News archive - 2015

Friday, December 18, 2015

IST launches new responsive website and service catalogue - Dec 18

What is happening? Information Systems & Technology (IST) has launched the first WCMS department/unit responsive website. Included in this launch is the redesigned and updated IST Service Catalogue.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Adobe Flash Player upgrades - Dec 10

What is happening? The following critical software updates will be made to all academic support computers:

  • Adobe Flash Player for Internet Explorer (IE) (ActiveX) will be upgraded to 20.0.0.228
  • Adobe Flash Player for Firefox (plugin) will be upgraded to 20.0.0.235
Wednesday, December 9, 2015

UPDATE: Information regarding SharePoint maintenance - Dec 8

What is happening? In addressing some service and performance issues, the SharePoint Profile Service was reset and resynchronized. A side-effect of this reset and resynchronization is that it has set all SharePoint Profile information back to defaults, and makes it look like a new MySharePoint site is being created.

Monday, December 7, 2015

SharePoint maintenance - Dec 8

What is happening? As part of the regular maintenance of IST services, we will be modifying the configuration of some SharePoint services to improve performance. These changes will impact both mySharePoint.uwaterloo.ca and SharePoint.uwaterloo.ca services.

Friday, December 4, 2015

WCMS upgrade to 1.12.2 - Dec 8

What is happening? WCMS sites are being upgraded to version 1.12.2.

Why is this happening? This upgrade includes new features and functionality, bug fixes, and updates to the admin theme. A complete list of changes can be viewed in the release notes.

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