Archives: Alert Items

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: 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: or visit 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: -- Please direct any questions or concerns to UIT Client Services - email: or visit

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. -- Please direct any questions or concerns to UIT Client Services - email: or visit 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...

Notice of Central Web Limited Service: THURSDAY APRIL 7 th

Published on April 6, 2016

To Members of the York University Community: Please be advised that on Thursday, April 7th from 5AM to 7AM, UIT will be upgrading storage facilities for our Central Web Service. During this time, all web content hosted on will only be available in read-only mode. Content publishing and scripts...

AirYorkPLUS & Eduroam Authentication Service Outage: Tuesday April 5th, 5:00am-7:00am.

Published on April 4, 2016

***PLEASE DISTRIBUTE WIDELY*** On Tuesday April 5th between 5:00am-7:00am, UIT Network Operations is performing server upgrades to the WiFi authentication services. New or renewed connections to the service during this time will not complete. This outage will impact both Keele and Glendon campuses (including Residences) and all remote sites. It...

Win an iPad Mini: York U Student IT Survey 2016

Published on March 23, 2016

 WIN 1 of 2 iPAD Minis! Registered York University students who complete the York U Student IT Survey are eligible to win 1 of 2 iPAD Minis. To be included in the draw, make sure you provide your email address after completing the survey. Please note that full time staff...