myCourses monthly downtime for October 2016


myCourses will be unavailable on Sunday, October 9, from 1 am to 7 am during scheduled monthly maintenance./itCategory: IT Scheduled Maintenance

Phishing scam: From: McGill University <res.life@mcgill.ca>

Published: 22Aug2016

There is a phishing email circulating from McGill University telling users that their McGill Webmail account will expire today.

Phishing scam: "Subject: (SCL > 3): New Notification Regarding Your Payroll

Published: 22Aug2016

There is a phishing email circulating from McGill University saying "You Have 1 New Message Regarding Your New Payroll". An example of the phishing email is below.

Phishing scam: "Subject: (SCL > 3): ALERT!!!"

Published: 4Aug2016

There is a phishing email circulating from the ICT Service Desk asking users to click on a link to update their webmail.mcgill.ca Web Appls 2016.

Wired & Wireless disruption - Friday August 19 at 6am


Wired and wireless connectivity will be lost in the areas below due to maintenance work done by IT Services on Friday, August 19, 2016 from 6:00 am to 8:00 am./itCategory: IT Scheduled Maintenance

File Backup system maintenance - Thurs., Aug. 18, 8:30am to 4:30pm


Maintenance will be performed on both the NBUSTRATUS & NBUSPARTAN file backup systems on Thursday, August 18, 2016 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. During this period, backups and restores for both...

NBUSPARTAN Backup System downtime Aug. 10 at 4am to 1pm


An upgrade will be done on the NBUSPARTAN Backup System Wednesday, August 10 from 4 am to 1 pm. No backups or restores for the backup system will be permitted during the maintenance window....

Switching all uPrint fax lines to XMedius fall 2016

Published: 8Aug2016

XMedius is a central voice over IP service that allows faculty and staff members to send faxes, both within and outside McGill, with a choice of convenient methods. This service was introduced in...

McGill IT Security Awareness: “Social Networks” – this week’s featured module

Published: 4Aug2016

The SANS Video Library, the latest course offering in the McGill IT Security Awareness Training program, includes a set of short videos and newsletters concerning IT Security.  ...

McGill Software site unavailable Wednesday, August 10 from 7am to 9am


The McGill Software site (www.mcgill.ca/software) will be unavailable due to maintenance on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 for approximately 2 hours starting at 7 am/itCategory: IT Scheduled Maintenance