26th: 8am – 11pm (Regular Hours)

Duo two-factor and GusMail enrollment

Please see the following links below to learn more about Duo Two Factor Authentication (TFA) enrollment and GusMail migration. To self-enroll, or learn more about DUO two-factor authentication, please visit the following link: https://gustavus.edu/gts/Duo_Two_Factor_Authentication After completing your DUO enrollment, please migrate to GusMail (Gustavus branded GMail).  https://gustavus.edu/gts/Migrating_to_GusMail_(Powered_by_Google) To learn more about GusMail, please visit our […]

Windows 10 update for Gustavus owned computers

Gustavus Technology Services has applied an update that may require action on your part. If you see the following message after logging into your Gustavus-owned Windows computer, please complete the following steps. Click on the message when it prompts Under Accounts, click Fix now Walk through and accept the DUO two-factor authentication prompt If you […]

Macintosh Software (Mojave)

Gustavus Technology Services is currently not recommending Gustavus employees installing macOS Mojave through the Mac App Store (blue icon) on Gustavus provided Mac laptops/desktops.  All updates via the Managed Software Center (black icon) application are recommended. Gustavus Technology Services would like to remind all Gustavus employee Mac users that the only supported methods of upgrading your […]

Windows 10 1803 Update

Gustavus Technology Services will begin deployment of the Microsoft Windows 10 1803 update that was released in April on your Gustavus owned Windows computer on November 9th. This update from Microsoft will happen automatically and includes several feature updates and security patches to enhance the security of the computer. Due to the large size of […]

Gustavus Office 365 login system upgrade

The login system used to authenticate Gustavus users to Microsoft Office 365 will be upgraded on Tuesday, October 9th.  The new system offers several advantages over the previous system including increased reliability.  This upgrade will be noticeable by a change to the layout of the page and the url in the address bar.  Below is […]

Wireless Upgrades to Confer / Vickner Hall

The WiFi network in Confer / Vickner Hall has received a significant upgrade as part of our ongoing project to improve the WiFi network in the academic buildings on campus.  Last year the building had 13 aging WiFi access points.  This summer we replaced those access points with 22 of the latest generation WiFi access […]

Outdoor WiFi added to Johns Family Courtyard

A common request we receive at GTS is to expand the WiFi coverage in the outdoor spaces on campus.  As part of an effort to improve the WiFi all around Gustavus, we have installed a new outdoor WiFi access point on the wall between the Courtyard Cafe and the Johns Family Courtyard.  So this fall […]