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Status of Key Services

Information Services makes every effort to have key services available at all times. However, there is always the possibility of some loss of service due to circumstances beyond our control. In the event of any service interruption we will update this page with information on the nature and duration of the interruption.  Please note due to the cyber incident the IT Service Desk is short staffed.  We appreciate your understanding with regard to delayed response and resolution times.  Thank You.  

SUPPORT HOURS:  Please note that support for all IT Services is Monday – Friday, 09:00 – 17:00*.

*Subject to University closure days.

Service Status Comments
EMailNo known problems1

No Known Issues

You may login directly to your Outlook account

Check the EMail Service Health Status

NetworkNo known problems1

No Known Issues

WebNo known problems1

No Known Issues

Staff File Store - Q DriveNo known problems1

No Known Issues

Student File Store - Q DriveNo known problems1No Known Issues
Queen's Online - QOLNo known problems1

No known issues.

Log in to Queen's Online.

Remote Access SystemsNo known problems1

Citrix:

No Known Issues

Please note: The Citrix service is only accessible to Staff, PGR students, macOS (Apple) devices & non-Queen's PCs.

You may login directly to your Citrix account

Users must also be using MFA, Multi-Factor Authentication in advance of accessing this service.

Always On VPN (AOVPN):

No Known Issues

The Always On VPN (AOVPN) is expected to be used by Windows users and is only available to Staff & PGR students.

Please note VPN access is only required for Q drive & Qfis usage, all other Queen's systems work independently of the VPN.

It is recommended a wired rather than W-Fi connection be made to your home Internet broadband router from your computer as this will offer a faster, more reliable connection.

To request access to either service please email itservicedesk@qub.ac.uk

Library SystemsNo known problems1No Known Issues
Research ComputingNo known problems1No Known Issues
QsisNo known problems1

No known issues.

For support, colleagues please contact Qsis Support at studentsystemssupport@qub.ac.uk

Students please contact reghelp@qub.ac.uk

You may login directly to your Qsis account.

Web Content Management System (Web CMS)No known problems1

No Known Issues.

Find out more information and log into the Web CMS.

SharePoint ServicesNo known problems1

No Known Issues

iTrent (HR System)No known problems1No Known Issues
Search ServiceNo known problems1

No Known Issues

Wi-Fi ServicesNo known problems1

No Known Issues

Student Computer Areas (SCA)/Student Computer Centres (SCC)No known problems1

No Known Issues

A full list of applications and centrally managed computer rooms is at Computer Labs

Office365 (O365)No known problems1

No Known Issues

You may login directly to your Office 365 account

To Check Microsoft Service Status:

Office Service Health

Microsoft 365 Service Health Status Web Portal

Microsoft 365 Service Health Status Twitter Feed

Multifunctional devices (MFDs)No known problems1

No Known Issues

Please refer to Ricoh MFD advice and guidance on using the new print, photocopy and scan service.

For macOS (Apple), Linux, iOS (iPhone), Android and Windows devices using Queen's Wi-Fi please install the Mobility Print service and select the "Ricoh-Virtual-Queue [Virtual]" as the print queue.

Check and add to your print credit balance.

Use Web Print from anywhere in the World to print.

QfisNo known problems1

No Known Issues

Did you know you can approve expenses using the Qfis Staff Expenses app:

Qfis Staff Expenses App

And for approval of invoices etc. you can use the Qfis Mobile Access app:

Qfis Invoice Approval App

Without Citrix or Always On VPN Access being required.

CanvasNo known problems1

No Known Issues

You may login directly to your Canvas account

Queen's Virtual Student Desktop (QVSD)No known problems1

No Known Issues

Find out about QVSD here - https://www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/InformationServices/Services/WindowsVirtualDesktop/
HorizonNo known problems1No Known Issues

The Horizon service is accessible 24/7 for named staff/student users. Access is by Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) only and is restricted to the following geographic regions:

China, European Union, India, Ireland, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore & UK.

MediasiteNo known problems1

No Known Issues

Log in to Mediasite.

Position the mouse over the service name for a description of the service.
Status Key
Warning of planned maintenance Warning of planned maintenance Problems with service Problems with service
Operational but at risk Operational but at risk No known problems No known problems

 

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If you are aware of a service problem which is not currently being reported here, or you want further information about an existing problem, please contact our IT Service desk- Request IT Support  telephone: +44 28 9097 3760.