Servers & Storage

Virtual Server Service – Storage upgrades May 29th, 2014 18:00 – 22:00 PT

Storage controllers that provide storage to our Virtual Server service will be upgraded to newer, more powerful versions. The upgrade can be performed non-disruptively – no service interruptions are expected.

Virtual Server Service – Storage maintenance May 23, 2014 1700 – 23:30 PT

UBC IT will be performing maintenance on storage controllers used by our Virtual Server Service. Services will remain available throughout the maintenance window.

Virtual Server Service – Storage maintenance May 21, 2014 18:00 – 21:00 PT

UBC IT will be performing maintenance on storage controllers used by our Virtual Server Service. Services will remain available throughout the maintenance window.

UDC Virtual Server Service Maintenance – April 27, 2014, 07:00-10:00 PT

UBC IT will be upgrading the VCenter Server in the UDC on Sunday, April 27, 2014, from 07:00 to 10:00 PT to address the heartbleed vulnerability. Virtual machines running on the VSS service in UDC will remain up and running. Administrators will be able to manage virtual machines via normal management methods like RDP and […]

OS patching to Sauder’s file, print, document sharing and computer lab application servers Apr 18, 2014 00:01 – 01:30 PT

The 4 server vms and impact are listed below: Server 1: ubcsaud-sfsp.ead.ubc.ca a.k.a. filestore1.prod.sauder.ubc.ca / 137.82.151.178 Purpose: Windows server containing student home drives and student computer lab course data Impact: No impact as the computer lab will be closed during the outage window. Server 2: ubcsaud-spsp.ead.ubc.ca a.k.a. printserver2.prod.sauder.ubc.ca / 137.82.151.177 Purpose: Windows server acting as […]

OS Patching to Sauder production site, April 8th, 2014 15:00-17:30 PT

OS Patching is scheduled for the Sauder production website between 3pm and 5:30pm. No outages for website visitors are anticipated.

RedHat packages upgrade on Integrated Science VMs December 17, 2013 17:00 – 17:45 PT

RedHat packages upgrade on Integrated Science application and database production VMs.

Zabbix agents configuration on Science One and Faculty of Graduate Studies VMs November 27, 2013 15:00-16:30 PT

Zabbix agents will be installed and configured on Science One and Faculty of Graduate Studies VMs. No outage is expected on any of the Virtual Servers. PLATFORM COMPONENTS admincentre.as.it.ubc.ca, fogsdbprod.as.it.ubc.ca, fogsdbtest.as.it.ubc.ca, fogsapptest.as.it.ubc.ca,UBCSCID-SS1D1.science.ubc.ca, UBCSCID-SS1DBD1.science.ubc.ca, UBCSCID-SS1P1.science.ubc.ca, UBCSCID-SS1DBP1.science.ubc.ca

UBC IT Shared Web Hosting Service Maintenance November 23, 2013 07:00-10:00 PT

Sites hosted on UBC IT’s shared web hosting infrastructure will be unavailable for a period of time on November 23 between 07:00-10:00 PT due to system upgrades and maintenance.

myvpn.ubc.ca server upgrade November 23, 2013 08:00 – 09:00 PT

On Nov 23, 2013 08:00 – 09:00 PT, myvpn.ubc.ca server will be upgraded to new servers. No VPN services available during the change window and existing VPN connections will be cutoff. No client side action required.