The University Email Service is migrating its email spam and malware protection service to a new Microsoft service, Microsoft Exchange Online Protection (EOP). It is replacing Forefront Online Protection for Exchange (FOPE). This is a required migration from Microsoft as FOPE is being retired.
BuckeyeMail will be going through a minor upgrade on December 18, requiring users to take a few steps in preparation. If these steps are not taken, users may have problems logging into BuckeyeMail after the upgrade is complete.
To protect users from malicious email messages, the Office of the CIO is implementing an attachment filter service for messages sent to and from the University Email Service.
At last count, the population using Ohio State's email system was larger than the city of Cincinnati. With more than 300,000 users, our system serves a population roughly half the size of Columbus. We started with a system of over 100 domains, and we’re down to fewer than 50.
Protecting the restricted data entrusted to the university and to The Ohio State University Medical Center is a critical part of the mission of IT@OSU. Last month we improved this protection by adding a new layer of security to email through ZixCorp. Email recipients do not need to do anything differently as a result of this change; however, select users may have begun seeing a footer that references Zix at the bottom of some emails as of March 1.
With more than 16,000 of faculty and staff using the University E-mail Service we can’t really call it “new” anymore. But we haven’t stopped working with the university’s IT advisory groups and listening to your feedback to provide an e-mail service that meets the needs of both current and future users.
With that in mind, on Sunday February 17, standard e-mail storage for faculty and staff using the University E-mail Service will include:
The last six months have been a busy time for our University E-mail service. The OCIO e-mail team has collaborated with university IT advisory groups to identify and implement two exciting enhancements to University E-mail based on customer feedback.
The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) is replacing the current CanIT anti-spam service with Forefront Online Protection for Exchange (FOPE).
Updated! The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) is replacing the current CanIT anti-spam service with Forefront Online Protection for Exchange (FOPE).
The Office of the CIO (OCIO) has developed an SMTP relay service as a part of the University E-mail Service that provides improved security, redundancy, and performance. The new service will replace the current relay service (smtp.service.ohio-state.edu) although both services will run concurrently until December 31, 2012 to allow the university community to make the necessary changes.