One of Wesleyan’s email servers experienced delays this morning between 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. affecting roughly 20% of alumni accounts on the affected server (Cyrus). Some users may have noticed that actions to move or delete mail failed during this period, and that mail was not being delivered. Full service has now been restored, and […]
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Wesleyan email, and the E-Porfolio system, will be unavailable on Saturday, June 21 from 7:00 a.m.–noon for scheduled maintenance.
What is Heartbleed? Many Wesleyan alumni have probably heard about the Heartbleed vulnerability which was announced on April 7. “Heartbleed” is a nickname that refers to a serious flaw in a popular open source security component known as OpenSSL. NPR’s story from April 8 provides an overview of the problem. For a more technical angle see the blog post on Heartbleed by […]
Wesleyan Webmail (also known as Squirrelmail) will be undergoing scheduled server maintenance on Tuesday, February 25. The maintenance window is 5:30–6:30 a.m. Users should not notice any major disruption to their email service, however it is possible that the system will be unavailable at some points during the maintenance window. Alumni from the classes of […]
RESOLVED — February 21, 2014 This issue is resolved. Wesconnect is working normally. We experienced typical traffic volumes this week and the site has performed as expected, with no further outages. For more information on the recent outages please see Moving Forward by iModules President Fred Weiss (Feb. 18), and A View From the Trenches by […]
11:52 p.m.: Wesconnect is currently timing out. Our platform vendor iModules is aware of the problem and is working to resolve it. We’ll post an update here when we know more. In the meantime, more information may be available at status.imodules.com. 1:12 p.m.: iModules has confirmed that another attack on their servers is underway. We’ll post […]
2:12 p.m.: Wesconnect is currently timing out. Our hosting provider’s servers are affected (i.e. multiple websites), apparently due to a high volume of unknown traffic. The technical team is investigating. We’ll provide updates here. In the meantime, Alumni Support Requests can made via the Alumni Helpdesk, on Facebook or on Twitter. 5:02 p.m.: Wesconnect is working […]
While Wesleyan provides full-service email accounts for alumni we cannot offer VPN services after graduation because alumni are not licensed to use any of the University’s database or journal subscriptions. To get you started we’ve compiled a list of pages that contain answers to common questions about VPN. Alumni interested in acquiring a VPN provider […]
Alumni sometimes contact Wesleyan seeking access to online databases. Currently, access to Wesleyan Library’s online databases ends upon graduation. However, JSTOR—a digital library of academic journals—has launched a new program called Register & Read. Register & Read Offers free, read-online access to individual scholars and researchers who register for a MyJSTOR account. Provides access to recent […]
Missing any messages? If you use Gmail you might have noticed the new tabs in the Gmail Inbox. The way Gmail now sorts mail, some messages are routed into one of the tabs (Social, Promotions, Updates, etc.) and won’t appear in your unread message count. If you are missing out on messages and want to […]