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Staff can now create up to 20 Guest Wireless Access accounts at a time

McGill staff members can now create up to 20 Guest accounts at a time by using the self-service Guest Network Account Creation form.

These accounts provide up to 30 days of wireless and/or McGill Network access (if the guest needs access to resources on the McGill network, departmental shares, etc.).

Published: 31Mar2015

uApply (Graduate Admissions System) downtime - April 1

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The uApply system will undergo a scheduled downtime on Wednesday, April 1, between 6:30 am and 8:30 am. The system will be unavailable during this period. 

Pension System Maintenance - Saturday, March 28, 7 am to 7 pm

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The McGill Pensions System will be unavailable on Saturday, March 28, from 7 am to 7 pm due to planned maintenance.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Campus Wireless maintenance Thursday, March 26

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Maintenance will be performed on the campus and REZ wireless networks on Thursday, March 26, 2015 starting at 4:45 am and lasting approximately 3 hours.

myMcGill portal down for maintenance Sunday, March 22 between 10am - noon

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The myMcGill portal will be down for maintenance on Sunday morning, March 22, 2015 between 10:00 am and noon. The maintenance work might take from 10 minutes up to two hours.

Maintenance on Knowledge Base service Saturday, March 28

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On Saturday, March 28, 2015, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, McGill's Knowledge Base services will undergo maintenance to upgrade the underlying software.  Knowledge bases for Information Technology and Financial Service

NEW: OneDrive cloud file storage for Faculty and Staff

OneDrive FREE cloud storage

As of March 30, 2015, all faculty and staff have access to Microsoft OneDrive for Business, providing 1 Terabyte of FREE file space on which to store both non-work related files and some* work-related files. Now you can:

Published: 30Mar2015

McGill’s phishing expedition

Educating computer users on the consequences of phishing is a challenge, especially since cybercriminals develop more sophisticated-looking emails and schemes every day. We’re all incredibly busy and bombarded with emails; even the most tech-savvy among us have fallen into their trap.Last week, IT Services phished all faculty and staff members of the McGill community. Yesterday, March 11, they did it again. Some people ask why is this necessary?

Read the full McGill Reporter article →

Published: 12Mar2015

Web VPN service no longer available to access Library e-resources as of March 16, 2015

As of March 16, 2015, the Web VPN service will only be available to access archived online courses in WebCT (Fall 2010 to Winter 2012).

Current students, faculty and staff can access Library e-resources via wireless network when on campus, and directly from the web browser via EZProxy or via McGill's VPN when off-campus.

Published: 12Mar2015

McGill Password Security Questions (PSS) was decommissioned on February 23

As part of an ongoing effort to streamline services, the McGill Password Security Questions (PSS) tool was decommissioned on Monday, February 23. While this tool was initially launched with the goal of providing additional security questions and password reset functionality to our end-users, it essentially duplicated options that were already available in Minerva and caused user confusion.

Published: 5Mar2015

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