VGH Network Upgrade – February 04, 2017 16:00 – 22:00 PT

A new core network infrastructure has been installed at VGH and networks will be migrated over higher network performance and redundancy to VGH clients. There will be brief, intermittent connection outages across VGH buildings and networks while building links are moved from the old infrastructure to the new infrastructure.

Request Tracker System EduCloud Migration – February 04, 2017 07:00 – 08:00 PT

The Request Tracker system used by Enrolment Services and International Students Initiative will be undergoing a system maintenance on February 04, 2017  07:00 – 08:00 PT. During this period, the Request Tracker system at https://rt.askme.ubc.ca/ will be unavailable.

SALA Meeting Room Booking System EduCloud Migration – February 04, 2017 07:00 – 08:00 PT

The SALA Meeting Room Booking System will be undergoing a system maintenance on February 04, 2017 07:00 – 08:00 PT. During this period, the Meeting Room Booking System at https://booking.sala.ubc.ca/ will be unavailable.

Pinnacle System EduCloud Migration – February 04, 2017 07:00 – 08:00 PT

The Pinnacle System will be undergoing a system maintenance on February 04, 2017  07:00 – 08:00 PT. During this period, the Pinnacle System at https://billing.it.ubc.ca will be unavailable.

UBC IT Network Maintenance – February 03, 2017 06:00 – 08:00 PT

UBC IT will be performing network maintenance on Friday, February 03, 2017 between 06:00 – 08:00 PT. During this time, there will be brief service interruptions to internet access across the campus, ResNet, Teaching Hospitals (Womens and Childrens Hospital, VGH, St. Paul’s Hospital, UBC Teaching Hospital), and Robson Square campus.

Content Injection Vulnerability in WordPress – February 02, 2017

A content injection vulnerability (a privilege escalation) has been detected in WordPress versions 4.7.0 and 4.7.1 that affects the REST API.  This vulnerability allows unauthenticated users to modify content on any post or page.   An update to WordPress version 4.7.2 will resolve this issue.   Security Risk: Severe   Action: Update immediately to 4.7.2 It […]

UBC IT Network Maintenance – Wednesday, February 01, 2017 19:00 – 20:00 PT

UBC IT will be moving links onto new core routers Wednesday, February 01, 19:00  to 20:00.  Department virtual networks and enterprise networks are not affected. Impacted stakeholders have been notified.

UBC Okanagan Gym – Network Upgrade February 01, 2017 09:15 – 09:45 PT

Network, wireless and phones will be unavailable in the Gym building at the Okanagan campus, between 09:15 and 09:45 on February 1st. This is required to upgrade the network equipment in this area to support new wireless access points.

BCNET Prince George Exchange Fiber cut , February 1 2017, 03:33 PT

From:       03:33 Wednesday February 1, 2017 To:            Under investigation   Reason:    Fiber cut near BCNET PGTX exchange. This has been escalated and is under investigation.   Effects:    Connectivity from PGTX to research and Peering is degraded. Local transit is available .   All other network services, such as Internet Transit, Peering, access to the Research […]

Restored – BCNET Prince George Exchange Fiber cut , February 1 2017 03:33 – February 1 2017, 10:20 PST

From:       03:33 Wednesday February 1, 2017 To:            10:20 Wednesday February 1, 2017   Reason:    Fiber cut near BCNET PGTX exchange repaired. Effects:    Connectivity from PGTX to research and Peering is degraded. Local transit is available .   All other network services, such as Internet Transit, Peering, access to the Research Network, and services at other […]