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Minerva monthly downtime — September

10 pm Sat., September 24, 2005 to 10 am Sun., September 25, 2005.

Published: 16 Sep 2005

Wireless and WOS service unavailable Friday, September 16 morning

Please note that wireless access and the Work Order System (WOS) will be unavailable on Friday, September 16, 2005 from 07:00 am to 07:30 am, due to a system upgrade. Wireless sessions already in progress should not be affected.

Published: 13 Sep 2005

Virus alert - Beagle variant spreading around campus

A new variant of Beagle, Worm.Bagle.BB-gen, or W32.Beagle.CG@mm, is currently spreading through McGill's email system. It arrives via email, with a blank subject line and a .zip attachment (price.zip or newprice.zip). Do not open attachments.

Published: 13 Sep 2005

Virus alert - do not open suspicious attachments

There is a new virus circulating through McGill's email system. Do not open attachments coming from a bogus @mcgill.ca email address such as webmaster [at] mcgill [dot] ca or from the "Mcgill Support Team" telling you that "Your account has been suspended" or that your "Password has been successfully changed."

Published: 7 Sep 2005

Student records administrators: Concerning access to Class Photos

Two class photos features are now available on Minerva's SR Admin Menu.

Published: 2 Sep 2005

Nakisa downtime extended

The Minerva Nakisa Organization Chart system will be unavailable from Tuesday, August 23 at 5:00 pm until Monday, September 6 at 9:00 am, for an upgrade to provide security enhancements. Nakisa users will receive instructions on using new features via email.

Published: 29 Aug 2005

LISTSERV unavailable August 27 from 2 pm to 10 pm

Please note that the LISTSERV service will be unavailable on Saturday, August 27, 2005 from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm while an upgrade is being done. All submissions to LISTSERV will be queued and processed upon completion of the upgrade.

Published: 24 Aug 2005

Latest virus threat — ZoTob worm

There is a worm spreading around campus called ZoTob. If you notice that your computer is shutting down unexpectedly you might be infected.

Published: 18 Aug 2005

ICS desktop customers

With the introduction of Active Directory (AD), a new feature in the directory structure is being provided, allowing you to segregate in your Home drive (R:) your non-position-related files (e.g., your email pst files).

Published: 11 Aug 2005

CANCELLED: PO-BOX mail server unavailable Saturday, August 13 evening

Please note that the previously announced unavailability of the PO-BOX mail server (@po-box.mcgill.ca) on Saturday, August 13, 2005 has been cancelled.

Published: 10 Aug 2005

Minerva monthly downtime — August

10 pm Sat., August 13, 2005 to 10 am Sun., August 14, 2005.

Published: 10 Aug 2005

Network roaming profile message

If you receive the following message upon logon: "Your roaming profile is not available. The operating system is attempting to log you on with your locally stored profile" — the message being displayed is only informative and has no effect. It is recommended that you click on the OK button and not wait until the countdown completes to bypass this message.

Published: 2 Aug 2005

LISTSERV unavailable August 14 from 10 am to 6 pm

On Sunday, August 14, between 10h00 and 18h00, the LISTSERV service will not be available while LISTSERV is migrated to a more powerful server and upgraded to a later version. All submissions to LISTSERV will be queued and processed upon completion of the migration/upgrade.

Published: 1 Aug 2005

PO-BOX email unavailable Friday, August 5, 2005 evening until Sunday, August 7 evening

Please note that email on the po-box server (@po-box.mcgill.ca) will be unavailable beginning Friday, August 5, 2005 at 18h00 until 18h00 Sunday, August 7, 2005 while maintenance is being done. Incoming messages will be queued and delivered once the system is back up. Note that this work is in preparation for increasing the size of po-box mailboxes.

Published: 27 Jul 2005

Minerva monthly downtime — July

10 pm Sat., July 23, 2005 to 10 am Sun., July 24, 2005.

Published: 18 Jul 2005