News for Current students

Monday, October 26, 2020

Change to Connect Outbound Email Route - November 2

What is happening? The route for outbound CONNECT/O365 email will be changing from Proofpoint to go through Cisco Email Security servers.

 

When is this happening? The work will take place on Monday, November 2 at 8:00 a.m.

 

What is the impact to CONNECT/O365 email users? Users should not see any impact or delay to outbound email. The only change at this point will be the IP address that the email appears to be coming from.

  

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Action may be required: Revised VPN requirements for IST managed machines at home

What is happening? In preparation for the SCCM server upgrade and Windows 10 2004 deployments we are asking clients that are using IST managed Windows machines at home for working remotely to:

  • Connect to the VPN for 3+hours per day (for days that you are working) until December 23, 2020
  • Restart your computer at least once a week


Why is this happening?

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Emails not being marked as read

What is happening? Users may notice that emails read on a mobile device are not being marked as read on Outlook desktop. Microsoft is aware and investigating the issue. 

Questions or concerns?  Please contact the IST Service Desk, helpdesk@uwaterloo.ca or ext. 44357

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? 
 
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