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This week’s winter storm may cause power disruptions in Middletown. In the event of a power outage Alumni Helpdesk staff may need extra time to resolve support requests. Please check the Wesleyan homepage for updates about campus conditions. We’ll do our best to keep you informed of any developments here on this blog, and on the […]

Scheduled email outage

The server that provides email for alumni from the classes of 2008 and earlier will be undergoing scheduled server maintenance on Tuesday, January 20 from 5:30–7:00 a.m. EST to perform system maintenance. Users will be unable to access their mail (whether by webmail, desktop mail client, or phone) during this window. Alumni from the classes of 2009 and later […]

Resolved as of November 17, 2014: with the release of Wesleyan Alumni 3.2.1 on Google Play today, this issue is now resolved. We tested on a Nexus 7 running Android 4.4.4 and were able to log in using LinkedIn. We could to set a PIN without any keyboard issues. (We had to clear the app cache […]

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 […]

Wesleyan email, and the E-Porfolio system, will be unavailable on Saturday, June 21 from 7:00 a.m.–noon for scheduled maintenance.

The Heartbleed vulnerability

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 […]

Another Wesconnect outage

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 […]

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