10 pm Sat., March 18, to 10 am Sun., March 19.
NCS IST Security will OPEN restrictions currently set on the Banner Proxy Server (Windows) on Tuesday, February 22, at 08h30. The change is being performed to resolve an intermittent slow connectivity problem that is being experienced by some NetWare clients who use Banner. Although we do not anticipate any problems as a result of the change, ICS Customer Support has been notified and are prepared to report any abnormalities to NCS.
myMcGill portal is back online. Further messages will follow.
Follow these steps to prevent timing out or slow responses when accessing 10g databases with Crystal Reports.
Please note that VPN access will be unavailable Thursday, April 6, from 6:00 am to 6:15 am, due to an upgrade. VPN sessions already in progress should not be affected. Those experiencing authentication errors should try reconnecting after the scheduled interruption.
Minerva will be unavailable at 5 pm on Friday, May 6, for a period of about 15 minutes. We appreciate your patience.
The earlier problem with email not being blocked by the anti-spam quarantine method has now been resolved. To ensure your messages are blocked, you might have to update your cookies before you access yourspam.mcgill.ca.
Please note that the Anti-Spam Quarantine website (http://yourspam.mcgill.ca) will be unavailable on Thursday, August 16, 2007 (tomorrow), from 06h00 to 06h30, due to maintenance. Email delivery and quarantining are not affected and will continue to function.
McGill's administrative systems, including Minerva, are undergoing an important upgrade. From Friday, November 10, at 5 pm to Monday, November 13, at 9 am, all Banner systems at McGill will be down. This affects all students, applicants and employees who try to access Minerva, including the online application form, as well as administrators trying to access INB (Internet Native Banner).
All departmental NetWare servers should be removed from operation. The infrastructure that supports all other NetWare servers and services (IPX, SLP, Zen, NDS, etc.) will start to be dismantled on Thursday, May 4, beginning with the Banner forms server. Everything will be phased out by the end of May. Please send notification to ds [at] lists [dot] mcgill [dot] ca if you have questions.