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Investigating ongoing server problems affecting staff and students

Ongoing problems with some servers are slowing down access to several applications and services including Exchange email. We are currently investigating and working to find a solution. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Published on : 10 Nov 2008

Problems with several IT systems

We are currently experiencing system problems affecting several IT services. Email and file servers were slow between 3:30pm and 5:15pm today, and the following services are currently unavailable: agora.mcgill.ca, qnomy(ICS) and avanti(printing). We are investigating the situation and appreciate your patience. For updated status reports, please phone the NCS status line at 514-398-8255.

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Published on : 07 Nov 2008

Scheduled maintenance of network jacks in Frank Dawson Adams Building, Saturday Nov 8

Maintenance to the Frank Dawson Adams Building network system will take place Saturday, November 8. The building will have no network connectivity from approximately 6:00 am - 9:00 pm for jacks that terminate in the ground floor Telco Closet. The 2nd and 3rd floor will have no network connectivity from approximately 6:00am - 10:00 am. Affected users have already been alerted.

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Published on : 07 Nov 2008

Grade Submission for 200809 Term opens Tuesday, November 18 at 9:00 am

This is to inform you that Grade Submission and Grade Approval for the 200809 Term opens on Tuesday, 18 November 2008 at 9:00 a.m. As of this date, instructors may submit final grades on Minerva or through myCourses and Faculty Student Affairs Offices may approve final grades on Minerva.

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Published on : 04 Nov 2008

Scheduled maintenance of network jacks in McConnell Engineering Building, Saturday Nov 1

Maintenance to the McConnell Engineering Building network system will take place Saturday, November 1. The building will have no network connectivity from approximately 9:00 am - 9:00 pm for jacks that terminate in the 4th floor Telco Closet. Affected users have already been alerted.

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Published on : 31 Oct 2008

Brief myMcGill downtime Wednesday, October 29

The myMcGill portal will be unavailable Wednesday, October 29, 2008 from 6:30 to 6:45 am approximately, for scheduled system maintenance.

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Published on : 28 Oct 2008

Critical Vulnerability in Windows Server Service

Please be advised Microsoft has released a critical update (id MS08-067)to address an RPC vulnerability in Windows operating systems. Refer to the Information Security Alerts page at http://www.mcgill.ca/infosec/news/ for details.

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Published on : 27 Oct 2008

Scheduled BlackBerry service maintenance

Maintenance on the BlackBerry server will be performed on Thursday, October 23, 2008 starting at 11:30pm and lasting around an hour. Blackberry services will be interrupted during this period.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2008

Brief downtime this evening for McGill web pages and various IT services

Some IT services will be unavailable for approximately 10 minutes each, between 10 pm and 11 pm this evening, due to system maintenance

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Published on : 21 Oct 2008

New mail portlet on myMcGill

A new mail portlet is now available on your myMcGill home page.

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Published on : 20 Oct 2008

myMcGill downtime Monday, October 20

The myMcGill portal will be unavailable Monday, October 20, 2008 from 5:00 am to 7:00 am.

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Published on : 16 Oct 2008

Power transfer in Leacock sector, Wednesday, Oct 22, 3:00 am to 7:00 am

Facilities Management will be conducting a power transfer Wednesday, October 22 from 3:00 am to 7:00 am, which will affect equipment in buildings in the Leacock sector (see full announcement for affected buildings). We anticipate some network disruption and potential problems with some of the classroom technology after power is restored. See full announcement for details.

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Published on : 16 Oct 2008

Scheduled maintenance of network jacks in McConnell Engineering Building, Saturday Oct 11

Maintenance to the McConnell Engineering Building network system will take place Saturday, October 11. The building will have no network connectivity from approximately 9:00 am - 9:00 pm for jacks that terminate in the 3rd floor Telco Closet. Affected users have already been alerted.

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Published on : 10 Oct 2008

myMcGill downtime tomorrow

The myMcGill portal will be unavailable tomorrow Thursday, October 2, 2008, starting at 8:00 am and lasting around 15 minutes.

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Published on : 01 Oct 2008

Campaign McGill website, two other projects win design awards

Content and Collaboration Solutions has won three UCDA awards.

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Published on : 22 Sep 2008