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ICC Meeting:



A meeting of the ICC was held on Thursday, November 8th, 2018 in McCarty Hall B, Room 2108. The meeting was chaired and called to order by Jimmy Anuszewski at about 10:04 am.

PRESENT: Twenty-three members participated.

Remote participants: Raichel White, Al Ibanez, David Loyd, David DePatie, Jonathan Chirino, Kevin Hill, Angel Perez, Tom Barnash, DeWayne Hyatt, Wayne Hyde, Lee Thrasher, Joel Parlin, Scott Owens, Andrew Carey, Marvin Newman, Joe Gasper, John Macias, Javier Herrera, Angelo Daniels, Russell Hunter, Charlie Bogatescu, Andrew Carey, Rob Daffron, Marion Douglas, Jorge Hernandez, Al Ibanez, Karen Porter, Lawrence Treadaway.

On-site participants:
Jimmy Anuszewski, Wendy Williams, Francis Ferguson, Dennis Brown, Umar Javed, Marcus DiLorenzo, Horacio Elman.

STREAMING AUDIO: The audio will available here.

Recorded Video: Video will be available here.


Dennis Brown should be commended for their food/drink accomodations.

Report from the chairman

Member news: No new news at this time.

Details about this meeting:

I've deleted a lot of the old anchors that were in the minutes due to lack of updates. I suggest searching the ICC site for information that you may be looking for.

Patching updates... (previous discussion)


October's Microsoft patches are stil listed in the link. Current risk assessments can be found here. (November has not been posted yet.)

There were several Microsoft Office updates to the Apple version, as recently as 10/16/18. Please run AutoUpdater to install those updates.

Also, if you are using OneDrive on your Mac, you may have to manually update to the latest version. (Latest update is October 26th.)


Flash, Acrobat, Reader, Connect, along with several other Adobe products, have updates here. Last updates were in October 9th.


Java updates were in October for Java 8U192, for all major platforms. Release notes can be found here. 


There have been several Apple updates (October 30th), including a new system update, security updates and printer driver updates. This includes High Sierra, Sierra and El Capitan, along with iOS updates.

Keep in mind, Apple just released their newest OS, Mojave, on Sept. 24, 2018. There are a lot of cool new features.


SAS University Edition recently had an update. Please visit this link.


JMP 13 is now available through the UF Software Licensing Division.


Sigmaplot 14 is now available through the UF Software Licensing Division.

Two-Factor Authentication

Two-Factor was expected to have all current and new staff enrolled by July 1st. I haven't seen any updates on the stats.

It does seem that Cisco bought the Duo Security, so time will tell how much changes over the next 6 months to a year.



Videoconferencing and WAN discussion

Videoconferencing topics (previous discussion)

Skype Business for Mac has updates that should install using your Microsoft Autoupdater. (Last update was on 10/1/2018)

Zoom updates are available, either through Software Center or through Zoom directly.



Content Management System (CMS) (previous discussion)

UF has unofficially, officially renewed their T4 contract, despite the fact that no one uses it except for (by mandate) UF Web and,

Updates as available.

Last month's IT@UF Meeting Notes

You can now view the notes from each meeting at this link.

Couple of important things to take note of from the last IT@UF meeting:
1) Please do not take it upon yourself to block any websites from your users through the UF network. Should you have concerns about website access, please email UF IT Security and they will escalate your concerns through the proper channels.

2) For cloud file service, please use Dropbox for sharing files and Onedrive for file storage. We can discuss all the reasons.

ITSA Policy and UF IT Policy

I've found it difficult to find the ITSA Computing Policy and the UF IT Policies, so I will provide the links here and keep them here.

ITSA - http://imm.ifas.ufl.edu

UF IT - http://www.it.ufl.edu/policies/

There will now be an ICC Policy Page that will keep track of policy and guidelines. These are not strict rules meant to dictate what must be done, but instead, a page of policies that are meant to help keep things running smoothly for each department and ITSA. You can find it here.

ITPAC will be meeting on Monday, October 15th. I will keep everyone posted on how the meeting goes, in regards to several policy recommendations dealing with the ICC.

Andrew Carey provided a link to fixing incorrectly named devices. You can find it here.



We are currently working on a new ICC site and integration of Yammer. Stay Tuned! The new site is planning on using Microsoft Teams, pending the outcome of the software policy exception being brought forth to the ITPAC members.

Teams is now closer to fruition more than ever. We'll get an update in just a minute.

ICC Retreat

Is there a specific time during the Spring semester that the ICC would like to have the retreat? Spring break is early March next year.


IFAS IT Updates (previous discussion)

Joe would like to discuss the upcoming PHP upgrade.

PowerShell Learning Group is still going strong. If you would like to catch up on any of the classes that you've missed, please email Andrew Carey


Other Topics

All Quiet...


That's All Folks!

The meeting was adjourned at 11:10. We will be skipping our December meeting, so our next meeting will take place on January 11, 2019!


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