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Critical update for Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) browser

Microsoft has released a non-scheduled security update for a critical vulnerability in the Internet Explorer (IE) browser.

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Published on : 30 Jul 2009

Webmail has been decommissioned

As of Friday, July 24, McGill Webmail (https://webmail.mcgill.ca) has been decommissioned. To access your email online, use Outlook Web Access (OWA) instead. OWA provides greater functionality, including access to additional features such as Calendar and Tasks. More details on Outlook Web Access login options and features are available in the IT Knowledge Base.

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Published on : 30 Jul 2009

Campus Printing Project - coming to a building near you!

We are pleased to announce that Xerox Canada has been selected to provide a print management solution for McGill University. The first phase of this solution, scheduled for the month of August, involves replacing the current Canon departmental copier fleet with Xerox’s multifunctional devices (MFDS). Detailed information regarding the upcoming installation of these devices will follow.

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Published on : 29 Jul 2009

Scheduled wireless downtime in Residences, Tuesday, July 28

Due to scheduled maintenance, wireless access will be unavailable in Residences beginning on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 at 6:00 am, and lasting approximately 10 minutes.

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Published on : 27 Jul 2009

Scheduled myMcGill portal maintenance, Monday, July 20

Due to scheduled maintenance, the myMcGill portal will be unavailable on Monday, July 20, from 5:30pm to approximately 9:30 pm. In the meantime, alternate links to services are available.

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Published on : 16 Jul 2009

Scheduled Minerva/INB maintenance, July 22-23

Due to scheduled maintenance, Minerva and INB (Banner) will be unavailable on Wednesday, July 22, starting at 10pm. It should be available on Thursday, July 23, as of 1am.

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Published on : 16 Jul 2009

Online payments unavailable on Minerva during system maintenance on Sunday, July 12

Online debit and credit card payments of McGill application fees will not be able to be processed through Minerva for a 20 minute period on Sunday, July 12, between 4:00 to 5:30am. Service will be restored as soon as maintenance is completed. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Published on : 09 Jul 2009

Scheduled wireless downtime in multiple buildings, Thursday, July 9

Due to scheduled maintenance, wireless access will be unavailable in the following buildings beginning on Thursday, July 09, 2009 at 7:00 am, and lasting approximately 10 minutes. Impacted buildings: 1555 Peel(Martlet House), Beatty Hall, Birks, Davis House, Dawson Hall, Genome, Lady Meredith House, Otto Maass Chemistry, Purvis Hall, Wilson Hall.

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Published on : 08 Jul 2009

Problems with myMcGill portal

There is currently a problem with the myMcGill portal. The portal support team is working to resolve the issue. Check back here for further updates. In the meantime, alternative links to services are available.

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Published on : 02 Jul 2009

Pandemic preparations continuing

What is McGill doing about the flu and how it might affect the University? As concern spreads about the potential effect the H1N1 flu pandemic might have on University operations now and in the fall, it is important to outline some of the steps McGill is taking to minimize disruption to people and operations.

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Published on : 19 Jun 2009

McGill phone users may experience errors in incoming/outgoing calls

Telus, McGill's external telephone carrier, is currently experiencing problems with their Central Office. As a result, McGill phone users may experience problems with both incoming and outgoing calls, and error messages such as "Number out of service".

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Published on : 18 Jun 2009

Planned power outages at Burnside Hall: June 18 and June 19

Please note that there will be 2 maintenance periods, during which electricity will be shut down in Burnside Hall: Thursday, June 18, 7 am - 8 am Friday, June 19, from 3 am - 8 am There will be no power in the building, except for emergency lights and emergency elevators. IT systems will be running on backup power; however there is a risk that essential IT services may be interrupted.

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Published on : 17 Jun 2009

Planned power outages at Burnside Hall: June 18 and June 19

Please note that there will be 2 maintenance periods during which electricity will be shut down in Burnside Hall. This maintenance was previously announced for June 9 and 10 but has been rescheduled to: Thursday, June 18 (30-60 minutes) starting at 7:00 am and Friday, June 19 (5 hours) starting at 3:00 am

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Published on : 12 Jun 2009

Flu more widespread

The World Health Organization has announced that H1N1 flu (once referred to as “swine flu”) has become a global pandemic. It is important to understand that this development refers to the wider spread of the illness, not a particular increase in its intensity or severity.

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Published on : 11 Jun 2009

Some limitations on yourspam.mcgill.ca interface Thursday, June 11

There will be some limitations on the yourspam.mcgill.ca interface Thursday June 11, while fixing a problem with the Puremessage antispam system.

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Published on : 11 Jun 2009