CANARIE/BCNET Backbone Network Maintenance in Victoria, Vancouver and Kamloops July 18, 2020 06:00-12:00 PT

From:       06:00 PT Saturday, July 18, 2020

To:         12:00 PT Saturday, July 18, 2020


Reason:     CANARIE will perform maintenance work on the WROADM network optical domains in preparation for network equipment upgrades later this year.


Effects:    Backbone network connectivity between Seattle and Victoria, Victoria and Vancouver, and Vancouver and Kamloops will be under maintenance during this window.


For all Vancouver Island members, all NREN/ORAN connectivity and Peering services at the BCNET Victoria Exchange, VICTX, will be impacted. The expected service interruption is up to 2 hours at the beginning of the maintenance window.

The Internet Transit services at VICTX will not be impacted and will stay operational throughout the maintenance window.


All other affected sites and services are expected to failover to alternate paths during this maintenance.



Contact:    Please contact the BCNET Operations Center at 604-822-1348 option 3 or

when network problems are experienced outside of a maintenance window.


Posted By:  BCNET Operations Center

604-822-1348 option 3