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I love food. I am not a good cook. I have a distinct fear of cooking for others.

Network outage affects access to 2017/03/12

An outage in Ryerson’s core network on Sunday morning prevented access to Please see the details below.


On Sunday March 12, 2017 at 3:00 AM, a core network device failed. This prevented all access from/to the Internet. Network services team resolved the issue and services resumed at 11:00 AM.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

-Computing and Communications Services


Upgrade on Friday, January 13, 2017 – to upgrade to WordPress 4.7, ‘Vaughan’ will be upgraded to WordPress 4.7 on Friday, January 13, 2017 between 6:00am and 8:00am. users, and visitors to your sites, may experience a brief outage during this time.

This upgrade includes some feature changes, security fixes and performance updates.
Details can be found here.

Please report any problems you may experience post-upgrade via the form linked on our Contact Us page.

What’s New in “Vaughan”?

  • A new theme – Twenty Seventeen.
  • A simplified process for creating menus using Customizer.
  • Ability to add Custom CSS.

Off-campus users unable to comment (Resolved)

UPDATE: This issue was resolved by around 12:00 noon on Monday, September 26, and was posted on for the broader Ryerson community.

It is believed that this issue began on the morning of Friday, September 23, 2016. Our technicians continue to investigate the root cause of this issue.

We are currently looking into an issue that is currently preventing off-campus visitors from commenting on blogs hosted on

Users commenting from on-campus do not appear to be impacted.

This post will be updated as new details are known.

Thank you for your patience while we work to resolve this issue. Support