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Staff Newslett - May 2013
May 2013

Is this an email from NP?

Recently, some staff received an email with the subject "Ngee Ann Mail" and a link to upgrade their email accounts.

Examine the email address in the "From" or "Sent by" .
Note that the sender's email address is from an external source that does not end with

The mail was from Yahoo account.

When you are in doubt, do not click on any links in the email.

Contact for advice.


Do not reply to Spam Emails

When you reply to spam email, it is a confirmation that your email address is valid and often leads to more spam.

To stop such spam, you are advised to do the following:

  • Ignore any instructions given in the spam email.
  • Do not click on any of the links in the spam email.

System Maintenance Schedule for May 2013

Sat, 4 May 2013, 8am - 1pm

Web Servers Maintenance
No impact to users browsing the websites. However, content contributors will not be able to update the content of the following websites during maintenance window.

NP website (
Student Portal


Sun, 5 May 2013, 10am - 4pm

NPal & NPal2 Maintenance
All NPal and NPal2 services for staff and students will be unavailable during maintenance on Sun, 5 May 2013 from 10am to 4pm for the application of security patches.


Sat, 18 May 2013, 8am - 10pm

Momentary Interruption in MeL, Lotus Notes & SharePoint
Maintenance of the Data Centre will be carried out on Sat, 18 May 2013, from 8am to 10pm. If you encounter momentary interruption in using MEL, Lotus Notes and Sharepoint during this period, please try again.


Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Please email to should you require further information or clarification.

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