UBC Networks

Phasing Out UBC Open Wireless Network August 14, 2011 22:00-23:00

UBC IT is phasing out the ‘ubc’ Open Wireless service in favour of the more secure ‘ubcsecure’ service for all UBC campuses. During this maintenance window, the login procedure for the ‘ubc’ service will be changed to direct users to the available wireless services and the setup tool AutoConnect. It is strongly recommended that all […]

Wireless ‘ubcsecure’ Network Upgrade August 14, 2011 22:00-23:00

The WPA1 encryption protocol on the ‘ubcsecure’ Secure Wireless network will be phased out at all UBC campuses during this maintenance window. This is well known to be an insecure encryption method and WPA2/AES is the recommended method. The AutoConnect Utility provides setups to securely connect to the ‘ubcsecure’ Wireless Service. Detailed information on these […]

UBC to BCNET Fiber Maintenance August 4, 2011 00:01-06:00

The fiber network connecting UBC with BCNET requires maintenance. The majority of UBC network services will not be impacted during this maintenance as there are multiple fiber paths in use. The following services will have interruptions of less than 5 minutes during the maintenance window: UBC ResNet UBC Robson Square to UBC Point Grey UBC […]

VGH Network Maintenance July 29, 2011 22:00 – July 30, 2011 04:00

The BC Health Authority (HSSBC) will be performing scheduled network maintenance at the Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) campus between July 29th 22:00 and July 30th 04:00. UBC wireless services at VGH will be intermittently unavailable during this time.

ResNet Connectivity Issue in Marine Drive Residence 21:00 Update

The issue with ResNet connectivity in Marine Drive Residence is now resolved as of 21:00.

ResNet Connectivity Issue in Marine Drive Residence 18:00

There are currently ResNet connectivity issues in Marine Drive Residence as of 18:00. Technicians have been contacted and are investigating the issue. The estimated time to resolution is unknown.

ResNet Maintenance July 28, 2011 07:00-07:30

Network maintenance will be performed on the UBC Vancouver ResNet from 07:00 to 07:30 on July 28th, 2011. Although not expected, there may be sporadic network outages across ResNet as core switch upgrades are performed. Building networks affected would include Totem Park, Place Vanier, Rits-UBC House, Walter Gage, Fairview Crescent, Marine Drive, Thunderbird, Acadia Park, […]

Network Outage Affecting Many Buildings on Campus July 18, 2011 17:30 Update

The problem with the network outage is resolved as of 17:30. NMC is investigating the cause of this outage.

Network Outage Affecting Many Buildings on Campus July 18, 2011 16:45

At approx 16:45 we experienced a network issue that has impacted several of our networks and Voip phones on campus. We are investigating.

Life Sciences Centre wireless service restored July 6, 2011, 15:00

The wireless service at the Life Sciences Centre has been restored at 15:00 on July 6, 2011.