• Spam filtering improved

    posted Thursday, December 12, 2013

    We made an improvement with spam filtering today which we expect to result in a decrease of unmarked spam messages coming into your Inbox. Please remember to check your Junk Email folder for messages periodically as there is always going to be a potential for falsely marked messages.

  • Issue resolved with Mac clients sending attachments

    posted Wednesday, December 11, 2013

    Microsoft resolved the issue with Mac clients inability to send some attachments.

    The official report:

    Closure Summary: On Tuesday, December 03, 2013 at approximately 3:39 AM UTC, Microsoft received reports of an issue in which some customers using Mac Outlook or Entourage may have been unable to send messages exceeding a size of 6 megabytes. Microsoft engineers deployed an update across the affected environment which remediated impact. The issue was successfully fixed on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 5:00 PM UTC.

  • Oracle Calendar Migration Status

    posted Monday, November 25, 2013
    1. We are now planning that all of our email migrations to Connect will be complete by December 10.
    2. We have scheduled the migration of our Oracle Calendar data to Connect and several local Exchange server environments for the weekend of December 13-15.
    3. We've communicated directly with Oracle Calendar users regarding their individual calendar being migrated (or not).
    4. We've been communicating with the Tier 1 support folks on campus regarding these changes.

    Please contact if you have any questions.

  • Populated the Global Address List

    posted Tuesday, June 11, 2013

    Today we began populating the Global Address List with all of the e-mail addresses of UCSB employees (staff & faculty). It will take up to 24 hours for these to appear in your client. This should greatly improve the functionality of auto-completion of e-mail addresses when composing new e-mails.

  • Draft Service Description posted

    posted Friday, March 8, 2013

    A draft copy of the Connect Service Description has been posted.

  • Faculty & Staff Directory Search App

    posted Thursday, August 30, 2012

    The faculty and staff directory search facility has been updated and moved to UCSB Identity Services. It's now available at


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