Blocking Update: New Anti-Spam Service to Roll Out in February
If only blocking
junk email, or spam, were as easy as sending it. The Computing Infrastructure
Technologies Group (CITG) is working to roll out Brightmail, a new
anti-spam service that uses advanced technology to identify spam.
This service will dramatically improve users' ability to manage
junk mail. Labwide testing will begin in late February.
to a New Office? Contact Computer and Communications Support Staff to
Smooth the Move
If you are moving to a new office or building, contacting the computer
and communications Help Desk staff in the Information Technologies and
Services Division before moving day can make the transition go more smoothly.
1-800 and Local Dialup Service Improved
1-800-LBL-DATA and the local dialup service have been upgraded with the
installation of a new server, bringing the dialup services in line with
commercial service providers.
Lab Training Course Provides an Introduction to XML
CompUSA, the vendor
selected by the Lab to provide on-site computer training classes, is now
offering an "XML: An Introduction." XML, or Extensible Markup
Language, was created by the World Wide Web Consortium and has been endorsed
by hardware and software manufactures, as well as research institutions,
as a replacement for HTML.
5.2 Version of Eudora Needs Settings Change to Be Compatible with IMAP
Qualcomm recently released an upgrade to its Eudora email application,
but when a Lab employee upgraded from 5.1 to the new 5.2 version, he was
no longer able to receive email from the Lab's IMAP server. A computer
support technician did a bit of investigative work and came up with the
cause and a solution.
of the Month: Cut-off Date for Computer Support Recharges to Be 20th of
In order to comply
with the new DOE deadlines for financial reporting, the Computing Infrastructure
Support (CIS) Department will now cut off computer support recharges on
the 20th of the month. If the 20th falls on a holiday or weekend, the
cutoff will be at the close of business the prior workday.
CIS provides recharge
support through its Mac/PC and UNIX support groups.