The cause of the failure of WebCT Vista at approximately 4:30 pm, April 12, has been identified and corrected. Services were restored by 10:50 pm. We do not anticipate that the problem will recur. If it does it can be corrected quickly. The WebCT Vista support team will be monitoring the performance of the system to ensure consistent and reliable service during the exam period. Once again we apologize for the inconvenience this has caused.
The University web portal (myMcGill) will continue to experience short interruptions of service for another couple of days.
An upgrade to the anti-virus application known as Scanmail for Exchange will be done Sunday, February 19, between 12h00 and 13h00.
The File and Printer server in the Faculty of Management is currently down. Users cannot access their files on the I: drive and cannot print. We will update you as more information becomes available.
The File and Printer server in the Faculty of Management that was down earlier today is working now. Users who are still having problems printing should log out and back on to the server.
Network and Communications Services is pleased to announce a new long distance rate plan for McGill employees.
Please note that users of McGill's wireless network may be disconnected at 6 am on Monday, July 16, while network maintenance is performed. You should be able to reconnect within 5 minutes. NCS apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.
WebCT Vista is now available after the weekend update. Please see the WebCT web page for sign-in instructions.
Please note that the CallPilot voice messaging service will be unavailable on Monday, April 17, from 7:00 am to 7:30 am, due to an upgrade.
Please be aware of a new virus, MyTob.CU worm, spreading through email with a subject "Your Email Account is Suspended For Security Reasons" or "Account Alert." Do not open any attachment.