Task Plan May 21, 2016

UBC IT will be performing quarterly system maintenance on May 21, 2016 between 8:00 a.m and 2:00 p.m. Network maintenance will be performed on core routers at UBC Vancouver campus. Firewall maintenance will also be performed on the MedIT network.

Updates on our progress during System Maintenance will be available here on our Service Bulletins site at https://bulletins.it.ubc.ca/, or by contacting IT Service Centre at 604.822.6141 or via email at ubcuit-g-ops5@mail.ubc.ca.


Outage Plan Impact Status Activity Time
Library Online Course Reserves Upgrade
UBC Vancouver campus
Service will be intermittent during the transition. 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
UBC Core Router Network Maintenance
UBC Vancouver campus
Multiple buildings across UBCV campus will experience loss of network connectivity for up to 15 minutes. 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
UBC IT Firewall Maintenance Departments being transitioned will experience a brief outage of less than 10 minutes during the transition. 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
MedIT Firewall Maintenance Users of this firewall will experience an intermittent outage during this time. 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
UBC Load Balancer Maintenance
UBC Vancouver campus
No service disruptions are anticipated as an active unit will continue running. 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.