IT News You Can Use - April 17


Did You Know?

  • At the beginning of May, Workday will remove certain access for anyone who has been assigned, but has not completed, the Institutional Data Policy training in BuckeyeLearn. University personnel who access/create/store/use/transmit “Restricted - S4” data or PPI data should check to make sure they have completed the training. Managers may also wish to check the progress of their direct reports. The relevant title is “Institutional Data Policy 2023”. 


Accessibility Tips and Tricks


  • Join Ashley Bricker this Wednesday, April 19th from 10-11AM for the Digital Accessibility Coffee Hour! Be sure to bring your own accessibility questions for the Q & A session! Zoom link for this even can be found on the Digital Accessibility Coffee Hour event page.  


Upcoming Work

Important: The information below applies to Engineering Linux systems managed by ETS.


On Wednesday, April 26th at 10:00 P.M., ETS will start the process that updates all COE Linux systems managed by ETS. 

·         The process will take some time and will run overnight. We do not expect the update process to cause interruptions, but we recommend that you save any open documents before the update process begins.


On Thursday, April 27th at 7:15 A.M., ETS will begin rebooting all COE Linux systems managed by ETS.

·         Please save your work and logoff before the reboot process begins to avoid losing any unsaved work.


Please ensure that any Linux systems you, or a group you manage uses, are powered on before April 26th to ensure they are updated and rebooted.


If you encounter any issues on your Linux system(s) after 9:00 A.M. on Thursday, April 27th, please submit an ETS ticket at  In the ticket description, please note that it's a Linux system, the hostname of the system, and its location (if known), and someone will assist you as soon as they are available.