IT Services news
During the add/drop/withdraw course period, we anticipate heavy traffic on the myMcGill portal. If the portal experiences problems due to this heavy usage, users will be redirected to a web page with links to all major IT services including Minerva, Email, myCourses, and more.
The 802.11b wireless protocol will be decommissioned on the wireless network in McGill Residences (REZ) at the end of January 2011 and is scheduled to be decommissioned on the McGill campus by mid-2011. If you are suddenly unable to access the McGill wireless network you may need to upgrade your network card.
Due to a problem with the registration system, students who had registration holds that are now ended cannot use the Class Schedule form to register for these courses. Instead, please use the Quick Add or Drop Course Sections form in Minerva until the situation is resolved.
Due to high volume of usage at the beginning of term, the myMcGill portal has been experiencing intermittent problems. To remedy this situation we have established a cap on the number of simultaneous connections permitted. If you try to log in when this cap is exceeded, you will be directed to the following web page: http://www.mcgill.ca/it/it-mcgill/when-mymcgill-unavailable
There is currently a problem with the myMcGill portal. Please see the full announcement for details and status update. While the portal is unavailable, you can access IT Services using their direct links from the following web page: http://www.mcgill.ca/it/it-mcgill/when-mymcgill-unavailable
Due to a large volume of email sent to students via a McGill listserv, there was a delay in the delivery of messages originating from external senders this afternoon, between approximately 2:30 pm and 4:30 pm. The backlog is now cleared and email delivery should be back to normal.
There is currently a problem with Minerva Reports. Technical teams are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience.
There was a problem with Banner, Minerva, and the myMcGill portal this morning. These services were unavailable from around 9:10 am to 9:18 am. They are functioning normally once again.
Starting Tuesday, December 21, several new features will be added to Web Management System (WMS) websites, including: a streamlined administrative interface, advanced layout options available through a drop-down selection, custom path feature to specify a custom path for a page, similar to the Page Title, recursive path generation to reflect the menu hierarchy even when a parent page is moved.
Delivery of some incoming emails from external (non-McGill) sources, sent Friday Dec. 17, between 1 pm and 1:40 pm, may be delayed for up to 24 hours.