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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - Mar 12

Wed, 2014-03-12 16:00 - 18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, March 12, between 4 pm and 6 pm. The system will be unavailable during this period. 

uApply is the system used by applicants to McGill graduate programs and by admissions staff to process those applications.

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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - Mar 5

Wed, 2014-03-05 16:00 - 18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, March 5, between 4 pm and 6 pm. The system will be unavailable during this period. 

uApply is the system used by applicants to McGill graduate programs and by admissions staff to process those applications.

Source Site: /it

Phishing Scam - "IT SERVICE HELP DESK"

Tue, 2014-02-11 11:42

A phishing attempt is circulating, with the Subject line: "IT SERVICE HELP DESK".  A sample email is shown below.

Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

It is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. McGill never solicits any such information by email. If you have already clicked on the link in this, email and submitted your personal information, you need to change your McGill Password as soon as possible.

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Lync communication server upgrade 10:00pm to 10:30 pm, Tuesday, February 11

Tue, 2014-02-11 22:00 - 22:30

The Lync server application will be upgraded on Tuesday, February 11, between 10:00 pm and 10:30 pm.  During this period there will be a brief 1-2 minute interruption in Lync telephone and communication services (instant messaging, web conferencing).

We apologize for any inconvenience to you.

Source Site: /it

IT Security Alert: Phishing Scam - "Suspicious sign in prevented"

Tue, 2014-02-11 11:42

A phishing attempt is circulating, with the Subject line: "Suspicious sign in prevented", and Sender: "McGill University". A sample email is shown below.

Please delete this email immediately! It does NOT come from a McGill source.

It is a fraudulent attempt to gain access to your personal information. McGill never solicits any such information by email. If you have already clicked on the link in this, email and submitted your personal information, you need to change your McGill Password as soon as possible.

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REZ Wireless maintenance, February 6

Thu, 2014-02-06 05:00 - 05:30

Maintenance will be performed on the REZ wireless network on Thursday, February 6 starting at 5:00 am and ending at 5:30 am.

You may be disconnected from the REZ wireless network for two brief periods of time (the first for approximately 5 minutes, the second for less than a minute) during the maintenance period.

The campus wireless network is not affected by this maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Source Site: /it

Virtual Host server maintenance - Feb 13

Thu, 2014-02-13 07:30 - 08:00

Sites on the Virtual Host server (mackerras.wsg.mcgill.ca) will be unavailable on Thursday, February 13, from 7:30am to 8am due to scheduled system maintenance.

If your site is one of those affected, e.g. you are using the Web Hosting service, you may wish to post an announcement on the site to warn visitors of the downtime.

Source Site: /it

Telephone maintenance - Saturday, February 8, 7am - 11am

Sat, 2014-02-08 07:00 - 11:00

Maintenance will be performed to upgrade components of the telephone system on Saturday, February 8, from 7 to 11:00 am. There is no anticipated disruption to service; however, there is a slight chance that telephones will be unavailable for up to 10 minutes at some point during this maintenance window.

Source Site: /it

uPrint issues

Fri, 2014-01-31 16:04

Issues have been reported with uPrint, the campus-wide printing service. Some users will get a server error when attempting to send or release print jobs. 

IT Services is working to resolve the problem as quickly as possible.

We appreciate your patience.

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Source Site: /it

uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - Feb 26

Wed, 2014-02-26 16:00 - 18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, February 26, between 4 pm and 6 pm. The system will be unavailable during this period. 

uApply is the system used by applicants to McGill graduate programs and by admissions staff to process those applications.

Source Site: /it