Servers & Storage

EduCloud Server Service Maintenance – June 10, 2017 07:00 – 13:00 PT

We will be performing scheduled maintenance on the EduCloud Server environment (https://bcnet.educloud.ubc.ca) on Saturday, June 10th, from 07:00 – 13:00 PT. Virtual machines running on the EduCloud Server service will remain up and running.  Administrators will be able to manage virtual machines via normal management methods like RDP and SSH, but will not be able […]

EduCloud Server Service Maintenance – May 17, 2017 09:00 – June 6, 2017 19:00 PT

The EduCloud Server Service will be undergoing maintenance during this period. No impact to the service is expected. Virtual machines will continue to be up and running.

EduCloud Server Administration Portal Security Update (WannaCry) – Intermittent Availability – May 13,2017 11:00

The EduCloud Server Administration Portal will be patched for the WannaCry security vulnerability today.  As we are working with the vendor, we expect the portal to be intermittently available for several hours. There is no impact to the virtual machines that are running within the EduCloud Server service.  Administrators will be able to manage virtual […]

UBC Library Catalogue System Upgrade May 1, 2017 09:00 – May 8, 2017 17:00 PT

Please be advised that the UBC Library Catalogue system is being upgraded from Monday May 1st 9:00 am to Monday May 8 at 5:00 pm. During this time, users will not be able to login to their My Library accounts, which means that renewals, recalls, ASRS and online fines payment will not be available. The […]

VDI Maintenance May 04, 2017 18:00 – 22:00 PT

UBC IT will be performing regularly scheduled maintenance of the VDI service. Users of the VDI service are asked to log out of their VDI session ahead of the maintenance window identified above.

RESOLVED – BCNET Surrey Fiber Outage – Wednesday May 3, 2017 – 17:33

From: 00:07 Wednesday May 3, 2017 To: 17:33 Wednesday May 3, 2017 Reason: BCNET Service provider Fiber cut in the Surrey area.This has been escalated and crews are on site. Effects: Clients impacted have diverse paths so impact is minimal. Clients / Service affected: UBC LFS Secondary BCIT Primary Contact: Please contact the BCNET Network […]

BCNET Surrey Fiber Outage – Wednesday May 3, 2017 00:07 – Ongoing

From: 00:07 Wednesday May 3, 2017 To: Ongoing Wednesday May 3, 2017 Reason: BCNET Service provider Fiber cut in the Surrey area.This has been escalated and crews are on site. Effects: Clients impacted have diverse paths so impact is minimal. Clients / Service affected: UBC LFS Secondary BCIT Primary Contact: Please contact the BCNET Network […]

Intel AMT, ISM and SBT Vulnerability – May 3, 2017 8:30 PT

An unprivileged network attacker could gain system privileges to provisioned Intel manageability SKUs: Intel Active Management Technology (AMT) and Intel Standard Manageability (ISM). An unprivileged local attacker could provision manageability features gaining unprivileged network or local system privileges on Intel manageability SKUs: Intel Active Management Technology (AMT), Intel Standard Manageability (ISM), and Intel Small Business […]