Some students will not be able to log in to the University portal, myMcGill, due to a technical problem. The students affected by this problem will see the message "Invalid username or password. Please try again" even when their credentials are correctly entered. This problem is being investigated. Please monitor future announcements for when this issue has been resolved.
Please note that email on the po-box server (@po-box.mcgill.ca) will be unavailable beginning Friday, August 5, 2005 at 18h00 until 18h00 Sunday, August 7, 2005 while maintenance is being done. Incoming messages will be queued and delivered once the system is back up. Note that this work is in preparation for increasing the size of po-box mailboxes.
Important: October 10, 2007 - POP & IMAP Exchange users will need to enable SSL on their email clients
On October 10, 2007, Network and Communications Services (NCS) will implement a security measure so that external POP/IMAP connections will require the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) to be enabled.
North American Daylight Saving Time is being extended, starting three weeks earlier and ending one week later. This change will have an effect on computers, computer applications and mobile devices that rely on date and time calculations, including calendaring and email.
Due to the storm yesterday some McGill buildings are experiencing power, Internet and telephone problems.
Please note that the LISTSERV service will be unavailable on Saturday, October 8, from 2 pm to 4 pm while an upgrade is being done. All submissions to LISTSERV will be queued and processed upon completion of the upgrade.
While still working to resolve known problems with Service Pack 2 on Windows XP machines, ICS maintains its recommendation against installation at this time. Updates on the situation will continue to be posted as more information becomes available. Meanwhile, ICS is recompiling recent problems encountered as a result of SP2 installation.
The Office of the CIO has initiated a campus-wide agreement for MATLAB software.
SYTACom will serve as an intellectual watering hole, drawing together and nourishing researchers working on advanced systems and technologies in communications. The new infrastructure will pool knowledge and build networks.
Professor Bruce Pennycook is appointed as new vice-principal in charge of information systems and technology.