[Notice]: Network Service Suspension due to Building Power Outage associated with Electric Equipment Check

Dear all. According to the announcement(KU network only) from the NANSEI area common administrative office, the power outage associated with the electric equipment check will be carried out in the following period. [Date]: 1st October, 2023 (Sun) 13:30 — 17:30 [Place]: Inamori Center, East building, Common building, and Library. [Influence]: 1. Network connection of all-electric machines will be suspended in all Center’s rooms. 2. All power supplies of all-electric machines will be suspended in all Center’s rooms. The power supply to all electronic equipment will be cut off. Please turn off the power to printers, copiers, file servers, and other types of equipment that are always turned on before the...Read More

Portal site “Southeast Asia Serials Database” is released.

The Center has established a portal site that compiles related activities and results based on the Institute’s organizational database, the “Southeast Asian Periodicals Database”. https://sealib.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/ With the opening of this portal, the third edition of the DB is now available. While focusing on continental Southeast Asian ethnic minorities, the database has incorporated periodical publications, including Internet media. The Center’s Library and Information Processing Office is involved in this database, which is used as a fundamental academic resource and research tool through various projects.  

[Notice]: Temporary Suspension of Connection to some services as the password authentication(Kyoto University Wi-Fi).

Dear all, Due to the maintenance of the authentication system of Kyoto University, the following services with password authentication will be temporarily unavailable. [Date]: August 17, 2023, 11:30 – 13:30 (5 minutes x 2 times) [Influence] KUINS-Air (Kyoto University Wi-Fi) Information Outlets with Web Authentication SSH port forward Details: Organization for Information Environment “Password authentication will be unavailable for maintenance“. August 7, 2023 Information Processing Office

[Notice] Temporary suspension of Kyoto University wireless service due to emergency maintenance

Dear all Due to emergency maintenance at Kyoto University, Kyoto University wireless LAN service will be temporarily unavailable during the following period. Date and time: August 14, 2023 7:00 – 12:00 (service will be suspended for 60 minutes during this period) *Preliminary date: August 15, 2023 7:00 – 12:00 [Influence] KUINS-Air (Kyoto University Wi-Fi) eduroam Details: “[KUINS] [Urgent] Wi-Fi service temporary suspension at Yoshida, Katsura, Uji campus” August 8, 2023 Information Processing Office

(Restored) [Notice] The website of the Center’s some website is temporarily down.

The following was a partial server malfunction. It has now been restored. The time period between the discovery of the failure and its handling is as follows Failure period: August 2, 2023 10:10 – 10:55 — Dear all Currently, the following websites are temporarily unavailable due to a server-side failure. Center’s HP: https://kyoto.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp Kyoto Review of Southeast Asia: https://kyotoreview.org We are currently investigating the problem. We apologize for any inconvenience caused. August 2, 2023 Information Processing Office

Notice of Suspension of Some Websites Including the Center’s Website Due to Server Maintenance

Dear all, Due to maintenance work including security measures on our contracted hosting server, part of the website will be temporarily suspended during the following date and time. [Date and time]: Tuesday, July 18, 2023, 15:00 – 16:00 (the site will be temporarily down for a few minutes during the period) [Maintenance]: Upgrade of PHP version to 8.1 [Affected sites]: The Center’s HP, Kyoto Review for Southeast Asia June 23, 2023 Information Processing Office

Announcement of construction work for additional Wi-Fi access points

Dear all We will be installing additional wireless access points at the following date, time and location. The existing wireless access points and other networks will not be affected during the installation. There may be some noise for a short period of time during the installation of the equipment. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your cooperation in enhancing the wireless access points. Date and Time: Wednesday, February 1, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. (about 2 hours at each location) Place: – 4F, Common Building (from 10:00) – 4F, East building (after the work in the common building is finished) January 18, 2023 Information Processing Office, CSEAS.

Windows 8.1 OS support will end on January 10, 2023! Users should consider renewing their devices!

Dear Windows OS users, Windows 8.1 OS support will end on January 10, 2023 (about one month away). Thereafter, there will be no more support, including support for security vulnerabilities. Reference: Windows 8.1 support will end on January 10, 2023 (Microsoft) From the viewpoint of the information security policy of CSEAS and Kyoto University, it is a guideline not to use OS and software whose support has ended. If you are using a terminal with Windows 8.1, please consider renewing your terminal (Windows 8.1 terminals are old and OS upgrade is not recommended) in this fiscal year or early next fiscal year. December 1, 2022

[Mac Users] Support for the release of the new OS “macOS 13 Ventura”

Dear All The new Mac OS “macOS 13 Ventura” was released on October 25, 2012(JST). v7.2.1600, which is a supported version of the Institute’s security software (ESET), is now available for download (for Institute SPS-ID holders only). It is possible that support for macOS 10.15 Catalina, which is the fourth previous version, has expired. If you are using Catalina or earlier, we recommend upgrading to macOS Big Sur or later. For devices that cannot install Ventura, it may be possible to upgrade to an earlier version, so please give it a try. https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211683 Notes on the Institute’s security software (ESET) for OS upgrades If you are upgrading your OS, please...Read More

[Mac users]: CSEAS Security software “ESET” supports new OS “macOS 13 Ventura”

Dear all, The new Mac OS “macOS 13 Ventura” is scheduled to be released on October 25 in Japan. Our security software (ESET) does not yet support the new OS. There is information that a new version will be released in the near future, but since the details are still unknown, we recommend that you wait and see for a week or two after the new OS is released. The Information Technology Office will also test the new OS after it is released. We will notify you of the results. Regards, Information Processing Office.