BCNET KAMTX1 Rack 1 Power Distribution Units Replacement on December 19, 2020 06:00-08:00 PT

Update 08:00 PT Saturday, December 19, 2020:

This Maintenance has been completed


From:       06:00 PT Saturday, December 19, 2020

To:         08:00 PT Saturday, December 19, 2020

Reason:     BCNET will be replacing two End-of-Life Power Distribution Units in the Rack 1 at the BCNET Kamloops Exchange, KAMTX1.

Effects:    The following equipment in this rack has two or more physical power supplies and is expected to stay operational during this maintenance window:

  • Shaw 10G Transit (OK-BCN-3, sp1bcn.ok-4/2)
  • Ciena Waveserver KMLP2.WS1

Threat only for the following circuits:

  • BCNET KAMTX 10G Shaw Transit;
  • BCNET CR1.KMLP8 – CR1.VNCV1 via Waveserver.

The following equipment in this rack has only one physical power supply and will be down during this maintenance window for approximately 20 minutes:

  • Shaw Cisco Switch OK-BNC-1;
  • Telus ECOPS388115-3 BCNET to UNBC Converter;
  • Telus MRV UNBC;
  • Telus MRV COTR;
  • Telus MRV NVIT;
  • Telus MRV TRU;
  • Telus Console Server.

Outage for the following circuits:

  • UNBC Secondary Link to BCNET via Telus (CID: 1453521);
  • NVIT Merritt Campus (Telus CID: 1460676);
  • NVIT Burnaby Campus (Telus CID: 1460676);
  • TRU Clearwater Campus (Telus CID: 1460573);
  • TRU Lillooet Campus (Telus CID: 1460573);
  • TRU Williams Lake Campus (Telus CID: 1460573);
  • COTR Cranbrook Campus (Telus CID: 1433757);
  • COTR Cranbrook Gold Creek Campus (Telus CID: 1433757);
  • COTR Creston Campus (Telus CID: 1433757);
  • COTR Fernie Campus (Telus CID: 1433757);
  • COTR Golden Campus (Telus CID: 1433757);
  • COTR Invermere Campus (Telus CID: 1433757);
  • COTR Kimberley Campus (Telus CID: 1433757).

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

when network problems are experienced outside of a maintenance window.