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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

Email migration to Exchange Server 2007

Between Friday October 24 and mid-December, McGill Student email accounts will be migrated from Exchange Server 2003 to Exchange Server 2007. If your mailbox is migrated, you will notice a slight change in the user interface when you access your email, but no loss of functionality. There will be a very brief downtime of approximately 5 to 10 minutes during this upgrade.

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Published on : 23 Oct 2008

Possible slowdown in internet connection for Macdonald residences tonight

Macdonald campus may experience slower internet performance from 12 midnight to 6 am Friday, Oct. 24.

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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

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

Thanksgiving Holiday: Course Schedule Change

The normal Tuesday schedule of course activities is cancelled for December 2, 2008. In its place, all lectures, labs, conferences and other course-related activities that are normally held on Mondays will be held on Tuesday, December 2, 2008 as well. This change in schedule is to make up for activities that are cancelled on Monday, October 13 due to Thanksgiving Day.

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Published on : 02 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

myMcGill portal experiencing problems

There is currently a problem with the myMcGill portal. The portal support team is working to resolve the issue. Check back here for further updates.

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Published on : 22 Sep 2008

Killam Fellowships Program Info Session

ATTENTION MCGILL UNDERGRADS! INTERESTED IN STUDYING IN THE U.S.? Killam Fellowships Program Info Session: Thursday, September 25th, at 1:00 p.m. Room 1041, 688 Sherbrooke Street West

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Published on : 22 Sep 2008

Problems with Information Technology Services (ITS)

Over the last 24 hours we have experienced problems with most of our IT systems, including email and Minerva, among others.

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Published on : 19 Sep 2008

myMcGill portal experiencing problems

There is currently a problem with the myMcGill portal. The portal support team is working to resolve the issue. Check back here for further updates.

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Published on : 19 Sep 2008

Student email functioning properly

Problems reported earlier with student email appear to be resolved.

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Published on : 19 Sep 2008