News archive - May 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017

UWaterloo Scholar now available

UWaterloo Scholar sites provide dynamic and customizable personal websites for Waterloo faculty and researchers at the University of Waterloo.

This new service will allow faculty members and researchers to quickly and easily build personal websites using an interface that is logical and intuitive, and does not require previous programming or coding experience.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

WCMS People search results unavailable – May 16

What is happening?  As a result of a recent upgrade of the Google Search Appliance (GSA) the search function on WCMS sites no longer returns people search results. IST is aware of this and are working to re-implement the capability to search for people.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

SharePoint maintenance – May 23

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

When is this happening? Tuesday, May 23 from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

RESOLVED: UWaterloo Scholar upload issue – May 11

RESOLVED: The issue with uploading images and files to UWaterloo Scholar sites has now been resolved. Users should now be able to upload images and files to their sites as expected.

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

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

UWaterloo Scholar upgrade – May 11

What is happening? UWaterloo Scholar (https://uwaterloo.ca/scholar) is being upgraded to 1.1.

Why is this happening? This is the full release of UWaterloo Scholar and adds new features and functionality, fixes some known issues, and introduces some theming changes from the beta release. Release notes are available.

When is this happening? Thursday, May 11 from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m.

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