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myMcGill portal downtime Friday, July 8, from noon to 1:00 pm

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The myMcGill portal will be unavailable for approximately 1 hour on Friday, July 8, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm.

LISTSERV upgrade

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McGill's LISTSERV service will be upgraded on Friday, July 15, 2016 at approximately 9:30 am.

LISTSERV upgrade Friday, July 15

McGill's LISTSERV service will be upgraded on Friday, July 15, 2016 at approximately 9:30 am. There will be a 1-hour interruption in service, during which time communications to McGill LISTSERV lists will not be delivered. If any mail is sent to a Listserv during the upgrade it will be queued and delivered once the new server is up and running.

List managers and administrators will notice a new web interface and several new features, listed below. These will be documented in the IT Knowledge Base over the coming days.

Published: 6Jul2016

Faculty & Staff email move to Office 365

IT Services is in the process of moving all McGill faculty and staff mailboxes and resource accounts from McGill’s central email server to Exchange Online. We're now about half-way through the university and expect to be completed by the end of August.

Please visit the IT Knowledge Base and familiarize yourself with these articles:

Published: 6Jul2016

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

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.  

Check out this week’s featured module: “Social Engineering”. Register through myCourses

Published: 29Jun2016

Documentum Content Management System (Centerstage/ Webtop/ InputAccel) maintenance tonight, June 20, 9-10 pm

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Please note that the Documentum Content Management System, which underlies CenterStage, Webtop and InputAccel applications, will be unavailable tonight Monday, June 20, from 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm for maintenance.

Wireless network maintenance and certificate update

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Please note that there will be an update to McGill's wireless certificate on Thursday morning, June 16 at 5:00 am.

Wired and Wireless Network Switch Maintenance, June 22

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IT Services will be performing maintenance on the network switches in the areas below on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 from 6:00 am to 6:15 am. Users connected via wired or wireless network will lose connectivity.

Wireless certificate update

Please note that there will be an update to McGill's wireless certificate on Thursday morning, June 16 at 5:00 am. After the update, the first time you connect to the wireless network on campus (wpa.mcgill.ca)  and in residences (wpa.rez.mcgill.ca) you will be prompted to accept the new certificate on Windows, Mac and iOS (Android devices will not be prompted). Simply click Connect to continue.  The screenshot shown here is an example from Windows 7; other system prompts may differ.

Published: 14Jun2016

McGill wins two awards for sustainable procurement strategy - IT Asset Management Regulation cited

The Green Electronics Council has honoured McGill as a 3-Star EPEAT Purchaser, while the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) gave McGill, along with Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania, an Outstanding Case Study award for its Sustainable Procurement Strategy.

Published: 2Jun2016

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