News archive - August 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Dropbox email/password breach impacts UWaterloo community – August 31

What is happening? A data breach at Dropbox has made some University of Waterloo staff, faculty and/or student email and password details public. IST’s Information Security Services (ISS) team has been in contact (via email from Mark Gaulton, soc@uwaterloo.ca) to alert these individuals of the breach, and encourage them to change their Dropbox password, especially if that password is also used for accessing a University service/application.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Git server maintenance - September 1

What is happening? The campus Git server (http://git.uwaterloo.ca) will be upgraded.

When is this happening? Thursday, September 1 between 3:00 and 4:00 p.m.

What is the impact? During the maintenance window the machine will be reachable, with some intermittent periods of unavailability.

Questions or concerns? Please contact the IST Service Desk, helpdesk@uwaterloo.ca or ext. 44357.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

RESOLVED: WCMS sites intermittently unavailable

RESOLVED: This issue has been identified and WCMS sites are now generally available. Thank you for your patience. We are running cache clears against all sites to ensure proper loading. If you have a site that is continuing to have issues, please run a manual cache clear and check your site before submitting an RT.  

Friday, August 19, 2016

Email delivery issue - August 19

What is happening? Between 11:10 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. today, an email delivery issue was experienced.

What is the impact? Messages sent during the above window may not have been received by the intended recipient. These messages were queued and are now slowly starting to be delivered. However, if there is a particular message you are waiting for, please ask the sender to resend the email.

Monday, August 15, 2016

COMPLETE: WCMS upgrade to 1.13 – August 22-26

COMPLETE: All non-responsive (legacy) WCMS production sites have now been upgraded to 1.13.

Issues or concerns? Please submit to rt-ist-wcms@rt.uwaterloo.ca or the IST Service Desk, helpdesk@uwaterloo.ca, ext. 44357.

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