Archibus Database Schema Changes September 23, 2020, 09:00-10:00 PT

The Archibus and Online Spatial Information Systems (OSIS) applications and database will be unavailable on September 23, 2020, from 09:00-10:00 PT to implement Archibus database schema changes required for the Application Ecosystem Program (AEP) Workday (WDPO-247). UBC Okanagan users will not be able to access the Facilities Help Desk during this time.

Staging UBC Identity Provider Maintenance September 23, 2020, 14:00-16:00 PT

The non-production Staging UBC Identity Provider service (IdP aka Shibboleth) will be undergoing system maintenance on September 23, 2020, 14:00-16:00 PT. Short service outages can be expected throughout the maintenance period.

Personnel Absence Tracker (PAT) Maintenance September 23, 2020, 21:00-21:30 PT

The Personnel Absence Tracker application ( will be changed to read-only starting on September 23, 2020, 21:00 PT. The application will be unavailable for the duration of the change from 21:00 to 21:30 PT. Please note that after the maintenance, end user access to PAT will be limited to read-only, with no further changes being […]

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 […]

UBC Vancouver Load Balancer Maintenance September 24, 2020, 21:00-23:00 PT

UBC IT will be performing maintenance on the load balancing systems on September 24, 2020, from 21:00-23:00 PT. No service interruptions are expected

UBC SharePoint Maintenance September 25, 2020, 19:00 PT to September 27, 2020, 17:00 PT

From September 25, 2020, 19:00 to September 27, 2020, 17:00 PT, the UBC SharePoint Software as a Service (SaaS) service will be undergoing maintenance. During this maintenance window, SharePoint sites will be accessible, however, no changes can be made as it will be in read-only mode.

UBC Collaboration Suite (Skype for Business) Maintenance September 25, 2020, 20:00 PT to September 27, 2020, 22:00 PT

The UBC Collaboration Suite (Skype for Business) service will be undergoing scheduled maintenance from September 25, 2020, 20:00 PT to September 27, 2020, 22:00 PT. Users may experience temporary service interruptions during this maintenance period.

UBC Collibra Production Environment Maintenance September 27, 2020, 05:00-09:00 PT

UBC Collibra Production environment will be undergoing maintenance on September 27, 2020, 05:00-09:00 PT. Expected service downtime is about 20 minutes.

Addition of External Email Banner – Security Enhancement September 28, 2020, 07:00 PT

UBC IT will be implementing a banner for all emails which originate outside of the UBC network which will apply to all Staff and Faculty UBC email accounts. The addition of this security enhancement will help users determine if messages are internal or external to UBC.

TeamShare and Home Drive Maintenance September 28, 2020, 10:00-16:00 PT

TeamShare and Home Drive based at the Vancouver campus will be undergoing maintenance on September 28, 2020, 10:00-16:00 PT. No end user impact is expected during this window.