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Data and phone service to DARs office on Peel Street cut

Please be advised that a fibre optic cable was damaged due to a fire in a city utility tunnel in downtown Montreal, cutting phone, fax and email communications with our DAR colleagues located on Peel Street. We have been advised that data service will not be restored prior to Thursday morning, and phone service prior to Thursday afternoon (May 5), at the earliest. Emergency calls should be directed to 514-247-6544.

Published: 4 May 2005

New media symposium: From cellphones to cultural diversity

People use communication technology in dramatically different ways, amounts and reasons around the world, according to a recent graduate student conference held at McGill.

Published: 28 Apr 2005

Oyez! Oyez! Come to the Tech Fair!

Instructional Multimedia Services hosts their second annual Teaching and Technology Fair. There's no Ferris wheel, but there will be a slew of pedagogy programs and teaching tools on display.

Published: 28 Apr 2005

Banner/ Minerva update errors are temporary

Some errors may occur when performing certain updates on Banner/Minerva this morning. We are currently working on the solution. Your patience is appreciated.

Published: 25 Apr 2005

Exporting grades from WebCT to Minerva currently unavailable

Due to technical difficulties, instructors are not able to export their grades from WebCT to Minerva at this time. This notice will be removed once the issue has been resolved.

Published: 22 Apr 2005

Minerva monthly downtime - April

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

Published: 18 Apr 2005

Banner/Minerva slower than usual

Due to the opening of Fall registration for returning students, Banner/Minerva is slower than usual. Service should return to normal later this morning.

Published: 31 Mar 2005

VPN subnet restricted on the anti-spam gateway

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: All machines on the McGill network should be sending mail through mailhost.mcgill.ca as their smtp server.

Published: 23 Mar 2005

Update to earlier email delivery problems

Virus infected machines affected our email servers yesterday, causing an overload and delay in email delivery. If you were expecting some important email, and you have not received it yet, please contact the person to have them send it to you again.

Published: 23 Mar 2005

Email delivery problems

The University is currently experiencing a campus-wide email distribution problem. Some users may experience a slowdown of mail delivery. We are working on resolving this problem and will inform you as information becomes available.

Published: 22 Mar 2005

Upgrade to Minerva hardware requires system-wide shutdown on Friday, March 25

Minerva and all related Banner administrative systems, including the Banner data warehouse, will be unavailable from 6:45 am to 1 pm on Friday, March 25.

Published: 21 Mar 2005

Staff email (EXCHANGE) unavailability 19MAR05

Please note that staff email on EXCHANGE will be unavailable on Saturday, March 19, 2005 (tomorrow) from 06h00 to 07h00, due to a maintenance procedure. Incoming mail for EXCHANGE users will be queued and delivered when service is restored.

Published: 18 Mar 2005

ICS Self Service, HEAT and Central Software Distribution Site unavailability 20MAR05

Please note that ICS Self Service, HEAT and the McGill University Central Software Distribution Site (ELMS e-academy) will be unavailable on Sunday, March 20, 2005 from 09h00 to 14h00, due to a system upgrade.

Published: 18 Mar 2005

File and Printer server in Faculty of Management now working

The File and Printer server in the Faculty of Management that was down earlier today is working now. Users who are still having problems printing should log out and back on to the server.

Published: 15 Mar 2005

File and Printer server down in the Faculty of Management

The File and Printer server in the Faculty of Management is currently down. Users cannot access their files on the I: drive and cannot print. We will update you as more information becomes available.

Published: 15 Mar 2005