10 pm Sat., September 23, to 10 am Sun., September 24.
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.
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: 18.104.22.168/24. All machines on the McGill network should be sending mail through mailhost.mcgill.ca as their smtp server.
Access to the student personal drive ("P" drive) is currently unavailable.
There was a telephone system problem on Saturday, August 18. The system was completely down for a period of about 60 minutes from 12:30 to 13:30.
Some McGill buildings are still affected by the telephone problem that was first reported on September 18, 2006. Voice mail users experiencing problems can access their mailboxes from other working telephones by dialing local 8227. NCS continues to make repairs and apologizes for the inconvenience caused.
All McGill instructors are invited to the Fair to share their teaching experiences with different technologies and demonstrate how they use them for teaching and learning. Register early using the online registration form (click on "More information"); prizes for early registration will be awarded! If you want to showcase your work and/or demonstrate examples at the Fair, please email Adam Finkelstein by April 28. The Fair takes place at the Faculty Club on Thursday, May 4, from 1 to 4 pm.
Please note that due to maintenance on Call Pilot, voicemail will be unavailable from 18h00 to 20h00 on Monday, June 20, 2005. During this period you will be unable to access your voice mailbox or leave messages. Any pre-existing messages will remain in your voice mailbox.
Power has been restored to the Meakins-Christie building (2636 St. Urbain), after a power shut-down by Hydro-Québec this morning. Network connections in the building should be back to normal.
10:00 am - Banner (INB) and Minerva are now fully operational after a short disruption of service this morning.