With Duke now featuring four locations for virtual reality, the Duke community can enter worlds never before imaginable. From 2018 Duke Engineer magazine.
ePrint Upgrade July 2
June 1, 2018
The ePrint (Pharos software) service will be upgraded on July 2, 2018. There will be an outage for most of the day including ePrint release stations and ePrint mobile.
After the upgrade:
Phishing attack "Review and approve your timecard"
April 30, 2018
The Duke IT Security Office has received multiple reports of the following widespread phishing attack. There are some variations of this message that use different subjects such as "Gentle Reminder: Review and Approve Your Timecard."
Duke Chronicle: MFA saves students from hacks
April 27, 2018
Students looking to access Duke’s online services and portals are now required to input a second form of verification—such as a code sent to a mobile phone or tablet—in addition to their NetID and password.
Graduating? IT tips for leaving Duke
April 26, 2018
Graduating this May? Congratulations class of 2018! What happens to your NetID and everything that goes along with it? Get tips about what happens to your Duke accounts, email, software, storage, and more in our Leaving Duke section.
Sakai Upgrade May 12
April 24, 2018
On Saturday May 12, 2018, Sakai will be unavailable between midnight and 6:00 am EDT while the Duke Sakai Team performs an upgrade.
All existing sites and their content will be retained.
Microsoft OWA Mobile App Retiring May 15
April 24, 2018
On May 15, Microsoft will retire the OWA Mobile app.
The OWA app will stop working on your phone or tablet on May 15. If you depend on your phone or tablet for access to Duke email and calendar, please make other arrangements before May 15.
DukeFlyer 2.0 launched
April 20, 2018
On April 17, OIT launched DukeFlyer 2.0 as a way to submit and manage digital signage content at Duke University. A notice was recently sent to DukeFlyer users about changes and new features of the system. Learn about DukeFlyer 2.0 at https://flyer.duke.edu.
Changes to anti-virus software at Duke
April 10, 2018
Duke’s license for Symantec Endpoint Protection software is coming to an end and the software must now be removed. Please work with your local IT support or uninstall the software yourself.
It's a Virtual World
March 21, 2018
You are probably not aware of it, but you are using virtual machines – also known as VMs – every day. Virtual machines emulate a standardized computer, making it easier to move compute jobs between the whirring metal boxes in large computer server rooms and the cloud.