Wired & Wireless disruption - Friday August 19 at 6am


Wired and wireless connectivity will be lost in the areas below due to maintenance work done by IT Services on Friday, August 19, 2016 from 6:00 am to 8:00 am./itCategory: IT Scheduled Maintenance

File Backup system maintenance - Thurs., Aug. 18, 8:30am to 4:30pm


Maintenance will be performed on both the NBUSTRATUS & NBUSPARTAN file backup systems on Thursday, August 18, 2016 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. During this period, backups and restores for both...

NBUSPARTAN Backup System downtime Aug. 10 at 4am to 1pm


An upgrade will be done on the NBUSPARTAN Backup System Wednesday, August 10 from 4 am to 1 pm. No backups or restores for the backup system will be permitted during the maintenance window....

Switching all uPrint fax lines to XMedius fall 2016

Published: 8Aug2016

XMedius is a central voice over IP service that allows faculty and staff members to send faxes, both within and outside McGill, with a choice of convenient methods. This service was introduced in...

McGill IT Security Awareness: “Social Networks” – this week’s featured module

Published: 4Aug2016

The SANS Video Library, the latest course offering in the McGill IT Security Awareness Training program, includes a set of short videos and newsletters concerning IT Security.  ...

McGill Software site unavailable Wednesday, August 10 from 7am to 9am


The McGill Software site (www.mcgill.ca/software) will be unavailable due to maintenance on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 for approximately 2 hours starting at 7 am/itCategory: IT Scheduled Maintenance

Phishing email: "Campus Police Bomb Alert for all Mcgill.Ca"

Published: 25Jul2016

There is a fraudulent email circulating with the subject: "Campus Police Bomb Alert for all Mcgill.Ca". It contains links to a malicious site that looks identical to the Outlook Web App login page....

Telephony maintenance tonight affects external calls


Maintenance will be performed on McGill's telephony system on July 21, 2016 starting at 8:00 pm and ending around 10:00 pm./itCategory: IT Scheduled Maintenance

New Forms feature available in Office 365

Published: 19Jul2016

Microsoft has just released a Forms feature, available from the Office 365 portal at https://portal.office.com. It is currently being deployed across all Office 365 accounts, so you may have to...