News archive - October 2009

Sunday, October 25, 2009

NETWORK ALERT - 2009-10-26 - Load balancer reload October 26th, 2009

Description: Load balancer reload
Date: (YYYY-MM-DD) 2009-10-26
Start time: 10:10:00
End time: 10:15:00
Impact: Jobmine/ADS
Submitted by: sbourque@uwaterloo.ca

Comment: There was a brief outage for Jobmine/LDAP through the load balancer.

The load balancer crashed for an unknown reason and reloaded itself.

No investigation is occurring as the device is scheduled to decommission.

Notice submitted: Monday October 26 10:18:04 EDT 2009

Friday, October 23, 2009

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Friday, October 23, 2009

Connect (Exchange Server) spam handling changes

A large number of spam messages have been redirected from Connect to off-campus email addresses. These messages have been flagged/reported as spam by the external email servers (rightly so). However, this resulted in one of the Connect/Exchange email servers being temporarily blacklisted by SpamCop.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

New Adobe Reader and Flash versions

The first two applications have been deployed to all ADS managed workstations and will get installed at next reboot.

Adobe Reader 9.1.3
Adobe Flash Active X 10.0.32.18 (for IE)
Adobe Flash Plugin NON IE 10.0.32.18

The third item will only get installed on machines that have subscribed to the Information Systems & Technology (IST) Software Delivery service.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

NETWORK ALERT - 2009-10-08 - University of Waterloo wireless network failure

Description: University of Waterloo wireless network failure
Date: (YYYY-MM-DD) 2009-10-08
Start time: 8:45 a.m.
End time: 9:50 a.m.
Impact: campus
Submitted by: nkeane@ist.uwaterloo.ca

Comment: University of Waterloo’s wireless network is down. Cause unknown at present, investigation in progress.
Update: It was a router that failed, all is fixed, we are back to normal.

Notice submitted: Thursday October 8 8:48:15 EDT 2009

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