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Headlines for the Week of December 22, 2008

A message from the CLC department:

To assure your experience at Chicago-Kent College of Law is a positive one, the Center for Law and Computers is available to assist you with your computer and technical questions and concerns. You can reach a member of our staff by calling (312) 906-5300 (6-5300 house phones)
or sending an email to We are located in suite 540 if you would like to stop by our offices.

Kentlaw Email Forwarding Now Available

The center for Law and Computers is pleased to announce the ability to forward email to external email addresses.  By following the steps in the linked document below, you can send copies of every message your email account receives to another email address of your choosing.

Before you establish forwarding of your Kentlaw email, the following four items should be understood:

The forwarding of Chicago-Kent email to external email accounts and/or access to Chicago-Kent email via a mobile devices are unsupported services provided only as a convenience to users.

All users of Chicago-Kent email accounts are expected to continue routinely checking and reading email via Microsoft Outlook or Chicago-Kentís Webmail service.  Chicago-Kent will not be held responsible for missed information or lost data due to problems associated with external email accounts and/or mobile devices.

Following the procedure described below will send a copy of every single message your Chicago-Kent account receives to the destination address you specify.  If the destination address is associated with a mobile device, it is possible the mobile device could run out of space if your Chicago-Kent account receives a large number of messages or several messages with large attachments.  Chicago-Kent will not he held responsible for lost data or missed information should this occur.

An unlimited bandwidth data plan is highly recommended when using a mobile device to receive copies of Chicago-Kent email or otherwise access your Chicago-Kent email account.  Chicago-Kent will not be held responsible for any charges you may incur from usage of your mobile device.


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CLC Apple Mac Support Information

In response to the concerns of the increasing number of Apple Mac users at the law school, the CLC is pleased to announce support for Mac computers. Follow the link below for a basic guide to assist you with various options available to Mac users.


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CLC Monthly Network Maintenance Schedule

The Center for Law and Computers will conduct regular monthly maintenance windows on the first Tuesday of every month (5a.m. - 7a.m. in the morning) for "Patch and\or Update" management on systems that need to be rebooted.

Remember too that there may be "emergency" times when manufacturers release "critical" update patches that need to be installed immediately. The CLC will make every attempt to send out an announcement in advance when the "critical" updates need to be installed and systems rebooted (however, we cannot always guarantee advance notice since certain patches/updates need to be applied ASAP before a breach is made).

All network services including Internet access, email, web mail, network drives, and network printing will be down during the above scheduled time.

Maintenance will be conducted on the following days:

Tuesday, Jan 13, 2008

Chicago-Kent's Internet Service Provider (Illinois Century Network) backbone maintenance window is on Fridays from 2:00am - 7:00am. During this maintenance window it is possible that the Downtown Campus building may experience intermittent Internet connectivity.

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Latest McAfee DAT file as of 12/22/2008 is sdat5470


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