Planned File Storage System Outage

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University Systems is performing service upgrades to the Enterprise File Storage System. This will result in an outage of up to 13 hours from 9:00 pm Friday, November 6th to 10:00 am Saturday, November 7th. During this outage, you will be unable to connect to the following file shares:

  • all file shares beginning with \\uvic\storage\
  • all file shares beginning with \\netdrive.uvic.ca\
  • all file shares beginning with \\wallaby.comp.uvic.ca\
  • all file shares beginning with \\wallaby.sfg.uvic.ca\
  • all terminal services: remote.uvic.ca, remote.nsl.uvic.ca, remote.systems.uvic.ca
  • any other files or folders that are stored on the Enterprise File Storage System

This outage is required to complete the migration of the Enterprise File Storage System to new hardware. This hardware replacement will improve the overall stability and scalability of the Enterprise File Storage System.

If you have any questions or concerns about this scheduled outage, please contact the University Systems Computer Help Desk