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ISD Data Centre shutdown: Friday 28th November - Monday 1st December

UCL Estates will be carrying out remedial work in one of the ISD Data Centres from Friday 28th November to Monday 1st December.  During this time some services will be unavailable, which are listed below. Services will be unavailable from 17:00 on Friday 28th November and will start to be available from 08:00 on Monday 1st December, with all services fully available from 12:00. All other ISD services will continue to be available during the shutdown period, and will be operating at reduced resiliency and reduced capacity.

Published: Nov 24, 2014 12:31:23 PM

Decomissioning Minitab Licence Server - Thursday 20th November 10:30am

On Thursday 20th November ISD we will be decomissioning the Minitab old licence manager (uclusers-lm2) which enables licenses for Minitab. If you find when you open up Minitab and you receive the Minitab multi user licence utility dialog box, please add these details into the licence server field: and click ok.

Published: Nov 17, 2014 12:11:35 PM @UCL

All students and staff now have access to, an online learning video library resource which contains high-quality courses on the latest software tools and skills through high-quality instructional videos taught by recognised industry experts.

Published: Nov 11, 2014 4:28:26 PM

desktop@UCL software usage reporting

UCL has introduced a software asset management system to report on software usage and licence compliance on the desktop@UCL service, and to make sure we are making the best use of software licence budgets at UCL. 

Published: Oct 28, 2014 11:43:30 AM

MySQL Password Reset Reminder

A kind reminder of the plan to bring all MySQL user passwords to be stored more securely, this email is to the existing MySQL users who have their passwords stored in the older format.

Published: Sep 29, 2014 12:19:51 PM