[Faccus] Support for Windows XP ends on April 8, 2014
pllafranier at uwaterloo.ca
Wed Jan 22 16:35:17 EST 2014
Subject: Support for Windows XP ends on April 8, 2014
What is happening? Microsoft support for Windows XP is ending
When is this happening? April 8, 2014 but requires action from you now
What do I need to do? Make arrangements to upgrade or decommission all Windows XP workstations in your area (see Details section below).
Please advise your Windows XP clients: After April 8th, Windows XP computers involved in security incidents will be removed from the campus network by Information Security Operations and will remain off the network until the disk is reformatted and a vendor-supported OS is installed.
Questions/concerns? Please contact the IST Service Desk, helpdesk at uwaterloo.ca<mailto:helpdesk at uwaterloo.ca> or ext. 84357.
Number of Windows XP workstations in Nexus:
* 459 WXP workstations have been found and used within Nexus within the last 90 days. A breakdown by area is currently available to WNAG members (only) at: https://ist.uwaterloo.ca/css/ISTonly/Report-WinXP.html (If you would like access, please contact mtimm at uwaterloo.ca<mailto:mtimm at uwaterloo.ca>.)
* 1246 total, including pre-staged and currently active and inactive PCs in Nexus. Please clean up and delete these entries in your areas.
* Breakdown by area:
Sept 12th Nov 12th Dec 16th Jan 14th, 2014
Academic Support 224 202 186 184
AHS 99 95 89 87
Arts 51 30 28 25
CS 33 31 30 30
Eng 773 634 584 577
Math 4 4 4 4
Env 142 122 89 89
Sci 226 184 184 182
* If you wish, you can see a further breakdown by OU of what workstations are no longer registered in DNS by going to: https://magnolia.nexus.uwaterloo.ca/Windows/Nexus/Tools/PingWRKSTinOU.asp
(Please be patient with this link - this page is built dynamically every time it is launched, and once running, can take almost a minute to time out for every non-existent or turned off PC it finds pre-staged in Nexus.)
* In addition, 59 active wireless (non-student) Windows XP clients were found and can be viewed at: http://windows.uwaterloo.ca/Nexus/Wireless_Windows_XP_Workstations_Jan2014.htm
Recipients of this message - wnag, admin-support, ctsc, iwag, faccus, isthd, ist-staff
University of Waterloo
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