Due to a fire in one of Hydro-Québec's substations, communications into and out of Macdonald campus have been affected. Within Macdonald campus, there is full telephone service, and outgoing calls are possible; however, incoming calls are not possible. Internet access is also not possible. NCS is making efforts to resolve Internet connectivity and restore telephone service. Hydro-Québec is working to resolve this problem.
Earlier problems with certain phone extensions caused by a network outage at the Mac campus datacentre (affecting the following systems: Accounting and Operations call centres, Wireless, Meridian Mail and other Network and Telephony systems) was resolved around 11:40 a.m.
Please note that the problem of last week (Thursday, March 29, 2007) preventing staff from accessing their Exchange email with Outlook Web Access (OWA) through the McGill Portal has been resolved.
If you are a McGill wireless user, then you should note that the following changes to the McGill wireless network will be taking place:
Please note that the Web interface to the quarantine and options of the McGill Anti-Spam Tier (MAST) at http://yourspam.mcgill.ca will be unavailable on Wednesday, February 15, from 5:00 am to 5:30 am, due to an upgrade. Delivery, tagging and quarantining of email will not be affected and will continue to function as normal.
The W32.Mydoom.AX@mm worm is spreading through the McGill email system.
We are currently experiencing issues trying to send emails to the server responsible for emails to some sub-domains. The issue is not on the McGill server but on the other server's end. There is nothing McGill can do except to continue to try to deliver the email for the standard 5-day period, at which time it will bounce if still undeliverable.
Imaging applications will be unavailable this Friday, June 8, from 7:30 am to 9 am approximately, due to system maintenance. This affects those using AX applications directly or through Banner. Users should close all AX applications at end of day Thursday, June 7, and not log onto any AX application (Document Manager, Index Capture, Web Access) during the maintenance period on Friday.
Follow these steps to prevent timing out or slow responses when accessing 10g databases with Crystal Reports.
At 5 pm this evening (Tuesday, March 28), Minerva's Reports Menu will be disabled to upgrade security. When the Reports Menu makes itself available on Wednesday morning, you may notice some new behaviour.