Difference between revisions of "Windows Account Migration March 2018"

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* Your Windows account will now be of the form ''UMIACS\username'' instead of ''PC\username''. '''You must use this username format going forward.''' Services that will require this new format:
 
* Your Windows account will now be of the form ''UMIACS\username'' instead of ''PC\username''. '''You must use this username format going forward.''' Services that will require this new format:
 
** [[Email/Exchange/OWA | OWA]] for [[Exchange]] email users
 
** [[Email/Exchange/OWA | OWA]] for [[Exchange]] email users
** [[Email/Exchange/IPhoneAccess | Phone email setup]] for [[Exchange]] email users (although the page referenced is specifically for iPhones, the principals for Android or Windows phones are similar)
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** [[Email/Exchange/IPhoneAccess | Phone email setup]] for [[Exchange]] email users (although the page referenced is specifically for iPhones, the principles for Android or Windows phones are similar)
 
** [[Remote Desktop]] workstation access
 
** [[Remote Desktop]] workstation access
  
 
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Revision as of 19:36, 28 February 2018

When: Saturday, March 24th 2018 from 8am-12am (midnight on Sunday, March 25th)

Introduction

UMIACS staff will be migrating all UMIACS user Windows accounts to a new domain to prepare for simplified password management. No files or emails will be lost as part of this migration.​

Actions you need to take

  • Log off your Windows workstation (if you have one) prior to 8am on Saturday, March 24th, otherwise you will be forcibly logged out at the time.

Things to keep in mind

  • Your Windows workstation will be unavailable to log into during this time.
  • Exchange/Outlook email access will be interrupted during this time.
  • Your password will not change.

After the migration has completed

  • We will send a follow-up email announcing this.
  • Your Windows account will now be of the form UMIACS\username instead of PC\username. You must use this username format going forward. Services that will require this new format: