BCNET Network Maintenance at VANTX on December 20, 2021 from 06:00 PT to 07:00 PT

From:       06:00 PT Monday, December 20, 2021

To:         07:00 PT Monday, December 20, 2021


Reason:     BCNET will be replacing the End-of-Life Juniper MPC3 card in our Core Router at the BCNET Vancouver Exchange, VANTX.


Effects:    This is a service affecting activity. The actual outage is expected to be 15 minutes within the Maintenance Window. The following services will be affected:

  • BCNET Services:
  • BCNET SW6.VNCV1 ge-0/0/8 (Fortinet Collector Switch Stack device SW6.VNCV1)
  • BCNET FW1-PRIM.VNCV1 (Sophos Firewall)
  • BCNET SW6.VNCV1 ge-1/0/8 (Fortinet Collector Switch Stack device SW7.VNCV1)
  • BCNET IPV6 Lab _Sw1.V6LAB.VNCV1 Uplink
  • CANARIE Services:
  • CANARIE RDC UBCO (UBCO Statistics Canada RDC connection)
  • CANARIE RDC UNBC (UNBC Statistics Canada RDC connection)
  • FDU Services:
  • FDU West Georgia Campus Connection to BCNET
  • Verisign Services:
  • VERISIGN Production connection to BCNET
  • VERISIGN MGMT connection to BCNET
  • Netrium Network Services:
  • Netrium Networks connection to BCNET
  • Distibutel Services:
  • Distributel via Cologix 6B connection to BCNET




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