Please note that the Wireless NetConnect dialer for Windows will be unavailable for download until the afternoon of Monday, August 28, due to an upgrade. Until then, new users can connect to the McGill wireless network via a Web-based login. Instructions on how to do this can be found online on the Wireless web page. Existing NetConnect users are unaffected and can still connect to the McGill wireless network via their current NetConnect dialer for Windows.
The server that hosts McGill's departmental shares will undergo maintenance at 5 pm today. This is expected to disrupt access to files until the system is restarted shortly after 5 pm. We ask those who will be working on files located in deptshare folders during this period to frequently save to ensure against losing any work.
10 pm Sat., February 19, 2005 to noon Sun., February 20, 2005.
The Call Pilot (Voice Mail system) maintenance scheduled for Saturday, December 15, has been cancelled. The system should continue to run normally.
From approximately 2:30 p.m. until 3:40 p.m. this afternoon, we experienced file server problems. Access to files on the network, the Internet, email, etc. was affected. Access is slowly getting back to normal.
The phone problem that occurred last Friday due to a water-damaged cable is still not resolved. Some buildings affected include: McLennan Library, Redpath Library, Redpath Museum, Leacock Building, Peterson Hall, Student Services Building, 3434 McTavish, Faculty Club, McGill Bookstore and Bronfman Building. Elevator phones have been automatically dialing the security office. Sporadic users in other buildings may also be affected.
Due to heavy usage for student registration, you may be denied access to Minerva. Service is expected to improve over the course of the day.
Some errors may occur when performing certain updates on Banner/Minerva this morning. We are currently working on the solution. Your patience is appreciated.
As of February 1, all email clients that are configured to use IMAP or POP (Outlook Express, Eudora, Entourage, etc.) to access McGill email must be using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). If you have not yet done so, please configure your email client to support SSL by following the instructions in the IT Knowledge Base article "Configure your email client to access McGill Exchange." Click on "More information" for a direct link to the instructions.
The Data Warehouse will be unavailable from 10 pm, Thursday, August 2, until 10 pm, Sunday, August 5, due to system maintenance. During this period, it will not be possible to generate reports or queries from the Data Warehouse. Nakisa will also be affected by this downtime.