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December 15, 2017: The uPrint service is once again available.
ORIGINAL MESSAGE: December 14, 2017:
The uPrint service will be unavailable due to an upgrade on Thursday, December 14 at 5 pm until Friday, December 15 at approximately 6 am....
Network and Information Security Upgrade: New antivirus solution at McGill
The following announcement was sent to all McGill Staff and Students on December 12, 2017.
To all community members:...
McGill websites are currently not loading for some users when using http://www.mcgill.ca. If you use https:// the pages should load. The web team is aware of the issue and is taking measures to resolve it as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience.
Over the past few months, you may have heard some buzz about the Recruitment to Retirement Program, aka "R2R". This new program will replace the current Banner Human Resources Information System (HRIS) and the Payroll One-Time Payment System (POPS), and will effectively replace much of the functionality employees currently access through Minerva. It's a very wide-reaching program, which will affect every McGill employee when it is deployed....
The telephone issue was resolved at around 1:30 pm.
ORIGINAL MESSAGE: Posted at 9:45 am
There are currently telephone problems in some buildings in the downtown campus.
We thank you for your patience while we investigate the problem.
In order to increase the security of McGill’s network, the smtp email server, smtp.mcgill.ca will be blocked starting on November 30, 2017.
If you have set up an email application using IMAP or POP protocols to access your McGill email, or if you are accessing your McGill email through a web-based email service, such as Gmail, Yahoo, or Hotmail, please ensure the outbound mail server is set to smtp.office365.com to avoid any problems sending email....
The issue was resolved at 9:00 am.
Original message posted November 8, 2017, 8:45 am.
Several access points on campus are down and as a result there is no wired or wireless connectivity in these areas.
IT Services is working to resolve the issue. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Are you a McGill Web Management System Site Administrator, Manager, or Editor?
Don’t forget to join us for the Web Service Group’s special presentation WMS Pro Tips: Sharing experiences and tool knowledge in the WMS. You won’t want to miss the highly-requested segment featuring webforms!...
WPA2 is a protocol that secures all modern protected Wi-Fi networks....
Cyber Security is everyone’s business! As such, McGill’s IT Services is offering a number of activities over the coming weeks as an opportunity to help raise awareness about cyber security and the importance of protecting the confidentiality, integrity and availability of personal data, as well McGill’s information and information assets....
Last year McGill accepted an offer from Microsoft to move our existing Office 365 content from their U.S. data centers to their newly enabled Canadian data centers. Although using Microsoft's cloud-based data centers in the U.S....
IT Services has successfully installed new critical patches for Trend Micro OfficeScan on all campus computers and laptops.
IT Services will be installing two new critical patches on McGill’s Antivirus server, Trend Micro OfficeScan, on all campus computers and laptops. Home computers are not affected.
The upgrade will be staggered and performed at 6:30 pm until 7:00 pm on one of the following days:...
Microsoft has announced it is ending support for Office 2007 as of October 10, 2017. This means there will be no support for technical issues or bug fixes and no security updates for vulnerabilities.
In addition, as of October 31, 2017 Outlook 2007 will be unable to connect to Office 365 mailboxes....
myFuture is once again available.
Original message posted September 25, 2017 at 13:41 pm
myFuture, the online career and internship management system, is currently experiencing login issues on all four sites. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
If you have upgraded your iPhone or iPad to iOS 11 you may encounter issues accessing your McGill email. That's because the Mail app on newly released iOS 11 is currently not compatible with Outlook.com (email on Office 365). If you are still using iOS 9 or iOS 10, you are not affected....