CWL Login Issues Started at around 02:45, June 29th.

All web applications using CWL are being affected at this time. System support staff are looking into the problem right now.

BCNET network fiber maintenance – Wednesday, June 29, 2011 00:00 – 06:00

From: 00:00 Wednesday, June 29, 2011 To: 06:00 Wednesday, June 29, 2011 Reason: Fiber provider is performing emergency splicing work between Vancouver and Agassis. Effects: The primary ROADM services between Vancouver and Calgary, Kamloops, and Kelowna will be impacted for about one hour during this maintenance window. Routed IP services and Internet Transit services are […]

Lower Mall Research Station (Old Agriculture Canada Building) Network Upgrade June 28, 2011 07:00 – 07:30

Network maintenance is being performed on the Lower Mall Research Station building to facilitate upgrades as part of the Network Switch Replacement Program. During the 30 minute service window on Tuesday, June 28th between 07:00-07:30 hours all user network services will be unavailable.

UBC Directory Enhancement June 28, 2011 10:00 – 12:30

Minor enhancements to the on-line UBC Directory are scheduled from 10:00 to 12:30 on Tuesday, June 28th. During this change window, no service outages are anticipated for the UBC Directory, EAD and FASmail services. However, the creation of new EAD accounts and new FASmail mailboxes will not be available during the change interval.

Network Upgrade – June 26, 2011 08:00-10:00

Network configuration between UBC Vancouver, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute and Children’s and Family Research Institute is being upgraded. There will be several short 5 minute service disruptions between the sites during this maintenance window.

BCNET VANTX Maintenance – June 26 3:00 – 6:00

From: 03:00 Sunday, June 26, 2011 To: 06:00 Sunday, June 26, 2011 Reason: BCNET is completing a major upgrade of the VANTX1 router during this maintenance window. Effects: Vancouver area customers with connections through VANTX1 will has disrupted services between a few minutes and up to 90 minutes. Sites with multiple connections have been sent […]

UBC Blogs and UBC Wikis Maintenance June 25, 2010 08:00 – 10:00

UBC Blogs ( and UBC Wiki ( services will be undergoing maintenance on Saturday, June 25th between 08:00 and 10:00. Customers may experience brief outages to the hosted websites during the maintenance window.

RISe System Patch June 25, 2011 02:00 – 08:00

RISe will not be available from Saturday June 25, 2011 02:00 to 08:00 due to the application patch. During this outage window, access to RISe modules, updates to researcher and user profiles will be unavailable. For more information or RISe System issues outside this outage window please contact

Fradulent Email Alert June 22, 2011

Fraudulent emails from American Express Canada have been reported. The email contains a link to an online survey mimicking American Express, asking for the user’s credit card number, verification number, etc. American Express does not collect its user’s confidential information through online surveys. Do not reply to this email, click on any links or fill […]

Shibboleth 1.3 Identity Provider Maintenance June 21, 2011 19:00 to 19:30

On June 21 2011, 7:00 – 7:30 PM, the Shibboleth 1.3 Identity Provider service will undergo system maintenance. Authentication will not be affected.