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Installation of Anti-Virus Software on Your PC

Recently, incidents such as information leakage caused by malware infection has been occurring.
If you own a PC, you must have anti-virus software installed.
In our university, we distribute a brochure “Safe and Secure Use of the Information Systems”. We also distribute anti-virus software available for your PC. Please refer the pages below.

* Safe and Secure Use of the Information Systems

* Trend Micro Antivirus Software Site License Offer

 

E-Learning Course “INFOSS Information Ethics”

To Students,

The University of Tsukuba has introduced self-instructive e-learning course “INFOSS Information Ethics” as part of information security education. This e-learning course provides students with knowledge and manners related to information and communication technology so that they will not cause a problem or will not be victimized in this information society. Undergraduates will be prompted to take the course in common fundamental subject course “Information Literacy”, and students with other statuses should take it as well voluntarily.

For more information about “INFOSS”, visit the following website:
INFOSS Information Ethics Course’ e-Learning Course

To @u.tsukuba.ac.jp E-Mail Address (Zengaku Computer System) Users Leaving University of Tsukuba

You will no longer be able to use the @u address at the Zengaku Computer System after retirement.
If you continue to be a member of the University after retirement, you can continue to use the @u address by applying for the use of the @u address.
For more information, please refer to the following information.

1.If you do not remain as a member of the university after resignation or retirement

  1. When you are no longer a member of the University, you will not be able to use the @u address (Active! Mail or your email client) and you will not be able to read your email.
    It is possible to forward emails for about half a year after retirement by setting the forwarding process received at the @u address to your personal email addresses before retirement.

    Please refer to the following page for how to set up forward for @u addresses.
    ■Mail forwarding setup for @u

    Please refer to the following page for how to move the emails in your INBOX.
    ■How to move your email data to another location

  2. You can use the Lifelong Email Service (@alumni.tsukuba.ac.jp) provided by the University of Tsukuba.
    This service is a free e-mail address that can be used by people related to the university, such as graduates, current students, former faculty members, and faculty members.
    This mail service can be used even if you are no longer a member, so it can be used as a forwarding address for @u address mail.

    For more information about the University of Tsukuba Lifelong Email Service, please refer to the following page.
    ■Alumni Tsukuba Mail address (in Japanese)
    ※Operated by University of Tsukuba Supporters Community(Office of Development)

2. If you continue to be a member of the university as a professor emeritus or another position after resignation or retirement.

You can continue to use the @u address by applying after the Professor Emeritus Awards Ceremony or after your new employment has started.
However, it will take a couple of days to process the application, and a new password will be issued.
You will be temporarily unable to log in to Active! Mail or read your email from your email client until you receive your new password, We recommend that you set up forwarding to another email address before retiring.
Emails that you have received with the @u address will be retained.
Also, emails sent to the @u address will be received while the application is being processed.

  1. Those who will become Professor Emeritus

    Please submit an application within 30 days after the Professor Emeritus Awards Ceremony. Otherwise, please apply at [2. Those who are Professor Emeritus] below.
    If you wish to continue using the @u address, please apply for the continuous use of the Zengaku Computer System within 30 days after the Awards Ceremony.
    Please obtain the application form for “Professor Emeritus” from the following URL, fill in the necessary information, and bring it or send it by mail or Fax to the ACCC with a copy of your driver's license or other identification.
    If you would like to apply online, please do not attach the file to the email and contact us first at the bottom of this page.

    ■全学計算機システム<継続>利用承認申請書(名誉教授用)(Application form of Zengaku Computer System for Professor Emeritus <Continued>) – PDF 版 –

    ■全学計算機システム<継続>利用承認申請書(名誉教授用)((Application form of Zengaku Computer System for Professor Emeritus <Continued>) – Word 版 –

  2. Those who are Professor Emeritus

    If you wish to use the @u address, please apply for the use of the Zengaku Computer System.
    Please obtain the application form for “Professor Emeritus” from the following URL, fill in the necessary information, and bring it or send it by mail or Fax to the ACCC with a copy of your driver's license or other identification.
    If you would like to apply online, please do not attach the file to the email and contact us first at the bottom of this page.

    ■全学計算機システム利用承認申請書(名誉教授用)(Application form of Zengaku Computer System for Professor Emeritus) – PDF 版 –

    ■全学計算機システム利用承認申請書(名誉教授用)(Application form of Zengaku Computer System for Professor Emeritus) – Word 版 –

  3. Those who will become Lecturer (Non-Full-Time), Specially Appointed Professor, Visiting Associate Professor, and Researcher (Non-Full-Time)

    If you wish to continue using the @u address, please apply for the use of the system to the ACCC as soon as possible after your new employment has started.
    Please obtain the “Application Form” from the following URL and submit it with a copy of your ID issued by the university (such as a notice of employment, Staff ID, etc.). Application forms are also available at the Academic Service Office.
    If you would like to apply online, please do not attach the file to the email and contact us first at the bottom of this page.

    ■学術情報メディアセンター システム利用申請書(Application form of ACCC Computer Account) – PDF 版 –

    ■学術情報メディアセンター システム利用申請書(Application form of ACCC Computer Account) – Excel 版 –

  4. Those other than the above

    For those other than the above, if you have any questions or confirmations regarding the @u address, please contact us at the following address

    < CONTACT >

    Academic Computing & Communications Center Office

All the Terminals will Start up Automatically (3/30)

Date: 2018/03/30 (Fri) Middle of the night – 04/02 (Mon) Early in the morning

For maintenance, all the terminals will start up automatically at 03/30 (Fri), Middle of the night.
The maintenance will be done in the background so you can continue to use it even if you have already logged in.
If you start using a terminal during the above time period, operate as usual from the login standby screen.
You can shut down or restart manually during the above time period, but when finishing using a terminal, please restart or sign-out instead of shutting down and keep the terminal running if possible.

Problem of accessing PDF with Internet Explorer

A problem has been reported:
When accessing a PDF file with Internet Explorer of the Zengaku Computer System, an error message such as “Adobe Acrobat または Reader に問題があります (There is a problem with Adobe Acrobat or Reader)” is displayed and the PDF file cannot be opened.

We are currently investigating causes and measures. Since it seems that PDF files can open with Firefox or Chrome, in this case please use Firefox or Chrome.

Maintenance (3/14, 3/19, 3/20, 3/28)

Due to maintenance, there is a period of time when terminals and printers are unavailable in each satellite.

  • Terminals are unavailable during each of the following hours at each satellite.
  • Printers are unavailable for approximately 45 minutes for each one during each of the following hours at each satellite.

ACCC Satellite: 3/14 (Wed) 9:00 – 12:00
Art and Physical Education Library Satellite: 3/14 (Wed) 10:00 – 12:30
1C Satellite: 3/14 (Wed) 13:00 – 15:00
1D Satellite: 3/14 (Wed) 14:00 – 17:00
Central Library Satellite: 3/14 (Wed) 15:00 – 18:30

Tokyo Satellite: 3/19 (Mon) 10:00 – 12:00
Otsuka Library: 3/19 (Mon) 11:00 – 13:00

Library on Library and Information Science: 3/20 (Tue) 10:00 – 11:30
Kasuga Satellite: 3/20 (Tue) 11:00 – 12:00, 13:00 – 15:30
Medical Satellite 4B212: 3/20 (Tue) 14:00 – 16:30
Medical Satellite 4A402: 3/20 (Tue) 15:00 – 17:00
Medical Library Satellite: 3/20 (Tue) 16:00 – 18:30

Bunsyu Satellite: 3/28 (Wed) 9:00 – 12:00
2A Satellite: 3/28 (Wed) 10:00 – 12:00, 13:00 – 14:00
2D Satellite: 3/28 (Wed) 11:00 – 12:00, 13:00 – 16:00
3K Satellite: 3/28 (Wed) 13:30 – 16:30
3D Satellite: 3/28 (Wed) 14:30 – 17:30
3L Satellite: 3/28 (Wed) 15:00 – 19:00

Data Deletion of Previous Zengaku Compter System

Old data was deleted on April 23,2018.

* This notice is for users who had an account before March 2017 and used to save files to their home directory on the previous Zengaku Computer System. It is not related to those who have an account created in or after FY 2017 or those who only use email of @u.tsukuba.ac.jp or @s.tsukuba.ac.jp.

 

The Zengaku Computer System was renewed in March 2017. Due to this renewal, all user home data in the previous system has been moved to another location. The details can be found on the following page:

Users’ Old Data
https://www.u.tsukuba.ac.jp/en-replacement/#olddata

All the data in this location will be deleted from April 21 to 23, 2018 (while no data will be deleted from mailboxes (Mail Home)).
After the deletion, users will no longer be able to access their old data.
If you need to keep your old data, please make sure that you copy it to another location by the end of March 2018.

Contact
https://www.u.tsukuba.ac.jp/en-contact/

Maintenance (3/25)

2018/03/25 (SUN) 09:00 – 19:00

  1. Web servers, CGI servers, Unix servers
    – Suspended for a few minutes between 10:00 and 15:00.
  2. License management
    – Between 10:30 and 15:00, unavailable for approximately 30 minutes.
    – The License Management Server will be suspended; therefore the applications below cannot be used:

    • AutoCAD
    • Mathematica
    • SPSS
    • MATLAB
    • ArcGIS Desktop

    – Regarding the campus site license, the following applications installed on computers not belonging to the Zengaku Computer System will also be unavailable during this time:
    SPSS, ArcGIS, Mathematica (Comprehensive Program).

  3. Printing, On-demand terminals
    – Between 10:00 and 19:00, unavailable for approximately 30 minutes for each one.
  4. Remote Desktop servers
    – Unavailable between 10:00 and 17:00

Note :
If you are using a remote desktop when the maintenance starts, a pop-up message will appear; please log off from there.
(Please be aware that the system will log you off automatically in 10 minutes.)

Maintenance (2/18)

2018/02/18 (SUN) 09:00 – 18:00

  1. Web servers, CGI servers, Unix servers
    – Suspended for a few minutes between 10:00 and 15:00.
  2. License management
    – Between 10:30 and 15:00, unavailable for approximately 30 minutes.
    – The License Management Server will be suspended; therefore the applications below cannot be used:

    • AutoCAD
    • Mathematica
    • SPSS
    • MATLAB
    • ArcGIS Desktop

    – Regarding the campus site license, the following applications installed on computers not belonging to the Zengaku Computer System will also be unavailable during this time:
    SPSS, ArcGIS, Mathematica (Comprehensive Program).

  3. Printing, On-demand terminals
    – Between 10:00 and 18:00, unavailable for approximately 30 minutes for each one.
  4. Remote Desktop servers
    – Unavailable between 10:00 and 15:00

Note :
If you are using a remote desktop when the maintenance starts, a pop-up message will appear; please log off from there.
(Please be aware that the system will log you off automatically in 10 minutes.)

Maintenance (12/17)

2017/12/17 (SUN) 09:00 – 18:00

  1. Web servers, CGI servers, Unix servers
    – Suspended for a few minutes between 10:00 and 15:00.
  2. License management
    – Between 10:30 and 15:00, unavailable for approximately 30 minutes.
    – The License Management Server will be suspended; therefore the applications below cannot be used:

    • AutoCAD
    • Mathematica
    • SPSS
    • MATLAB
    • ArcGIS Desktop

    – Regarding the campus site license, the following applications installed on computers not belonging to the Zengaku Computer System will also be unavailable during this time:
    SPSS, ArcGIS, Mathematica (Comprehensive Program).

  3. Printing, On-demand terminals
    – Between 10:00 and 18:00, unavailable for approximately 30 minutes for each one.
  4. Remote Desktop servers
    – Unavailable between 10:00 and 15:00

Note :
If you are using a remote desktop when the maintenance starts, a pop-up message will appear; please log off from there.
(Please be aware that the system will log you off automatically in 10 minutes.)

On-Campus Wi-Fi System Maintenance (11/20)

ACCC will be performing maintenance to the On-Campus Wi-Fi System as follows:

Date: Monday, December 20, 2017 11:25 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Summary: Upgrade of the On-Campus Wi-Fi System
Areas or Systems Affected: During this event, the following wireless networks will be suspended:
– On-Campus Wi-Fi System (utwlan-w)
– On-Campus Wi-Fi System via 802.1x authentication (utwlan-x)
– eduroam

Maintenance (11/19)

2017/11/19 (SUN) 09:00 – 18:00

  1. Web servers, CGI servers, Unix servers
    – Suspended for a few minutes between 10:00 and 15:00.
  2. License management
    – Between 10:30 and 15:00, unavailable for approximately 30 minutes.
    – The License Management Server will be suspended; therefore the applications below cannot be used:

    • AutoCAD
    • Mathematica
    • SPSS
    • MATLAB
    • ArcGIS Desktop

    – Regarding the campus site license, the following applications installed on computers not belonging to the Zengaku Computer System will also be unavailable during this time:
    SPSS, ArcGIS, Mathematica (Comprehensive Program).

  3. Printing, On-demand terminals
    – Between 15:00 and 18:00, unavailable for approximately 1 hour.
  4. Remote Desktop servers
    – Unavailable between 10:00 and 15:00

Note :
If you are using a remote desktop when the maintenance starts, a pop-up message will appear; please log off from there.
(Please be aware that the system will log you off automatically in 10 minutes.)

Failure of the (@u) email system (10/29)

During the maintenance work on Sunday, October 29, there was a problem that emails of the @u.tsukuba.ac.jp domain cannot be sent and received during the following period.

2017/10/29 (Sunday) 11:35:54 – 2017/10/29 (Sunday) 12:13:50
* Loss of email has not occurred.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Warning: Do not use outlet in satellite computer rooms

There were smoke emission and ignition accidents of personal devices plugged into electrical outlets in satellite computer rooms. Except for permitted devices such as satellite terminals and projectors, do not use power taps and outlets in computer rooms.

Do not remove connected plugs without permission, because removing them causes to interfere with classes and maintenance works.

Maintenance (10/29)

2017/10/29 (SUN) 09:00 – 18:00

  1. Web servers, CGI servers, Unix servers
    – Suspended for a few minutes between 10:00 and 15:00.
  2. License management
    – Between 10:30 and 15:00, unavailable for approximately 30 minutes.
    – The License Management Server will be suspended; therefore the applications below cannot be used:

    • AutoCAD
    • Mathematica
    • SPSS
    • MATLAB
    • ArcGIS Desktop

    – Regarding the campus site license, the following applications installed on computers not belonging to the Zengaku Computer System will also be unavailable during this time:
    SPSS, ArcGIS, Mathematica (Comprehensive Program).

  3. Printing, On-demand terminals
    – Between 15:00 and 18:00, unavailable for approximately 1 hour.
  4. Remote Desktop servers
    – Unavailable between 10:00 and 15:00

Note :
If you are using a remote desktop when the maintenance starts, a pop-up message will appear; please log off from there.
(Please be aware that the system will log you off automatically in 10 minutes.)