Archives: Alert Items

Archives: Alert Items

Campus Wireless Service Risk Notice: Monday October 17th, 7:00AM-8:00AM

Published on October 14, 2016

This advisory affects ALL Wireless services provided by UIT including: AirYorkPLUS, eduroam, WiFi-Info and AirYork. UIT Network Operations will be performing preventative maintenance. There is a possibility that wireless services may become unavailable in some buildings for up to 15 minutes during the maintenance window. -- Please direct any questions...


UIT Service Advisory: Passport York (PPY) Password Resets Affecting FAS Services: Friday October 7th, 8:00PM - Saturday October 8th, 6:00PM.

Published on October 6, 2016

FAS Maintenance UIT will be completing maintenance on  the Central Active Directory affecting FAS services. Account management on Active Directory such as creation of accounts and password resets will be suspended during the maintenance window. Maintenance Summary Date: Friday October 7th, 8:00PM - Saturday October 8th, 6:00PM Users Affected: Students,...


Wireless Services Outages and Risk Advisories: Thursday August 18th - Friday September 2nd

Published on August 19, 2016

Wifi (AirYorkPLUS/Eduroam) Certificate Change - Friday August 19th

Published on August 19, 2016

An update will be implemented to the WiFi (AirYorkPLUS/Eduroam) authentication servers. Most users will not see this change but some client devices will prompt the user with a new certificate that must be accepted. -- Please direct any questions or concerns to UIT Client Services - email: askit@yorku.ca or visit...


ResNet & AirYorkPLUS Services Unavailable for Undergrads: Saturday July 16th, 3:30am - 5:00am.

Published on July 13, 2016

AirYorkPLUS will be unavailable for undergraduate students on Saturday July 16th, from 3:30am - 5:00am. ResNet wired Internet access in all undergraduate residences will also be unavailable during this time period. -- Please direct any questions or concerns to UIT Client Services email: askit@yorku.ca or visit https://askit.yorku.ca UIT Announce Posted:...


Google Apps for Education logins will be disabled for approximately 30 minutes on Monday June 13th at 6:00 AM

Published on June 10, 2016

Notice on UCalgary Attacks

Published on June 10, 2016

Notice on University of Calgary cyber-attacks You may be aware the University of Calgary is in the process of recovery from a severe cyber-attack which resulted in widespread IT service disruptions for a week or longer. York University IT and Information Security have been closely monitoring the situation along with...


Central Portals Outage: Thursday May 19th, 6:00am-8:00am

Published on May 16, 2016

All central portals will be inaccessible on Thursday May 19th, 6:00am-8:00am, for an upgrade. The following services will be affected: my.yorku.ca yulink.yorku.ca yulink-new.yorku.ca sites.yulink.yorku.ca -- Please direct any questions or concerns to UIT Client Services - email: askit@yorku.ca or visit https://askit.yorku.ca


Service Interruption Notice: Central Mail, Dropbox, Twiki - Thursday May 12th, 7:00am-8:00am

Published on May 9, 2016

The following services will be unavailable on Thursday, May 12th, 7:00am-8:00am, due to Server Preventative Maintenance. Mymail.yorku.ca oldmymail.yorku.ca Mailsrv.yorku.ca Twiki.cns.yorku.ca Dropbox.yorku.ca Passwdx.yorku.ca -- Please direct any questions or concerns to UIT Client Services - email: askit@yorku.ca or visit https://askit.yorku.ca UIT Announce


QuickTime for Windows Vulnerability; Uninstall Immediately.

Published on April 21, 2016

A vulnerability has surfaced in QuickTime for Windows that allows a Windows system to be compromised when you click on a link or visit a website that allows hackers to remotely connect to your computer. Apple has not released an update to fix this vulnerability. Although computers running QuickTime for...