Live Task Sequence and Image Change

The image file used in the Live Task Sequence has been updated to include Microsoft Updates up to February 2015. Additionally the Task Sequence been rationalised by incorporating historic updates into the core image.

HOW WILL THE WORKS AFFECT ME?
While this update is being carried out the Live Task Sequence should not be used.

TIMESCALES
The image change will take place on Monday 2rd March 2015 between 8:30am and 9am.

CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION AND HELP?
Please contact the IT Service Desk on it.services@lboro.ac.uk

Live Task Sequence Change

The Live Task Sequence has now been updated to allow remote reimaging of staff computers on the Windows 7 service. For further information on this new facility please refer to the Knowledge Base Article KB0011192. We welcome any feedback on this facility via the Service Desk.

Live Task Sequence Change

The image file used in the Live Task Sequence has been updated to include Microsoft Updates up to January 2015.

HOW WILL THE WORKS AFFECT ME?
After the upgrade, deployments of the Windows 7 Service to Staff Computers will be quicker. While the update is being carried out the Live Task Sequence should not be used.

TIMESCALE?
The image change will take place on Monday 16th February 2015 between 8:30am and 9am.

CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION AND HELP?
Please contact the IT Service Desk on it.services@lboro.ac.uk

Deletion of old Mac Lab OUs – Thursday 19th February 2015

On Thursday 19th February IT Services will be deleting the old Mac lab OUs from the Active Directory, and any computers that remain in them. Specifically, these OUs are:

LUNET\Desktops\Mac\Labs\ac

LUNET\Desktops\Mac\Labs\be

LUNET\Desktops\Mac\Labs\cm

LUNET\Desktops\Mac\Labs\co

LUNET\Desktops\Mac\Labs\ds

LUNET\Desktops\Mac\Labs\ea

LUNET\Desktops\Mac\Labs\it

LUNET\Desktops\Mac\Labs\kt

LUNET\Desktops\Mac\Labs\ls

LUNET\Desktops\Mac\Labs\lusad

LUNET\Desktops\Mac\Labs\mp

LUNET\Desktops\Mac\Labs\tbml-osx

All MBiL service Macs should now be in OUs arranged under the School hierarchy, which is where they will have been placed when imaged with Casper.

HOW WILL THE WORKS AFFECT ME?

Any Macs remaining in these OUs will not be able to login to their Mac OS after the deletion. If any computers in these OUs are still in use, please move them to either LUNET\Desktops\Mac\Labs\<School>\<dept>\<lab> (for lab computers) or LUNET\Desktops\Mac\<two-letter dept code> (for staff computers).

TIMESCALE?

These deletions will take place on Thursday 19th February.

Further information

 Please contact the IT Service Desk on it.services@lboro.ac.uk.