From: 08:00am PT Saturday, October 16, 2021
To: 10:00am PT Saturday, October 16, 2021
Reason: CANARIE and BCNET will be performing software upgrades to the optical network infrastructure in Victoria.
Effects: The backbone network segments between Seattle-Victoria and Victoria-Vancouver will be under maintenance during this window.
For all Vancouver Island members, all ORAN and Peering services at the BCNET Victoria Exchange, VICTX, will be impacted.
Planned downtime for the affected services is 15 minutes within the Maintenance window.
The Internet Transit services at VICTX will not be impacted and will stay operational throughout the maintenance window.
Member institutions expecting to rely on alternative connections during this outage should ensure before the outage that the alternate connections will function correctly.
Please reply to this email if you need additional details to assess the risk for your organization.
Contact: Please contact the BCNET Operations Center at 604-822-1348 option 3
or email@example.com when network problems are experienced outside of the maintenance window.
Posted By: BCNET Operations Center
604-822-1348 option 3, firstname.lastname@example.org