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Load Balancer Maintenance – February 19, 2018 13:00 – 20:00 PT

UBC IT will be performing maintenance on the load balancing systems during the above mentioned window. No service interruptions are expected.

Shibboleth IDP v.3 maintenance on Feb 28, 2018 11:00 – 14:00 PT

To improve the user experience, the CWL login pages on Shibboleth IDP v.3 will be updated to include service identification text and an updated header. This change will take place on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 between 1100-1400 PT. There will be no impact on the user or a service outage.

Shibboleth Service Provider (SP) Vulnerability

A security advisor was recently issued indicating that if you are using the current Shibboleth SP on your application, it has been identified as vulnerable to forged user attribute data and that UBC’s Shibboleth implementation is impacted. Shibboleth SP software relies on a generic XML parser to process SAML responses and there are limitations in […]

CWL Admin Website Maintenance January 17, 2018 06:00-06:30PT

The CWL Admin Website will be undergoing maintenance on January 17, 2018 06:00-06:30PT. Active website sessions may be interrupted during the change window and require re-login.

Shibboleth Consent Form Implementation for UBC IT Software Downloads/Kivuto January 4, 2018 11:00 – 14:00 PT

Beginning Thursday, January 4, 2018, users will now be required to agree to a consent form before downloading software from Software Downloads/Kivuto (hxxps://download.ubc.ca). At the request of University Counsel and Risk Management, a consent form will be enabled as part of the CWL login process before a user is given access to the storefront. Inclusion […]

IAM Database Maintenance on Sunday November 12, 2017 at 07:00 – 11:00 PT

During the above maintenance window, a number of UBC Enterprise services will experience an outage. Users will not be able to create or modify CWL accounts during this period. CWL authentication will not be affected. Unaffected Services – CWL authentication services – CAS, Shibboleth, CWL Authentication Service web authentication (no account updates). – EAD, OpenLDAP, […]

IAM Database Maintenance on Sunday November 12, 2017 at 07:00 – 11:00 PT

During the above maintenance window, a number of UBC Enterprise services will experience an outage. Users will not be able to create or modify CWL accounts during this period. CWL authentication will not be affected.During the above maintenance window, a number of UBC Enterprise services will experience an outage. Users will not be able to […]

Shibboleth Consent Form Implementation for Software Downloads (Kivuto) -November 8, 2017 10:30 – 11:00 PT

At the request of Risk Management and University Counsel, visitors will now be required to agree to a consent form prior to downloading software via the Shibboleth-enabled application – onthehub.com (Kivuto).  The form requires consent from the user to share a list of his/her CWL attributes with the application before providing access to the downloadable […]

Migrate from OpenLDAP to ELDAP Nov 6. 2017 17:00 – 18:00 PT

Authentication and authorization services will be migrated from the current OpenLDAP service to ELDAP service. There should be little or no service disruption during this migration.

OpenLDAP Maintenance on November 2, 2017 at 11:00 – 14:00 PT

OpenLDAP Maintenance will occur on November 2, 2017 at 11:00 – 14:00 PT. Access via OpenLDAP will now require a UBC IP address to connect, query or retrieve data.