There was a telephone system problem on Saturday, August 18. The system was completely down for a period of about 60 minutes from 12:30 to 13:30.
Minerva and Banner interfaces are once again available and users can immediately begin using Minerva, including the online application form, and Internet Native Banner. The University's information systems underwent a major upgrade to version 7 of our Banner administrative systems. ICS is following news and announcements related to the upgraded systems. Click for more information.
All departmental NetWare servers should be removed from operation. The infrastructure that supports all other NetWare servers and services (IPX, SLP, Zen, NDS, etc.) will start to be dismantled on Thursday, May 4, beginning with the Banner forms server. Everything will be phased out by the end of May. Please send notification to ds [at] lists [dot] mcgill [dot] ca if you have questions.
Please note that the PO-BOX mail server (po-box.mcgill.ca) will be unavailable on Monday, July 11, 2005 from 8:00 am to 8:30 am, due to a maintenance procedure. Incoming mail for PO-BOX users will be queued and delivered when service is restored.
FYI: Improvements to communications infrastructure on campus, including big savings on long-distance calls
A new contract with TELUS is offering McGill some attractive long-term benefits by permitting increased investment in existing campus infrastructure.
Hydro-Québec has turned off power to the Meakins-Christie building (2636 St. Urbain), which is linked to the Montreal Chest Clinic. As a result, all network connections from that building are down. Hydro-Québec estimates that the power should be restored by 12:30 pm today (Oct. 4). However, network connections may not be available immediately. Updated information will be posted as soon as it is available.
Due to technical problems on a central file server (FS1 cluster), users may have experienced problems accessing central files as well as printing today from 13h45 to 15h15. Full service has since been restored and measures are being taken to prevent similar problems from happening again. We apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused.
Please note that the CallPilot voice messaging system will experience some service interruptions on Tuesday, May 30, from 7:30 am to 8:00 am, due to maintenance.
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.
10 pm Sat., September 25, 2004 to 10 am Sun., September 26, 2004