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Title:Emergency outage to vpn.queensu.ca firewall Fri. April 11 13:30-14:00
Description:Cisco has announced a major vulnerability in the software used on the vpn.queensu.ca firewall. ITServices will be performing an emergency software update affecting Queenâs VPN from 1:30 pm to approximately 2:00 pm.

This means that vpn.queensu.ca will be down from 1:30 pm to approximately 2:00 pm today. This will affect individuals using vpn.queensu.ca to:
- access PeopleSoft from off campus
- acess PeopleSoft from queensu unsecure wireless
- transfer files through the web interface
- access the Advancement or School of Businessâ webfile VPN

This will not affect individuals using PeopleSoft on campus. This is not related to the HeartBleed bug.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact the IT Support Centre at 613.533.6666, or via their webform.
Publish Date:April 11, 2014, 11:46 am
Contact:IT Support Centre