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Webtop, XMAX, XMetal and Centerstage maintenance Tuesday night, March 11

Tue, 2014-03-11 21:30 - Wed, 2014-03-12 01:30

Please be advised that there will be an upgrade maintenance affecting Webtop, XMAX, XMetal and Centerstage starting at 9:30 pm on Tuesday, March 11 until 1:30 am on Wednesday, March 12.  Webtop and Centerstage will be unavailable for a period within this maintenance window. 

This upgrade will achieve the following:

  • Hardware renewal (in preparation for expanded usage of the Content Management System)
  • Better compatibility with current browsers
  • Improved tracking of concurrent license usage of XMAX<
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Wireless maintenance Tuesday, March 4

Tue, 2014-03-04 05:00 - 07:00

Maintenance will be performed to the campus wireless network on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 starting at 5:00 am lasting approximately 2 hours. You may be disconnected from the wireless network for a brief period of time (approximately 5 to 10 minutes) during the maintenance period.

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

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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - Mar 26

Wed, 2014-03-26 16:00 - 18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, March 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.

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uApply (Graduate Admissions System) maintenance - Mar 19

Wed, 2014-03-19 16:00 - 18:00

The uApply system will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation Wednesday, March 19, 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 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.

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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.

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File Backup system maintenance - Tues., Feb 11 from 10 am to 6 pm

Tue, 2014-02-11 10:00 - 18:00

Maintenance will be done on the file backup system for McGill network storage Tuesday, February 11, 2014 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. During this period, the system will be unavailable for backups and restores.

We apologize for any inconvenience to you.

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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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