UBC Networks

UBCIT myVPN Upgrade August 28, 2011 07:00-10:00

UBCIT will be performing regular maintenance on the myVPN system from 7 to 10 am on Sunday August 28th. We expect that there will be interruptions to the service during the outage period.

myDNS management interface not available August 22 11:00 – 11:15

The MyDNS management interface at https://mydns.ubc.ca will be unavailable between 11:00 and 11:15 AM on Monday, Aug 22nd. This outage is required to fix a deployment bug, and will have no impact to any DNS or DHCP services.

UBC Wireless and WiTel (Wifi Telephone) Service Maintenance, August 20, 2011 12:00 – 16:00

UBC IT will be performing maintenance on the UBC wireless network on August 20, 2011, from 12:00 to 16:00, which will affect the WiTel service. A 20 minute service outage for WiTel is expected during the change window. All other wireless services are not expected to experience any service interruptions.

Wireless Network Maintenance Saturday, August 20, 2011 17:00 – 22:00

The UBC wireless services at all UBC facilities may sporadically be unavailable on Saturday, August 20, 2011 17:00 to 22:00 due to infrastructure maintenance and upgrades. During this brief outage you may not be able to connect to all UBC IT wireless networks. During this window, there will be outages to the wireless network that […]

Phasing Out UBC Open Wireless Network August 14, 2011 22:00-23:00

UBC IT is phasing out the ‘ubc’ Open Wireless service in favour of the more secure ‘ubcsecure’ service for all UBC campuses. During this maintenance window, the login procedure for the ‘ubc’ service will be changed to direct users to the available wireless services and the setup tool AutoConnect. It is strongly recommended that all […]

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 […]

UBC to BCNET Fiber Maintenance August 4, 2011 00:01-06:00

The fiber network connecting UBC with BCNET requires maintenance. The majority of UBC network services will not be impacted during this maintenance as there are multiple fiber paths in use. The following services will have interruptions of less than 5 minutes during the maintenance window: UBC ResNet UBC Robson Square to UBC Point Grey UBC […]

VGH Network Maintenance July 29, 2011 22:00 – July 30, 2011 04:00

The BC Health Authority (HSSBC) will be performing scheduled network maintenance at the Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) campus between July 29th 22:00 and July 30th 04:00. UBC wireless services at VGH will be intermittently unavailable during this time.

ResNet Connectivity Issue in Marine Drive Residence 21:00 Update

The issue with ResNet connectivity in Marine Drive Residence is now resolved as of 21:00.

ResNet Connectivity Issue in Marine Drive Residence 18:00

There are currently ResNet connectivity issues in Marine Drive Residence as of 18:00. Technicians have been contacted and are investigating the issue. The estimated time to resolution is unknown.