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Exchange server currently down

We are currently experiencing problems with the Exchange server. If you use Exchange, you will not be able to send or receive email messages at this time.

Published: 16 Mar 2006

Minerva monthly downtime - March

10 pm Sat., March 18, to 10 am Sun., March 19.

Published: 13 Mar 2006

Temporarily right-click on Login to Minerva links, INB links

If you are using Internet Explorer to access the Minerva login screen, the Course Catalog, or Class Schedule, you may need to temporarily right-click on the key icon and select Open Link from the pop-up menu that appears. To link to INB from Banner for administrative staff (INB), you should also right-click to open the link.

Published: 6 Mar 2006

New page editing functions

McGill Web Publishing Software now has new page layout functions. If you are a site editor or a site manager of McGill web pages, a short online tutorial can demonstrate to you how the system has improved. See "Accessing Page Editing" at the link below.

Published: 3 Mar 2006

EXCHANGE email unavailable Sunday, February 26, afternoon

Please note that EXCHANGE mail server will be unavailable on Sunday, February 26, from 3 pm to 4 pm, due to an upgrade. Incoming messages will be queued and delivered once the system is back up.

Published: 23 Feb 2006

EXCHANGE email unavailable Thursday, February 23, evening

Please note that EXCHANGE mail server will be unavailable on Thursday, February 23 (tonight), from 10:00 pm to 10:30 pm, due to an upgrade. Incoming messages will be queued and delivered once the system is back up.

Published: 23 Feb 2006

LISTSERV unavailable March 1, morning

The LISTSERV service will be unavailable on Wednesday, March 1, from 6:30 am to 7:00 am while an upgrade is being done. All submissions to LISTSERV will be queued and processed upon completion of the upgrade.

Published: 22 Feb 2006

When do babies develop a love of speech?

Is the newborn preference for speech innate, developed in utero or acquired during the early days post-partum? McGill University psychologist Dr Athena Vouloumanos says she's broken the uterine sound barrier and filtered out speech from non-speech and established that newborns' preference for the sound of speech is at least partly innate.

Published: 17 Feb 2006

Network drive problems resolved

Network drives are now operational. Their performance and accessibility will continue to be monitored throughout the day. If you experience any problems, do not hesitate to contact ICS Customer Support. We regret any inconvenience this morning's problems have caused.

Published: 17 Feb 2006

Maintenance planned on the Exchange email server

An upgrade to the anti-virus application known as Scanmail for Exchange will be done Sunday, February 19, between 12h00 and 13h00.

Published: 17 Feb 2006

Network drives problem

We are currently experiencing problems accessing network drives. This problem may cause your Windows machine to freeze intermittently and access to your network drives may be disabled until the problem is fixed. We will update you when we have more information.

Published: 17 Feb 2006

RESCHEDULED: CallPilot service maintenance on Wednesday, February 22, evening

Please note that the previously announced interruption of the CallPilot voice messaging service this evening has been rescheduled to Wednesday, February 22, from 6 pm to 8 pm, due to maintenance. During this period, callers will not be able to leave voice messages for anyone, nor will voice mail users be able to retrieve their messages. Callers will be connected to a special temporary information message that will disappear as soon as the system maintenance is completed. No user messages, greetings or configurations will be affected. All autoattendant systems will be rerouted to a back-up system, and all menu applications will be rerouted to a special message providing emergency access information.

Published: 17 Feb 2006

MAST Web interface unavailable Wednesday, February 15, morning

Please note that the Web interface to the quarantine and options of the McGill Anti-Spam Tier (MAST) at http://yourspam.mcgill.ca will be unavailable on Wednesday, February 15, from 5:00 am to 5:30 am, due to an upgrade. Delivery, tagging and quarantining of email will not be affected and will continue to function as normal.

Published: 13 Feb 2006

Planned campus-wide disruption to operating system

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.

Published: 10 Feb 2006

Webmail problems update

Since the Webmail upgrade on January 29, we have been experiencing problems. Most of the major issues have been resolved. We are currently making small modifications and hope to have all the issues resolved shortly. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Published: 6 Feb 2006