News

Thursday, November 16, 2017

myHRinfo maintenance - Nov 16

myHRinfo will be unavailable for scheduled maintenance from 12:00 to 12:30 pm on November 16. 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and license server restart – November 18

What is happening? Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and license servers will be restarted to apply updates. Servers include: licsrv1, licsrv2, vdisrv1 – 6, vdishsrv13-14

When is this happening? Saturday, November 18 from 10:00 a.m. to noon.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

ADFS server SSL certificate renewal – November 14

What is happening? SSL certificate will be renewed on Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) server.

When is this happening? Tuesday, November 14 from 7:00 to 8:30 a.m.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Skype for Business (S4B) outages - November 13-21

What is happening? There will be some Skype for Business (S4B) outages as a result of upcoming maintenance to virtual server hardware.

When is this happening? 7:00 – 8:00 a.m. on November 13, 17, 20, and 21.

Monday, November 6, 2017

myHRinfo maintenance - Nov. 10 4:30 p.m. - Nov. 11 12:00 p.m.

myHRinfo will be unavailable for scheduled maintenance starting 4:30 p.m. on November 10 until 12:00 p.m. on November 11. 

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Outlook Web Application (OWA) issues resolved – November 2

What happened? The Outlook Web Application (OWA) was temporarily unavailable. It has now been resolved and should be working as expected.

When did this happen? Thursday, November 2 from  approximately 12:30 to 1:45 p.m.

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

Thursday, November 2, 2017

WatITis registration

On behalf of the WatITis Committee, we are pleased to announce that the 15th annual WatITis (Waterloo Information Technology and Information Systems) conference will take place on December 5, 2017 in the Science Teaching Complex (STC).

Registration is now open, Wednesday November 1st, 2017 until Friday November 17, 2017.

Monday, October 30, 2017

New online voting tool available

IST is pleased to announce the launch of WatVote, a new Drupal-based electronic voting system that supports the official online voting needs of faculty and staff on campus. WatVote provides counting and access control for online votes requiring authentication, security, and anonymity, and will replace the existing eVote system.

Monday, October 30, 2017

iCIMS Maintenance - November 4

The University's staff recruiting platform (iCIMS) will be unavailable on Saturday, November, from 5:00 to 7:00 a.m. for scheduled maintenance.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Skype for Business for faculty and staff - November 1

What is happening? On November 1, IST will be provisioning all remaining faculty accounts to enable the enterprise communications software, Skype for Business (S4B). Skype for Business is an enterprise unified communications tool, installed on your workstation as part of the Microsoft Office suite, that provides services such as instant messaging, presence, online collaboration, desktop sharing, and voice and video communication. S4B integrates with Microsoft Office and Exchange email and calendar.  

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