|Knowledge Base - Known issues with Ask Wally (aka WebAdvisor 3.0)|
|by Kathy Tymoczko|
If you're having problems with Ask Wally, below is some information that
You must now log in before you can see the menu of items to which you
have access. The "log in" button is on the upper right side of the
initial "Ask Wally" page
If you first click the "Prospective Students" button and then click
"Log in" and log in, you will get an error message that says "Guests
cannot execute a CORE-WBAP transaction." Go back to the main menu and
log in from there.
Bookmarks or "favorites" that used to take you to a specific "Ask
Wally" page no longer work, since you must first be logged in. There
are links to the "Ask Wally" main page in Blackboard and on the
"Academics", "Current Students", and "Faculty & Staff" pages on the
Wabash website, or you can create a new bookmark or favorite which
points to http://askwally.wabash.edu . This link will take you to the
initial "Ask Wally" page.
To increase the font size, go to the "View" drop-down menu in your
browser and choose the "Text Size" or "Text Zoom" option and then
select a larger font option
Versions of Netscape earlier than 7.0 on PCs and Internet Explorer on
Macs no longer work with Ask Wally. Use Internet Explorer or Firefox
on PCs and Safari or Firefox on Macs.
If you get the "Ask Wally is currently unavailable" message after
logging in, it means you have had too many failed login attempts and
your record in the DMIUSERS file needs to be reset. Please contact the
ITS Help Desk if this is happening to you.
If none of the above is helpful, please contact the ITS Help Desk at
x6400 or by sending e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.