News archive - September 2020

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) License Updates

Given Arts has a significant number of courses that either require or recommend the use of Adobe applications, we had to look for better price points, a term option for those students (all UW students) and to a lesser degree staff and faculty. Just as important, we were informed by Adobe that Shared device licenses were not to be used through an RDP session.

 

Monday, September 21, 2020

New LinkedIn Learning agreement for University of Waterloo

What is happening? LinkedIn Learning (LiL, formerly known as Lynda.com) has been in use on campus since approximately 2014. The University of Waterloo has committed to a new three-year agreement with LiL to continue our full access to the content our campus has come to rely upon and benefit from.

Monday, September 21, 2020

WCMS upgrade to v2.9.0 - September 23 - October 7

What is happening? All WCMS "FDSU", single page, conference and publication sites are being upgraded to WCMS 2.9.0. This release does not affect UWaterloo Scholar sites. Full release notes are available, which are subject to change.

 
When is this happening? 
 
Dev sites will be updated:

Monday, September 21, 2020

Reminder: WatIAM upgrade from version 7.2 to version 8.1 - September 26

What is happening? WatIAM is being upgraded from version 7.2 to version 8.1. 

 

When is this happening? Saturday, September 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Resolved: Issue seeing WCMS websites when using "www" in site URL - Sept 17

Resolved: The issue has been resolved. Users should be able to access WCMS websites again without receiving a "403 Forbidden" or "500 Site unavailable" error message. 

Persisting issues? Please contact the IST Service Desk, helpdesk@uwaterloo.ca

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