‘Technology Issues’ Category


Current issues and concerns regarding technology at Gustavus.


Don’t be a Phishing Victim

Everyday Gustavus users are exposed to phishing attempts, spam and malicious software. In recent weeks multiple large data breaches have been reported in the media.  The breaches contain personal contact information (name, address, phone, email) for hundreds of @gustavus.edu and @gac.edu accounts.  No passwords were included in the breach.  This personal contact information makes targeted […]

Printing PDFs in Google Chrome

Have you ever printed a document from within the Google Chrome browser and you just get black pages? There is a bug in the latest version of Chrome (25.xxx) that causes certain PDF’s to print in all black when printed from the Chrome PDF printer.  It does not happen in previous versions of Google Chrome.  […]

Another Round of Phishing Scams

Many Gustavus users received another round of Phishing attempts yesterday. This attempt was in the form of an email, asking you to follow a link and input your email username and password.  We have blocked access to the site in the message. Please remember that we will never ask you for your password, and neither […]

Podcast Server Back Up and Running

The upgrade on the podcast server is complete. It has been tested and is now running at 11 PM. The server was down from 7 PM to 11 PM. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Podcast Service Unavailable Tonight

The Gustavus Podcast Server will be unavailable to publish new podcasts tonight starting at 7 PM. You can still view and access previously recorded content at the server address: http://podcast.gac.edu/library. The upgrade will take most of the evening and will be back up in the morning.

Slow e-mail delivery

Currently, some users are experiencing slow delivery of e-mail. Please be assured that no e-mail is lost. We hope to be back up to full speed later today. If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Technology Helpline at x6111. Thank you for your patience.

Adding Other Calendars to Your Google Calendar

One of the fun features of Google Calendar is the ability to add other calendars to your calendar.  There are a number of Gustavus calendars that can be added to your calendar. If you want to add all the Fine Arts Events, or the Swimming and Diving Calendar, you can. To add the  Swimming Calendar […]

SPACE / LOCKER down 11/10/2009

Due to heating and cooling problems SPACE / LOCKER has been having intermittent problems. This server has been shutdown to preserve its data. This will affect classes and departments using this server for storage. If you have questions, please call the Technology Helpline x6111.

Don’t Know Your WebAdvisor Password?

Passwords for WebAdvisor and email are not synchronized.  This makes it sometimes difficult to remember your WebAdvisor password. If you don’t know your WebAdvisor password, you can have it reset and emailed to your Gustavus email account.   Just click the “I forgot my PIN and need to reset it” link on the lower left side […]

Phishing email this weekend…

Gustavus Technology Services will never ask for your password. Be aware that this weekend an email, NOT FROM GUSTAVUS, was sent out regarding your email password. Please be aware that this is a scam/phishing attempt. Thank you to those that brought it to our attention. Please delete the message immediately. Always remember, if you are […]