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In Information Systems & Technology (IST) we strive to provide effective information systems, technology and services in support of learning, teaching, research and administrative needs.

On our site you'll find information on the IT services and resources available to students, faculty and staff; IST and campus-wide IT projects and initiatives; and information on our continuous efforts to provide an exceptional IT environment on campus.

  1. Aug. 15, 2017NetApp storage maintenance – August 19

    What is happening? Netapp storage maintenance will be performed to apply a vendor update. This work will impact all clients using a

    file* share.

    When is this happening? Saturday, August 19 between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

    What is the impact? During the maintenance window there will be several 1-5 minute interruptions in service. This work will affect all clients (faculty, staff and students) using a file* share, including:

  2. Aug. 10, 2017WCMS upgrade to v2.5.0 – August 10

    What is happening? All WCMS responsive “FDSU”, single page, conference and publication sites are being upgraded to WCMS 2.5.0. This release does not affect non-responsive or UWaterloo Scholar sites.

    When is this happening?

    Pilot sites will be updated on Thursday, August 10 from 7:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. on Friday, August 11.

    Production sites will be updated during the following windows:

  3. Aug. 10, 2017Microsoft Office 365 authentication services server maintenance (ADFS server) – August 14

    What is happening? A new tenant is being added to the Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) server which may cause authentication issues for users logging into the Office 365 portal.

    When is this happening? Monday, August 14 from 7:00 to 8:00 a.m.

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