September 2, 2009 12:00 a.m. CDT
Macintosh OS X version 10.6 (nicknamed Snow Leopard), was released on Friday, August 28. This new version is designed to protect your Mac from certain incompatible software that can quit unexpectedly or cause other issues. See http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3258 for a list and more information.
Iowa State IT support staff have also identified other issues and incompatibilities, listed below, that may affect Iowa State users.
-- McAfee VirusScan 8.6 is not compatible with the new OS and is automatically disabled by the installer. McAfee has released a new version of anti-virus software that has been made available to ISU as part of our Enterprise agreement. ITS is testing this new version and expects to post it soon at https://www.sitelicensed.iastate.edu/.
-- Cisco AnyConnect VPN 2.2 client may need to be uninstalled and reinstalled to work correctly.
-- Kerberos authentication works as normal. Using kerberos access for Mail.app requires using the real name for your POP server, as pop.