News archive - November 2009

Monday, November 30, 2009

Network issues in East Campus Hall this morning

There was a power outage in East Campus Hall (ECH) over the weekend, computers can not connect this morning. Network Services is aware of the problem and are working to resolve it.

Friday, November 27, 2009

Strobe and info downtime: Thursday December 3 from 6 a.m. - 7 a.m.

Please note the info server and strobe server will be unavailable Thursday, December 3 from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. This downtime will affect many academic-support department websites, corporate applications, and the main University of Waterloo home page.

Start: Thursday December 03, 2009 06:00 EST
End: Thursday December 03, 2009 07:00 EST

Friday, November 27, 2009

Show all notices WatIAM port redirects

Port redirects from 8181 are now in place for WatIAM. References to port 8181 will continue to be in place for a few months (i.e., existing URLs with references to port 8181 will work). In the meantime, please update any web pages that specify the following URLs as follows:

The administrative interface at
https://watiam.uwaterloo.ca:8181/idm/
is changed to:
https://watiam.uwaterloo.ca/idm/

Monday, November 23, 2009

Beware of phishing Email “Subject: Dear Account User”

As usual, never reply to these emails. Delete them.

An example of this latest one:

From: “Uwaterloo Mail Administrator”
Date: November 20, 2009 4:04:15 PM EST (CA)
Subject: Dear Account User
Reply-To: accountunit@live.com

Dear Email Account user,

Friday, November 20, 2009

NETWORK ALERT - 2009-11-23 - Machine room switch reload

Description: Machine room switch reload
Date: (YYYY-MM-DD) 2009-11-23
Start time: 07:00:00
End time: :07:30:00
Impact: Server Room AI row
Submitted by: sbourque@uwaterloo.ca

Comment: The machine room switch cr-sw-mc-1-1-ai15 is experiencing technical difficulties and requires a reload.

This will occur Monday morning between 07:00:00 and 07:30:00 The actual downtime is expected to be the time required for the switch to reload.

Only servers located in the AI row will be affected.

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