IT Services news
Be aware of fraudulent email messages warning that your email account may be deactivated unless you respond and provide personal information. Please delete these emails and do not click on any links provided.
In our ongoing efforts to provide the McGill community with the most up to date, secure and reliable email service possible, McGill IT Services will be implementing several changes over the coming weeks and months. Read more details and what you should do to prepare.
Be aware of fraudulent email messages warning that you are about to exhaust your usage allowance for Webmail. Please delete these emails and do not click on any links provided.
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.