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University Systems makes every effort to inform the university community of any issues affecting the services that we offer. Messages regarding planned maintenance or unexpected outages of our services are shown below.

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COMPLETE: OnlineAcademicCommunity update 2014Jul31 0745 no outage

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 07:27:38 pm by markv@uvic.ca
Effective date: July 31, 2014 at 07:45:00 am(12 hours ago)

Effective 12 hours ago: COMPLETE: We will be doing some minor updates on OnlineAcademicCommunity 2014Jul31 0745 -- no outage is expected.

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University Systems


Scheduled Maintenance for unix.uvic.ca

Posted on July 30, 2014 at 05:40:31 pm by erempel@uvic.ca
Effective date: August 01, 2014 at 08:00:00 pm(23 hours from now)

Effective 23 hours from now: Maintenance will take place on unix.uvic.ca at 8:00pm Friday Aug 1.

This host also provides the ftp.uvic.ca and sftp.uvic.ca services which are used to upload/download content to/from the Web Hosting Service.

Please save any work prior to 8:00pm and refrain from using the service unit 8:30pm when the service is expected to be available again.

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helpdesk@uvic.ca
(250) 721-7687


NETS: Power Bar Replacement Affecting Family Student Housing - Fri. Aug. 1, 7:15am

Posted on July 31, 2014 at 01:42:19 pm by slahey@uvic.ca
Effective date: August 01, 2014 at 07:15:00 am(10 hours from now)

Effective 10 hours from now: Network Services will be replacing a power bar that devices in R39 are connected to. This change will affect network services in the following buildings:

R38
R39
HLP
R15
R13
R27
R29
R36
R34
R02
R06
R03
R11

Network users in these buildings will notice a disruption in network services of up to 5 minutes during this change. Work is scheduled to begin at 7:15am.

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Network Services


Exchange 2013 Maintenance

Posted on July 31, 2014 at 02:58:04 pm by sinisa@uvic.ca
Effective date: July 31, 2014 at 08:30:00 pm(14 minutes ago)

Effective 14 minutes ago: This evening at 8:30PM we will be performing maintenance on the Exchange 2013 servers, including modifying Outlook connectivity options.

No outage is anticipated. Users whose mailboxes have been migrated to Exchange 2013 and are using Outlook 2013 may receive a notice that Administrator has made a change and to restart their Outlook clients.

Thank you for your understanding.

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Sinisa
Data Centre Services
University Systems


Minitab license Update

Posted on July 31, 2014 at 04:02:41 pm by edeen@uvic.ca
Effective date: August 01, 2014 at 07:45:00 am(11 hours from now)

Effective 11 hours from now: The Minitab license on the FlexLM license manager will be updated for the following year.
There should be no impact on any users.

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Eugene Deen,
Senior Technical Analyst
University Systems
edeen@uvic.ca