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PO-BOX mail server SHUTTING DOWN DECEMBER 31, 2007

Users of the PO-BOX email server are encouraged to migrate to the Exchange server before the December 31, 2007, deadline.

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Published on : 21 Nov 2007

IMAP and POP email clients need to be enabled for SSL

By the end of January 2008, McGill IST will enforce Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) for all on-campus users who have configured their email clients to use IMAP or POP (Outlook Express, Eudora, Entourage, etc.). In early October, SSL was made mandatory for all external clients and affiliates. This new restriction will apply to ALL INTERNAL EMAIL clients as well. See "Details" for instructions.

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Published on : 19 Nov 2007

Macdonald campus power outage

Many buildings on Macdonald campus are experiencing a power failure. The problem, which occurred around 6:00 a.m., will be fixed later this morning.

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Published on : 09 Nov 2007

Wireless Network offline for 10 minutes, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 6:30 am

The McGill Wireless Network will be unavailable due to maintenance on Tuesday, November 6, starting at 6:30 am. The interruption should last approximately 10 minutes.

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Published on : 05 Nov 2007

EVault maintenance, Oct. 22 & 23 mornings

EVault central email storage services will be temporarily interrupted for maintenance on Monday and Tuesday mornings. These interruptions should last for a period of 2-3 minutes each. See "Details" for exact schedule.

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Published on : 19 Oct 2007

Return to standard time might affect Outlook users

On November 4, 2007, we will switch back to standard time. Microsoft Outlook users should pay extra attention to meetings and appointments scheduled between October 28 and November 4, 2007.

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Published on : 19 Oct 2007

Telephone problems at Macdonald campus

We are experiencing some telephone problems at Macdonald campus. Users are reporting that they can't get a dial tone, or are experiencing long delays in conversations, or that their calls have long rings with no answer from the called party. We will update you when more information is available.

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Published on : 19 Oct 2007

Macdonald campus telephone problem fixed

The telephone problem that occurred this morning at around 8:40 a.m. has now been fixed.

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Published on : 19 Oct 2007

Reggie, Elms problem - 2:00 p.m.

There is currently a problem accessing some applications such as Reggie and Elms. We hope to have this resolved within the hour.

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Published on : 18 Oct 2007

Telephone systems fully restored

The telephone system problems experienced earlier today have been corrected and the phone system was fully restored as of 12:15 this afternoon. Thank you for your patience.

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Published on : 16 Oct 2007

Phone service restored to 90 per cent

Earlier problems with the McGill phone system have been resolved and service has been restored to 90 per cent. Some users may still experience a fast busy tone when attempting to make outbound calls. An update will be posted when more information is available.

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Published on : 16 Oct 2007

Phone system problems - no outside calls

We are currently experiencing problems with the McGill telephone system. No outbound calls are allowed at this time. However, calls coming in from outside McGill are working. An update will be posted here when more information is available.

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Published on : 16 Oct 2007

Voice mail problems resolved

The Call Pilot Voice mail problem that was experienced this morning was fixed around 10:08 a.m.

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Published on : 16 Oct 2007

Voice mail problems - 9:50 a.m.

We are experiencing problems with Call Pilot Voice mail this morning (Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2007). The system will be restarted and should be fully restored later this morning.

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Published on : 16 Oct 2007

Library e-Calendar unavailable due to hardware failure

Due to a server failure, the McGill Library e-Calendar is currently unavailable. A message will be posted here when the service returns to normal.

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Published on : 15 Oct 2007