There will be an electrical shutdown to some rooms in buildings around campus on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 11:00 pm until Friday, August 22 at 6:00 am. This shutdown will affect wired and wireless connectivity. Some rooms will lose connectivity at the start of the shutdown, while others will lose connectivity when the emergency power dies.
Rooms affected: Leacock 150, Arts 103, Dawson Hall 123, Morrice Hall 163, Peterson Hall 165, SSMU 172, Redpath 179 and Redpath 181.
Due to maintenance on the Bcooltv streaming service on Saturday, August 23, 2014, Live-Event Capture and Broadcast AV Streaming will be unavailable from 9am to 2pm. The Lecture Recording Service will be available during this downtime.
A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line: "ICT Service Desk". A sample of the 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.
A trojan is currently circulating in various email systems across the globe. Find a sample of the email below.
The email has a zip attachment and a subject line "New order 399749 from site."
If you receive this email DO NOT open the zip attachment, 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.
uPrint Anywhere will be unavailable on Tuesday August 19, 2014 at 6:00am until 6:45am due to an upgrade of the Mobile Print software on the server. Jobs sent from your mobile device before 6am will not be released.
Please be advised that Hydro Quebec will be performing maintenance starting on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 11:00 pm and ending at midnight. This will affect the power in all of the following buildings on and around downtown campus.
Maintenance that was started last week on the Enterprise Storage Area Network (SAN) will be finalized on Tuesday, August 12 from 9:00pm to 9:45pm.
As a result, some staff home folders (R: drives) and some departmental file shares on the central file servers will be unavailable for approximately 30 to 45 minutes during this maintenance period.
Before the maintenance: Save and close all files on your departmental server before 9 pm Tuesday, Aug. 12.
A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line: "Login Error Detected". Two samples of the email are shown below.
McGill's Software Licensing site will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation on Tuesday, August 12, between 7 - 9am. The system will be unavailable during this period.
The Software Licensing site is part of McGill's campus software program, providing easy access to centrally licensed software used in teaching, research and administration at the University.
File storage maintenance - Tues. Aug. 5, 2014 from 9pm to midnight - interruptions to several services
Maintenance will be done on the Enterprise Storage Area Network (SAN) on Tuesday, August 5 from 9pm to midnight.
The following McGill services will be unavailable for approximately 15 to 30 minutes any time during this maintenance period:
- All Staff and Student home folders (R: & P: drives)
- All departmental file shares on the central file servers
- Evault Archives and Indexing
Before the maintenance: Save and close all files on your departmental server before 9 pm Tuesday, Aug. 5.