UBC Wireless – Recommended updates for legacy Operating Systems and Wireless drivers

Following recent upgrades to the wireless network over the last weekend, several Incident reports have indicated that users running legacy versions of OS, iOS and Windows wireless drivers are no longer able to authenticate to ubcsecure. The following OS/driver versions are confirmed to have been affected: MacOSX – version 10.7.5 and older iOS – Version […]

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UBC Library EZproxy Upgrade Aug 24, 2016 18:00 – 19:00 PT

The UBC Library EZproxy service used to access digital resources such as online journals, will be upgraded on Thursday, August 24th from 18:00 to 19:00.  The service will not be available during this period.

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VDI Maintenance September 1st, 2016 18:00 – 22:00 PT

BC IT will be performing regularly scheduled maintenance of the VDI service. Users of the VDI service are asked to log out of their VDI session ahead of the maintenance window identified above.

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UBC IT Network Maintenance – Ponderosa Housing, August 25, 2016 06:30 – 08:00 PT

As part of an ongoing initiative to upgrade network infrastructure, UBC IT will be performing network upgrades to Ponderosa Housing Complex on Thursday, August 25th between 6:30 AM and 8:00 AM. Clients will experience a brief outage of less than 15 minutes during the transition. No other outages are anticipated. Read more about the lifecycle […]

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UBC IT Network Maintenance – Earth & Ocean Sciences Building, August 29, 2016 12:00 – 13:30 PT

As part of an ongoing initiative to upgrade network infrastructure, UBC IT will be performing network upgrades to the Earth & Ocean Sciences Building on Monday, August 29th between 12:00 and 1:30 PM. Clients will experience a brief outage of less than 15 minutes during the transition. No other outages are anticipated. Read more about […]

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BCNET Victoria Canarie Migration August 27, 2016

From: 09:00 PST Saturday, August 27, 2016 To:   17:00 PST Saturday, August 27, 2016 Reason: BCNET is migrating Canarie services into a new exchange in Victoria. Effects: This maintenance will impact Canarie and UVIC services in Victoria. These include local access to the research Network, IX peering services, Westgrid and LHCONE services for up to […]

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Unmanaged Sophos environment upgrade August 22, 2016 13:00 – 14:30 PT

The UBC Unmanaged Sophos environment at sophos.it.ubc.ca will be upgraded on Monday, August 22nd from 13:00 to 14:30 PT. No client impact is expected.  Antivirus/antimalware services will run as normal on client machines.  This does not affect users of the UBC IT managed Sophos consoles.

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Connect and Kaltura Scheduled Maintenance August 21, 2016 05:00 – 14:00 PT

Connect and the UBC Video Share platform (Kaltura) within Connect will have the following access restrictions during the stated periods: Connect and Kaltura will be unavailable between 05:00 and 06:30 PT. Users of Kaltura video will not have access to videos in courses between 05:00 and 14:00 PT. Users will be able to upload and […]

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BCNET Kelowna Facility Maintenance – August 23, 2016

From: 07:00 PST Tuesday, August 23, 2016 To:   08:00 PST Tuesday, August 23, 2016 Reason:  BCNET is upgrading the facility in the Kelowna Exchange and will be transitioning power services during this maintenance period. Effects: This is primarily a threat notice as the majority of equipment is on separated dual power feeds and any impacts […]

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BCNET Vancouver Network Outage – August 19, 2016

From: 10:20 PST Friday, August 19, 2016 To:   10:56 PST Friday, August 19, 2016   Reason:  BCNET internal network changes had an unintended impact to affect the Internet Transit of some Vancouver connected clients.  The change was backed out and will be reassessed for implementation during on-business hours.   Effects: The following had limited Internet […]

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WeBWorK Upgrade Aug 20, 2016 07:00 – 11:00 PT

The WeBWorK application will be upgraded on Saturday August 20. Availability will be intermittent.

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