Bulletins

UPDATED BANNER MAINTENANCE

Banner and MesAmis will be unavailable starting tomorrow, Thursday, January 17 at 5:00PM, ending Sunday, January 20 at 5:00pm. 

A second, tentative maintenance window to apply upgrades is scheduled to start Thursday, January 31 at 5:00PM, ending Sunday, February 3 at 5:00PM.

During these times, please refrain from attempting to use these systems. Thank you for your understanding.

Banner and MesAMIS Maintenance

Banner Maintenance

Over the coming weeks, Banner will require two scheduled maintenance windows in order to apply upgrades required for meeting regulatory and security requirements.  Banner and MesAmis will be unavailable starting Friday, January 18 at 5:00PM, ending Sunday, January 20 at 5:00pm.

A second, tentative maintenance window to apply upgrades is scheduled to start Friday, January 25 at 5:00PM, ending Sunday, January 27 at 5:00PM.  During these times, please refrain from attempting to use these systems. Thank you for your understanding.

 

Alonso (W: drives) Accessible

IT Services has enhanced security to Alonso (W: drives).  Files, websites and people pages hosted on Alonso are again accessible online.  Connection methods remain the same.   Instructions on accessing your w drive can be found in the knowledge base article “Using your W: drive” linked below.

https://stfx.teamdynamix.com/TDClient/KB/ArticleDet?ID=47860

If you have any questions regarding the information in this bulletin, please contact IT Services.

Moodle Upgrade January 3rd 2019

A Moodle upgrade from version 3.1 to 3.5 is scheduled for January 3rd, 2019. The upgrade will occur overnight and may result in the website being unavailable during that time. No data (course content, student enrollment, etc.) will be affected by this minor upgrade.

Wireless access point upgrade

IT Services staff will be upgrading wireless network access points across campus over the next few weeks. If using wireless where an upgrade is taking place your wireless signal may weak or interrupted for a short period of time. Once the new access point is installed, services will be restored.

If you have any questions regarding the information in this bulletin, please contact IT Services.

Network service interruption –Thursday July 26, 2018.

IT Services will be performing required network maintenance between 5:30 AM and 7:30 AM on Thursday July 26th. During this time period there will be disruptions to network services on campus.

If you have any questions regarding the information in this bulletin, please contact IT Services.

SPSS, version 25 availability

Service and Support Bulletin, July 25, 2018

Please be advised that IBM SPSS version 25 will be deployed to the lab and classroom computers by the end of July. Version 20 will remain on the lab and classroom computers for the 2018-2019 academic year to allow Faculty sufficient time to switch to the new version.

 

Printing Update & ID Card Station

Service and Support Bulletin, July 18, 2018

The Multifunction Printers (MFP) have all been upgraded to new units campus wide.   The new MFP’s are more accessible, user friendly, and have following features;

E-Mail Ransom Threat Warning

IT Services has been notified of a few stfx account holders who have received an email ransom threat.   These emails contain a username, and a variation of or an active password.   They contain a threat with instructions to pay a sum of money to ensure actions will not be implemented.  

If you have received one of these emails IT Services is recommending you do the following;

NETWORK SERVICE INTERRUPTION ON TUESDAY JULY 3rd  

Eastlink is having required network maintenance performed between 6:00 PM and 7:00 PM on Tuesday July 3rd. During this time period there will be a 15 minute disruption to network services on camp

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