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Routine patching: BCNET Information Technology Maintenance September 24, 2020 20:00 – 22:59 PDT

From: 20:00 Thursday, September 24, 2020 To: 22:59 Thursday, September 24, 2020 Reason: BCNET internal and external servers will be patched as part of this maintenance. Effects: Impact will be minimized to BCNET IT services as redundant systems are in place. Some of these systems include the following; DNS, NTP, Eduroam, BCNET Wiki. Contact: Please […]

Resolved : EduCloud Server (Kamloops) Issues – September 11, 2020 12:00 PT

From: ~12:25 Friday, September 11, 2020 To:   14:15 Friday, September 11, 2020 We experienced a hardware issue affecting several EduCloud Server workloads hosted in Kamloops.  Some hosted virtual machines experienced connectivity issues or performance degradation. Logging into BCNET services and the member wiki were impacted during this incident.  

City of Surrey King George Blvd. Fiber Relocation Maintenance September 10, 2020 10:30-11:30 PT.

From:       10:30 PT Wednesday, September 10, 2020 To:         11:30 PT Wednesday, September 10, 2020   Reason:     City of Surrey will be relocating a section of a fiber-optic cable in order to accommodate the removal of four BC Hydro poles along King George Boulevard. The service outage impacts the F1-96 fibres (CoS-BCN-0005-288F) between Surrey Central City / BCNET SURTX to Surrey Memorial Hospital Core […]

Routine patching: BCNET Information Technology Maintenance September 10, 2020 20:00 – 22:59 PDT

From: 20:00 Thursday, September 10, 2020 To: 22:59 Thursday, September 10, 2020 Reason: BCNET internal and external servers will be patched as part of this maintenance. Effects: Impact will be minimized to BCNET IT services as redundant systems are in place. Some of these systems include the following; DNS, NTP, Eduroam, BCNET Wiki. Contact: Please […]

City of Surrey King George Blvd Fiber Relocation Maintenance September 9, 2020 10:30-11:30 PT

From:       10:30 PT Wednesday, September 9, 2020 To:         11:30 PT Wednesday, September 9, 2020   Reason:     City of Surrey will be relocating a section of a fiber-optic cable in order to accommodate the removal of four BC Hydro poles along King George Boulevard. The service outage impacts the F1-96 fibres (CoS-BCN-0005-288F) between Surrey Central City / BCNET SURTX to Surrey Memorial Hospital Core […]

Urban Fibre / Rogers Fibre Maintenance September 4th 00:00 PT – September 4th 06:00 PT

From: 00:00 PT Friday, September 4, 2020 To: 06:00 PT Friday, September 4, 2020 Reason: Rogers will be working on their splice case RS0085 (Highbury St and W 10th Ave), from Thursday, September 3rd 11:59 PM to Friday morning September 4th 6:00 AM. The 144F fibre optic cable ID is UL0006, BCNET cable ID is […]

RESOLVED: EduCloud Server (Kamloops) Issues – September 2, 2020 15:15 PT

September 02, 2020, 15:15 PT The issues affecting several EduCloud Server workloads has been resolved. We have experienced a hardware issue affecting several EduCloud Server workloads hosted in Kamloops.  Some hosted virtual machines may experience connectivity issues or performance degradation.   We are currently working on issue resolution and will provide an update at 14:30 […]

Kaltura Enterprise Video platform version upgrade August 22, 2020, 04:00 PT to August 23, 2020, 23:59 PT

The Kaltura Enterprise Video Platform within all Learning Management Systems (e.g. Canvas), and MediaSpace portals will be offline between August 22, 2020, 04:00 PT to August 23, 2020, 23:59 PT. During this time, users will not be able to access any video content. Users will not be able to View/Play/Upload/Edit/Delete/Record content.

BCNET Backbone Network Failover Test between the BCNET VANTX and SURTX Exchange sites August 19, 2020 06:00-08:00 PT

From:       06:00 PT Wednesday, August 19, 2020 To:         08:00 PT Wednesday, August 19, 2020   Reason:     BCNET will test the failover between the VANTX and SURTX Exchange sites for NREN services and BCNET network service continuity.     Effects:    This is a threat notice. All traffic is expected to failover to the alternate paths during this test.     Contact:    Please contact the […]

BCNET will connect the dual power supply ABC Communications demarcation devices to the UPS 2 at VANTX August 20, 2020 06:30-07:30 PT

From:       06:30 PT Thursday, August 20, 2020 To:         07:30 PT Thursday, August 20, 2020   Reason:     BCNET will reconnect one of the dual power supplies to the UPS 2 source for additional power redundancy on the following ABC Communications demarcation devices: CC1ABCVANBCWH-S00(Juniper EX3300) and VANCBCCNMD01(Ciena 3930).   Effects:    Both ABC Communications demarcation devices have dual power supplies and expected to stay operational during […]