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UWinsite Finance Scheduled Maintenance

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 14:27

The UWinsite Finance System will be updated with our standard quarterly revision beginning Friday, September 21 at 10:00 PM.  We expect the system to be unavailable  until approximately 4:00 PM on Saturday, September 22.  Any delays to this schedule will be communicated as soon as they are known. Thank you in advance for your patience.

Law Library journals maintenance Sep 10 8:00 - 8:30am

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 15:45

IT Services will be making changes to the proxy system used to access journals and articles in Law Library Tuesday Sept 10 from 8:00 to 8:30am in order to make the system more secure and prepare for network upgrades.  At this time, there may be a brief interruption to journal access and users may be required to authenticate again.

If you experience problems accessing journals after 8:30am, please contact the IT ServiceDesk at ext. 4440 or by creating a ticket at https://www.uwindsor.ca/itshelp

Web server maintenance Sep 06 5:30-6:00am

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 14:29

IT Services will be making changes the infrastructure used by many of the University's web sites Thursday September 06 between 5:30 and 6:00am.  During this time, most University web sites and applications will be unavailable for up to 5 minutes.

Affected services include www.uwindsor.ca, Blackboard, myUWindsor, UWinsite Student, Bookstore, eCommerce and other web services.  If there are problems, the sites may be unavailable for 10 minutes.

If there are issues accessing web sites, applications or services after 8:00am, please contact the IT ServiceDesk at ext. 4440 or open a ticket at http://uwindsor.ca/itshelp

Issues with Outlook and Outlook for Mac

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 14:20

Outlook and Outlook for Mac users may experience problems this afternoon due to an issue with Microsoft's servers.  The symptoms of the issue are that Outlook will pop up a window with a brief error message "Problem."  Various activities in Outlook may trigger this message.

Update Sep 05 2:15pm:  Microsoft is currently reporting an outage in one of their data centres and this appears to be the source of the problems we are experiencing.

UWinSite Finance Upgrade this weekend

Sat, 08/25/2018 - 08:29

The Finance department warns users of UWinSite Finance, that the system will be unavailable starting Friday, Aug. 24, 2018 at 10 p.m.  We anticipate maintenance to be completed by Sunday, Aug. 26 at 12 p.m.  Any delays in the upgrade will be announced on the ITS Hot News and the Finance Department website.

Difficulty with accessing courses in Blackboard on August 23 2018

Thu, 08/23/2018 - 09:10

IT Services and CTL are aware of errors received by individuals who are attempting to access their courses or organizations on Blackboard.

We are taking steps to resolve the issue and we will update this article when a resolution is found.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

The LMS Team