18:50: e-payment is now available. Server maintenance has been completed.
Please note that the Exchange mail server will be unavailable on Monday, May 22, from 6 am to 8 am, due to maintenance. Incoming messages will be queued and delivered once the system is back up.
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: 220.127.116.11/24. All machines on the McGill network should be sending mail through mailhost.mcgill.ca as their smtp server.
This year's fair will focus on enhancing student learning through innovative technologies. Faculty will be able to share their teaching experiences with different technologies and demonstrate how they use them to enhance teaching and learning. IMS specialists will guide faculty through hands-on tours of the new features of WebCT Vista and other new technologies for teaching. Representatives from McGill's Information Systems and Technology (IST) units will also provide information about their services. Full details on website (below). Please join us and bring your colleagues; a light lunch is included!
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.
Tonight, July 25, Library services running on ALEPH won't be available from 9:15 to 10:00 pm. This is emergency maintenance to fix a problem.
The following McGill buildings are experiencing telephone problems today: Education, McIntyre, Stewart Biology, 3605 Mountain, Rabinovitch, Duggan, Hosmer, Chancellor Day Hall, All Law Building on Peel Street. We will provide more information when it becomes available.
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.
The phone problem that occurred last Friday due to a water-damaged cable is still not resolved. We hope by the end of the day service will be back to normal. 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.
Starting today, users of all McGill systems will notice small modifications on the Reports Menu. Student Information System users will see the greatest changes.