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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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Outage of several PDC6A and PDC6B Power Distribution Cabinets (PDCs) in EDC2

Posted on October 25, 2016 at 11:32:40 am by
Effective date: October 26, 2016 at 07:30:00 am(14 hours ago)

Effective 14 hours ago: Update: 3:30PM Oct 26 2016
The PDC 6B outage will proceed as planned on Friday Oct 28th 7:30AM
The PDC 6A outage will be re-scheduled under a separate informed

Update: 7:35AM Oct 26 2016
This procedure is being postponed.
There will be no PDC 6A outage this morning.
We will send out an update once a new outage has been scheduled.

We will be adding additional capacity to PDCs 6A and 6B; this will require an outage of PDC 6A on Wed Oct 26th and an outage of PDC 6B on Fri Oct 28th.

- Wed Oct 26th 7:30am - PDC 6A goes down
- Wed Oct 26th 5:00pm - PDC 6A back up

- Fri Oct 28th 7:30am - PDC 6B goes down
- Fri Oct 28th 5:00pm - PDC 6B back up

We are taking preventative steps so there are no impacts on services during these outage windows.

John Foxgord
Data Centre Services
University Systems

Security Policy Change to

Posted on October 26, 2016 at 07:08:23 am by
Effective date: October 26, 2016 at 07:04:00 am(14 hours ago)

Effective 14 hours ago: Network Services applied a new security policy to the site the morning of October 26, 2016 at 7:00am. This change should not affect the normal behaviour of this site.

If any problems arise from this change please contact

Scott Campbell
Snr Network Analyst
Network Services

Symmetry security update

Posted on October 26, 2016 at 01:01:21 pm by
Effective date: October 26, 2016 at 02:00:00 pm(7 hours ago)

Effective 7 hours ago: The symmetry nodes will be updated this afternoon in a rolling manner to apply urgent security updates.

Data Centre Services, University Systems
University of Victoria