Author: Brooke Durbin

Outlook Licensing Errors

Posted by on January 5, 2021

The S&T IT Department is aware that some customers are having difficulties using Outlook. The errors appear when starting/opening Outlook and indicate licensing issues. We are collaborating with all UM System IT teams to determine the best solution. An update will be provided when the issue is resolved.

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Microsoft Office Icons & Shortcuts

Posted by on December 13, 2020

The M365 Apps update from Friday night, December 11, may cause your previous Microsoft Office icons and shortcuts to disappear. Because the 2016 version of these software products had security vulnerabilities, it had to be uninstalled. The removal of the older products may have also removed the icons and shortcuts from your computer. Instructions (with […]

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New calling features in Microsoft Teams

Posted by on November 19, 2020

All University employees received an email this evening (11/19) that indicates you now have new calling features in Microsoft Teams. This email is legitimate and is a result of a license upgrade with Microsoft. You do not need to report the email as phishing or be concerned.

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Issues Reported & Resolved

Posted by on November 6, 2020

The local S&T IT Department received reports of issues this morning (Friday, November 6) after an overnight maintenance window created issues with local authentication services. The issues reported were of difficulty using OpenVPN, network file storage, and internal S&T web applications. The impact was local and not widespread across UM System. The issues were addressed […]

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All Systems Restored

Posted by on October 22, 2020

Columbia has issued the “all clear” regarding networking issues that impacted email and several systems earlier this morning. Email delivery was delayed for some messages that were sent\received between 6 AM – 10 AM this morning. You may continue to receive some emails queued during that time over the next couple of hours.

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Email and Shibboleth Systems Being Restored

Posted by on October 22, 2020

All services from Columbia are coming back up and should begin to be accessible. Technicians will continue to monitor service performance. Please note that some systems may come up more slowly than others or that you may need to close and re-open the browser or application to access. Contact the S&T IT Help Desk and […]

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Continued Degraded Services – Email, Zoom, PeopleSoft, Canvas

Posted by on October 22, 2020

Widespread networking issues at Columbia this morning continues to affect email, as well as other systems that utilize Shibboleth login which includes Zoom, PeopleSoft, and Canvas. Other systems may also be impacted. To contact the S&T IT Help Desk with issues, please visit the S&T IT Help Desk and click on the blue Live Chat […]

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Email Outage

Posted by on October 22, 2020

Due to network issues in Columbia early this morning, email service is not available. S&T IT is working closely with contacts in Columbia. We will provide an update when the issue is resolved.

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Windows Critical Updates

Posted by on October 8, 2020

Windows critical updates will take place this weekend between the hours of midnight Friday, October 9, to 6 a.m. Saturday, October 10. Please leave your computer connected to the S&T network and powered on over the weekend. Save and/or close any applications running as your computer will reboot during the update. For questions, please contact the […]

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Phishing email hits S&T

Posted by on September 14, 2020

A phishing email was circulated to Missouri S&T email addresses today (Monday, Sept. 14). The email has a subject line of ‘List released on 14th September 2020’ and appears to be from an S&T student. Do not respond or click the link within. Please delete the email as this phishing attempt has been reported to […]

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