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Minerva monthly downtime - September

Sun, 2006-09-17 12:00

10 pm Sat., September 23, to 10 am Sun., September 24.

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New hoax email

Tue, 2006-01-31 12:00

Hoax email warns of cellphone telemarketing: An email circulating on the Net warns that massive telemarketing to cellphones is about to begin, so cellphone users should register with the Do Not Call registry. This message is a hoax: please don't pass it on! There is no Do Not Call registry in Canada: a bill to create one was passed by Parliament in December, but it has not yet been proclaimed.

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VPN subnet restricted on the anti-spam gateway

Wed, 2005-03-23 12:30

Because of multiple virus infected and/or compromised machines connecting on McGill's VPN, and sending viruses and spam through the anti-spam gateway, access to port 25 has been blocked from the following subnet to the mx.mcgill.ca gateway: 132.216.227.0/24. All machines on the McGill network should be sending mail through mailhost.mcgill.ca as their smtp server.

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Problems with student "P" drive

Wed, 2008-02-13 14:00

Access to the student personal drive ("P" drive) is currently unavailable.

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Anti-Spam Quarantine website unavailable on August 16

Wed, 2007-08-15 01:00

Please note that the Anti-Spam Quarantine website (http://yourspam.mcgill.ca) will be unavailable on Thursday, August 16, 2007 (tomorrow), from 06h00 to 06h30, due to maintenance. Email delivery and quarantining are not affected and will continue to function.

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Banner Version 7 information sessions

Fri, 2006-09-29 12:00

All INB (Internet Native Banner) users are encouraged to attend an information session about the new navigation features of version 7.

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STAFF & ELF email unavailable Friday, April 28, overnight

Wed, 2006-04-26 01:00

Please note that the STAFF and ELF mail servers will be unavailable from Friday, April 28, at 11:00 pm to Saturday, April 29, at 11:00 am, due to an upgrade. Incoming messages will be queued and delivered once the systems are back up.

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Random VPN problems

Wed, 2005-06-15 10:00

Some users may experience problems accessing the network once they are logged into VPN. We are currently working on resolving this problem.

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Power outage at Meakins-Christie - network connections down

Thu, 2007-10-04 11:30

Hydro-Québec has turned off power to the Meakins-Christie building (2636 St. Urbain), which is linked to the Montreal Chest Clinic. As a result, all network connections from that building are down. Hydro-Québec estimates that the power should be restored by 12:30 pm today (Oct. 4). However, network connections may not be available immediately. Updated information will be posted as soon as it is available.

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Exchange mailboxes for students increased to 200 MB

Tue, 2007-01-16 12:30

Student mailboxes on the Exchange server have been increased from 100 MB to 200 MB! If you are a student currently using a PO-BOX mailbox you can request that it be migrated to Exchange by submitting an "Email migration request form." Please note that there are plans to decommission the PO-BOX mail server in the near future.

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