MyUW - Fixed - Email widget regression

The 2016-10-25 release temporarily de-featured the UW-Madison Email widget in MyUW.

Resolution

This functionality was restored in the MyUW 11/1 release. We apologize for any inconvenience while the feature was unavailable.

What's going on

Whereas recently the UW-Madison Email widget in MyUW had allowed selecting from among your Office365 email addresses and launching directly into Office365 whichever you'd like to select, as of the 2016-10-25 release the widget simply links to the legacy Wiscmail login page. This means that it's two clicks to get to your email even though in most cases it recently was and could have been just one click. This is an annoying functionality regression.

This regression was to work around other bugs until they can be more deeply resolved.

Workarounds

The widget now links to a page where you can then launch the Office365 account you'd like to use. With a little more clicking, you can still get to your email.

Hope for the future

This is a temporary regression. The MyUW infrastructure team is aware of the issue and working on the deeper bugs this regression was put in place to work around. The widget will regain its intended functionality in a near future release.




Keywords:wiscmail Office365   Doc ID:68020
Owner:Andrew P.Group:My UW-Madison Portal
Created:2016-10-25 10:26 CDTUpdated:2016-11-02 12:53 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, My UW-Madison Portal
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