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.
Please note that the Aleph integrated library system will be unavailable from Saturday, May 20, at 10 pm to Sunday, May 21, at 7 am, due to maintenance.
A new variant of Beagle, Worm.Bagle.BB-gen, or W32.Beagle.CG@mm, is currently spreading through McGill's email system. It arrives via email, with a blank subject line and a .zip attachment (price.zip or newprice.zip). Do not open attachments.
As of Monday, June 14, the Faculty of Management will partner its information technology (IT) services with Information Systems and Technology Customer Services (ICS). We expect that through this joint effort the Faculty will receive a more effective and cost-efficient level of IT service.
myMcGill Web Portal was unavailable this morning at around 9:00 a.m. and was brought back online at around 9:40 a.m.
As of March 11, 2007, North American Daylight Saving Time is being extended, starting three weeks earlier and ending one week later (November 4, 2007). Users are advised that this will affect timed components (quizzes, assignments, selective release) created prior to March 10, 2007, 8:00 a.m. and scheduled to occur between March 11 and April 1, 2007, by being released or closed one hour later. Timed components scheduled for April 1, 2007, onwards are not affected. Timed components created after March 10, 2007, 8:00 a.m. will also not be affected. Thank you for your understanding.
A short maintenance period is needed for the Internet link with RISQ on Monday morning at 08:00, July 24.
10 pm Sat., December 17, to 10 am Sun., December 18.
Due to a fire in one of Hydro-Québec's substations, communications into and out of Macdonald campus have been affected. Within Macdonald campus, there is full telephone service, and outgoing calls are possible; however, incoming calls are not possible. Internet access is also not possible. NCS is making efforts to resolve Internet connectivity and restore telephone service. Hydro-Québec is working to resolve this problem.
Earlier problems with certain phone extensions caused by a network outage at the Mac campus datacentre (affecting the following systems: Accounting and Operations call centres, Wireless, Meridian Mail and other Network and Telephony systems) was resolved around 11:40 a.m.