General

Wireless ‘ubcsecure’ Network Upgrade August 14, 2011 22:00-23:00

The WPA1 encryption protocol on the ‘ubcsecure’ Secure Wireless network will be phased out at all UBC campuses during this maintenance window. This is well known to be an insecure encryption method and WPA2/AES is the recommended method. The AutoConnect Utility provides setups to securely connect to the ‘ubcsecure’ Wireless Service. Detailed information on these […]

SIS Database Outage August 14, 2011 06:30 – 09:30

The SIS Production Database will not be available from 06:30 on Sunday, August 14th, 2011 to 09:30 due to server maintenance. During this outage, users will not be able to access any of the Enrolment Services applications including the Student Service Centre(SSC), Faculty Service Centre (FSC), Student Information Service Centre (SISC), Online Admissions Application, Course […]

CK Choi Building Network Upgrade, August 11, 2011 19:00 – 22:00

Network maintenance is being performed on the CK Choi building to facilitate upgrades as part of the Network Switch Replacement Program. During the first 15 minutes of the service window on Thursday, August 11th between 19:00-22:00, all user network services will be unavailable as the backbone is migrated. In the remainder of the window the […]

UBC’s Shibboleth Service Provider Maintenance (integrated with the Canadian Access Federation) August 11, 2011 10:00 – 11:00

The UBC’s reference Shibboleth Service Provider, integrated with the Canadian Access Federation (CAF), will be undergoing maintenance on Thursday, August 11th, from 10:00 to 11:00 (PDT). During the maintenance window, UBC’s reference Shibboleth Service Provider, integrated with the Canadian Access Federation (CAF), will be offline. UBC-IT’s authentication services will not be impacted.

UBC-IT Reference Shibboleth Service Provider Maintenance August 10, 2011 10:00 – 11:00

The UBC-IT reference Shibboleth Service Provider will be undergoing maintenance on Wednesday, August 10th, from 10:00 to 11:00 (PDT). During the maintenance window, the reference Shibboleth Service Provider, and UBC-IT’s Shibboleth auto-configuration utility for new integration partners, will be offline. UBC-IT’s authentication services will not be impacted.

UBC-IT Reference Shibboleth Service Provider Maintenance (Verification Environment) August 9, 2011 10:30 – 11:00

The UBC-IT reference Shibboleth Service Provider, verification/test environment, will be undergoing maintenance on Tuesday, August 9th, from 10:30 to 11:00 (PDT). During the maintenance window, the verification environment for the reference Shibboleth Service Provider, and UBC-IT’s Shibboleth auto-configuration utility for integration, will be offline. UBC-IT’s authentication services will not be impacted.

Student and Alumni Email Launch August 09, 2011 09:00 – 17:00 – Cancelled

On August 9th 2011 between 09:00 and 17:00, the Student and Alumni email system will be activated for Alumni users. The official launch date for the new Student and Alumni Email service for students will be announced in early August 2011.

Mail Relay Service Maintenance August 09, 2011 09:00 – 9:15 – Cancelled

On August 9th 2011 between 9:00 and 9:15, all alumni.ubc.ca email aliases will be transitioned from the old mail relays to the new mail relays. No user impact is anticipated.

Student and Alumni Email Provisioning Script Deployment August 09, 2011 10:00 – 11:00 – Cancelled

On August 9th 2011 between 10:00 and 11:00, scripts will be deployed that will allow alumni to provision a hosted Student and Alumni Email mailbox.

Student and Alumni Email Web Interface Deployment August 09, 2011 11:00 – 12:00 – Cancelled

On August 9th 2011, the Student and Alumni email service will be available for alumni users. They will be able to: – create a permanent student and alumni alias – register target email address for their alias – map their alias to an email address – optionally avail themselves of an externally hosted mailbox. The […]