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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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FineArts Web Server outage for hardware replacement.

Posted on June 23, 2015 at 09:20:24 pm by
Effective date: June 26, 2015 at 07:30:00 am(4 days ago)

Effective 4 days ago: Replacement of failed hardware and reconfiguration of LUN connections to storage complete.

Please report any issues to Fine Arts System Admins at:

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The FineArts Web Server requires a replacement of a redundant piece of hardware used to attach to it's storage.

This replacement and testing may take up to an hour starting at 6am.

Thanks to UVic Computing for the replacement part.

David Broome tel 250.721-6307
Sr. Programmer Analyst, FineArts cel 250.360-7606
University of Victoria FIA 221 fax 250.721-7748

*Complete* - Network Maintenance - Core network

Posted on June 29, 2015 at 01:34:29 pm by
Effective date: June 30, 2015 at 06:30:00 am(17 hours ago)

Effective 17 hours ago: This work has been completed.


The second core router will be upgraded tomorrow morning at 06:30.

UVic Network Services

BDMS (Xtender) Unavailable 9 - 11pm Tue 30-Jun-2015

Posted on June 30, 2015 at 01:03:52 pm by
Effective date: June 30, 2015 at 09:00:00 pm(2 hours ago)

Effective 2 hours ago: Greetings,

BDMS (Xtender)for BAN2P will be unavailable from 9pm until 11pm tonight Tuesday June 30th in order to perform required maintenance.

Thank you,

Judson B. Tunnell
Production and Technical Support
University Systems