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Students: McGill buys you dinner in exchange for feedback on WebCT Vista!

Do you have a course in WebCT Vista this term? McGill University wants to learn about your experiences so far. The Vista team would like your perspective to help us improve the implementation process. Please share your opinions with us at one of the following focus group sessions.

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Published on : 20 Oct 2005

Minerva monthly downtime - October

10 pm Sat., October 22, 2005 to 10 am Sun., October 23, 2005.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2005

Wireless service unavailable Tuesday, October 4, morning

Please note that wireless access will be unavailable on Tuesday, October 4 (tomorrow), from 5 am to 6:30 am, due to system maintenance. Other than a two-minute interruption during this period, wireless sessions already in progress should not be affected.

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Published on : 03 Oct 2005

RESCHEDULED: LISTSERV unavailable Saturday, October 8, afternoon

Please note that the LISTSERV service will be unavailable on Saturday, October 8, from 2 pm to 4 pm while an upgrade is being done. All submissions to LISTSERV will be queued and processed upon completion of the upgrade.

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Published on : 03 Oct 2005

Class Photos on Minerva currently unavailable

Class Photos on Minerva will not be available for the remainder of the day due to technical difficulties.

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Published on : 28 Sep 2005

Minerva monthly downtime — September

10 pm Sat., September 24, 2005 to 10 am Sun., September 25, 2005.

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Published on : 16 Sep 2005

Wireless and WOS service unavailable Friday, September 16 morning

Please note that wireless access and the Work Order System (WOS) will be unavailable on Friday, September 16, 2005 from 07:00 am to 07:30 am, due to a system upgrade. Wireless sessions already in progress should not be affected.

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Published on : 13 Sep 2005

Virus alert - Beagle variant spreading around campus

A new variant of Beagle, Worm.Bagle.BB-gen, or W32.Beagle.CG@mm, is currently spreading through McGill's email system. It arrives via email, with a blank subject line and a .zip attachment (price.zip or newprice.zip). Do not open attachments.

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Published on : 13 Sep 2005

Virus alert - do not open suspicious attachments

There is a new virus circulating through McGill's email system. Do not open attachments coming from a bogus @mcgill.ca email address such as webmaster@mcgill.ca or from the "Mcgill Support Team" telling you that "Your account has been suspended" or that your "Password has been successfully changed."

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Published on : 07 Sep 2005

Student records administrators: Concerning access to Class Photos

Two class photos features are now available on Minerva's SR Admin Menu.

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Published on : 02 Sep 2005

Nakisa downtime extended

The Minerva Nakisa Organization Chart system will be unavailable from Tuesday, August 23 at 5:00 pm until Monday, September 6 at 9:00 am, for an upgrade to provide security enhancements. Nakisa users will receive instructions on using new features via email.

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Published on : 29 Aug 2005

LISTSERV unavailable August 27 from 2 pm to 10 pm

Please note that the LISTSERV service will be unavailable on Saturday, August 27, 2005 from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm while an upgrade is being done. All submissions to LISTSERV will be queued and processed upon completion of the upgrade.

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Published on : 24 Aug 2005

Latest virus threat — ZoTob worm

There is a worm spreading around campus called ZoTob. If you notice that your computer is shutting down unexpectedly you might be infected.

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Published on : 18 Aug 2005

ICS desktop customers

With the introduction of Active Directory (AD), a new feature in the directory structure is being provided, allowing you to segregate in your Home drive (R:) your non-position-related files (e.g., your email pst files).

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Published on : 11 Aug 2005

CANCELLED: PO-BOX mail server unavailable Saturday, August 13 evening

Please note that the previously announced unavailability of the PO-BOX mail server (@po-box.mcgill.ca) on Saturday, August 13, 2005 has been cancelled.

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Published on : 10 Aug 2005