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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

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

Thursday, September 17, 2020

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

What is happening? Users adding "www" to a University of Waterloo WCMS website URL e.g. "www.uwaterloo.ca/site-name" may receive a "403 Forbidden" or "500 Site unavailable" error message. 

IST is investigating and will share additional communications when available. 

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

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Patch for WCMS production sites - September 18

What is happening? All WCMS production sites are receiving a patch intended to fix the 500 errors that have been intermittently occurring, which had required users to clear their browser cache/cookies or switch browsers to continue to use sites.

 

When is this happening? The patch will be applied between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 18.

 

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