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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.