News archive - July 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016

IT service desk hours - August 1

The DC and V1 IT Service Desks will be open Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31 as normal, but will be closed Monday, August 1 for the Civic Holiday.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Security alert: Fraudulent institutional fund transfers

What is happening? Over the last year, institutions across Canada have been experiencing increasing numbers of attempts to fraudulently transfer institutional funds. 

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

SharePoint maintenance - August 4

What is happening? As part of the regular maintenance of IST services, updates  will be applied to SharePoint servers. These changes will impact both mySharePoint.uwaterloo.ca and SharePoint.uwaterloo.ca services.

When is this happening? Thursday, August 4. The process will begin at 10:00 p.m. and will take several hours for the updates to run.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Maintenance on strobe.uwaterloo.ca (and alias websites) – Tuesday, July 26

What is happening? The machine strobe.uwaterloo.ca will be moved from a physical server to virtual hardware.

When is this happening? Tuesday, July 26 between 7:00 and 8:00 a.m.

Why is this happening? To replace obsolete hardware.

What is the impact? Websites under the strobe.uwaterloo.ca domain (and alias websites) will not be available during the maintenance window. A list of alias sites is available below.  Note: If you are the owner of one of these sites and it is no longer required (i.e. can be deleted), please submit a request to request@uwaterloo.ca to have it removed.

Monday, July 18, 2016

New features in Campus Map!

The University of Waterloo Campus Map was updated this week and includes the following great new features:

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