System Updates

RESOLVED: Some OISE websites unavailable

At 3:15 on Thursday May 13, access to all OISE websites was restored.

ISSUE: Some OISE websites unavailable

At 2:30 on Thursday May 13, a number of websites under the www.oise.utoronto.ca domain became unavailable. We are investigating the situation.

RESOLVED: Security alert at syno.oise.utoronto.ca

The security certificate for syno.oise.utoronto.ca has been renewed. Those of you who access OISE physical computer labs remotely should no longer encounter any security warning.

ISSUE: Security alert at syno.oise.utoronto.ca

Users of syno.oise.utoronto.ca, for accessing OISE physical computer labs remotely, are encountering an alert like

Your connection is not private. Attackers might be trying to steal your information from syno.oise.utoronto.ca (for example, passwords, messages, or credit cards).

This message is the result of an expired security certificate. We will renew that certificate shortly. In the meantime, note that it is possible to access the service by selecting the “Advanced” option on the alert page.

RESOLVED: Remote login to OISE labs unavailable

Tuesday, April 13, 2021.Users continue to be unable to log into OISE computer labs via remote desktop protocol. Our technicians are investigating.

ISSUE: Remote login to OISE labs unavailable

Thursday, April 8, 2021. Users continue to be unable to log into OISE computer labs via remote desktop protocol. Our technicians are investigating.

RESOLVED: Systems Unavailable After Electrical Outage

Thursday, April 8, 2021. As of day’s end, all of the online systems impacted by the Easter weekend’s electrical outage have been restored.

RESOLVED: Problems With Microsoft Login and Utorauth

Thursday, April 1, 2021. This issue has now been resolved by University of Toronto IT support staff.

ISSUE: Problems With Microsoft Login and Utorauth

Thursday, April 1, 2021. Users are reporting that they are unable to login to U of T’s Microsoft online services (Outlook email, Office 365 apps). University of Toronto IT support staff are working towards resolving this issue. Status updates will be posted here as they become available.

RESOLVED: Security Alert Seen in Web Browser When Accessing OISE Applications

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 5:00 PM.  Education Commons’ system administrators have repaired the problem that was causing the security alerts to appear when certain OISE sites were accessed.

ISSUE: Security Alert Seen in Web Browser When Accessing OISE Applications

Monday, March 22, 2021 3:00 PM. Many people have noted security warnings in their web browsers, stating that the connection is not secure, when attempting to access such online functionality as CMS editing, applying for posted positions, and various administrative tasks requiring UTORId login. This security alert can safely be ignored, as it is the result of a known issue that our system administrators are working to repair. In most browsers, you can get past the alert window by selecting the “advanced” option and choosing to go ahead to the website.

RESOLVED: Ethernet unavailable on main floor and basement of 252 Bloor St. West

Friday, March 19, 2021 4:00 PM. The issue affecting wired networking availability in the OISE building, in the basement, concourse and ground floor library areas, has been repaired.