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RESOLVED – SSC Course Schedule Issue – July 15th, 2018 – 08:45 PT

July 12, 2018 - 9:30pm

This issue was resolved at 08:45.

 

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We are currently experiencing intermittent issues with course schedules in SSC.  Some users may not see their course schedules.

UBC IT technicians are currently investigating the issue.

Our next update is scheduled to be at 09:30 PT.

FMS PeopleSoft Maintenance JUL 15, 2018 12:00 -17:00 PT

July 12, 2018 - 9:30pm

All FMS PeopleSoft online services will be available and operational during the change window.

UBCO Advising and Involvement Career Services Manager (CSM) Maintenance July 16th, 2018 04:00 – 06:00 PT

July 12, 2018 - 9:25pm

The UBCO Advising and Involvement Career Services Manager (CSM) will undergo maintenance on Monday July 16th from 04:00 to 06:00 PT. During this time the portal may not be available for use.

Please contact SIS Support (sis.support@ubc.ca) if you have any questions or concerns.

UBC Wiki – Scheduled Upgrade – July 16th, 2018 10:00-12:00 PT

July 12, 2018 - 9:20pm

UBC Wiki will be upgraded with new features on July 16, 2018, from 10:00 to 12:00 PT. During this period, UBC Wiki will be read only but still accessible.

myLogs Upgrade Jul 10, 2018 11:00 PT – Jul 12, 2018 16:00 PT

July 11, 2018 - 9:31pm

Academic Systems will be upgrading the myLogs service from the morning of Monday July 10th until end of day Wednesday July 12th. This should be transparent to all clients. Please contact Academic Systems if any issues occur.

Online Advising Management System (OAMS) Scheduled Release 1.3.0 July 11th, 2018 20:00 – 22:00 PT

July 11, 2018 - 12:17pm

The Online Advising Management System (OAMS) application is undergoing maintenance, and will not be available on July 11th 2018, from 20:00 – 22:00 PT.

If you have any questions, please contact Academic Systems at sis.support@ubc.ca.

Encryption – ePolicy Orchestrator upgrade – JUL 11, 2018 20:30 – JUL 12, 2018 00:30 PT

July 11, 2018 - 8:00am

The management console (ePolicy Orchestrator) for UBC’s encryption services – encrypt.it.ubc.ca – will be upgraded on Wednesday, July 11th starting at 20:30 PT, over a 4 hour window.

No interruption to encryption on endpoints is anticipated as a result of this upgrade.

Encryption Edge Administrators will be unable to access the ePO during this outage window.

UBC IT Network Maintenance – Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 20:00 – 22:00 PT

July 11, 2018 - 8:00am

UBC IT NMC will perform maintenance of the Vancouver campus firewall on Wednesday July 11th, 2018 20:00 – 22:00 PT. During the upgrade, there will be no impact on Internet access for Vancouver campus.

Canvas Functionality Update – Addition of Abacus Demo LTI – Jul 11, 2018 10:00 – 12:00 PT

July 11, 2018 - 8:00am

The Abacus Demo Integration will be added into Canvas on July 11th from 10:00 to 12:00 PT. Canvas will be available during the update window. Kindly refrain from using the new integration until after 12:00 PT.

Scarfe Library/Lecture Block Network Upgrades July 10, 2018 04:00 – 07:30 PT

July 10, 2018 - 1:28pm

Network maintenance is being performed on the Neville Scarfe Building Network to facilitate upgrades as part of the Network Switch Replacement Program. During this service window on Tuesday July 10th between 04:00-07:30 PT, all Wired and Wireless network services will be unavailable, and/or sporadic, in the Library as well as the Basement and Main Floors of the Lecture Block , as end user ports are migrated, and the connectivity is verified.

Wireless Network Infrastructure Maintenance July 6, 2018 19:00 – 22:00 PT

July 6, 2018 - 9:31pm

UBC IT will be upgrading its off-site wireless network infrastructure on Friday, July 6, 2018 19:00 – 22:00 PT. During this maintenance window, UBC wireless services may be intermittent or unavailable at the following locations:

St Pauls Hospital
Vancouver General Hospital Campus
BC Children’s and Women’s Hospital
Squamish General Hospital
Lions Gate Hospital
Powell River General Hospital
R.W. Large Memorial Hospital
Bella Coola General Hospital
Sechelt Hospital
Hilltop House
Fraser Valley Cancer Centre
Delta Hospital
Surrey Memorial Hospital
Royal Columbian Hospital
Chilliwack General Hospital
Fort Nelson General Hospital
Prince George Native Health Centre Authority
University Hospital of Northern British Columbia
Bulkley Valley District Hospital
Dawson Creek & District Hospital
Fort St. John General Hospital
North Haida Gwaii Hospital & Health Centre
Kitimat General Hospital
Mills Memorial Hospital
Prince George Youth Forensic Psychiatric Services
Prince Rupert Regional Hospital
Cariboo Memorial Hospital
Royal Inland Hospital
Vernon Jubilee Hospital
Creston Valley Hospital
100 Mile House District Hospital
Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital
Elk Valley Hospital
Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital
Queen Victoria Hospital
Invermere & District Hospital
East Kootenay Regional Hospital
Penticton Regional Hospital

Fraudulent Email Alert: Library Account Expiration – July 7th, 2018

July 6, 2018 - 9:25pm

Do not reply to this email or click on the link contained in the email. If you think you may have submitted a password you use for a UBC account, please change the password ASAP and advise security@ubc.ca of the possible temporary breach of your account.  The email can be deleted from your Inbox or mobile phone.

 

Centre for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL) Career Services Manager (CSM) Maintenance July 9th, 2018 04:00 – 06:00 PT

July 6, 2018 - 9:20pm

The Centre for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL) Career Services Manager (CSM) will undergo maintenance on Monday July 9th from 04:00 to 06:00 PT. During this time the portal may not be available for use.

Please contact SIS Support (sis.support@ubc.ca) if you have any questions or concerns.

Woodward Library Network Upgrade July 9, 2018 19:00 – 22:00 PT

July 6, 2018 - 9:15pm

Network maintenance is being performed on the Woodward Library network to facilitate upgrades as part of the Network Switch Replacement Program. During this service window on Monday July 9, 2018 19:00 – 22:00 PT, all wired and wireless network services will be sporadic, as the network services are migrated, and the connectivity is verified.

WordPress 4.9.7 Addresses File Deletion Vulnerability

July 6, 2018 - 12:03pm

WordPress versions 4.9.6 and earlier are affected by a media issue that could potentially allow a user with certain capabilities to attempt to delete files outside the uploads directory.

WordPress 4.9.7 is now available and resolves this vulnerability. This is a security and maintenance release for all versions since WordPress 3.7.

Security Risk: Medium

Action:

  1. Update immediately to4.9.7
  2. It is recommended that automatic updates be enabled on WordPress sites

WordPress websites and blogs hosted by CTLT

If your WordPress website is hosted by CTLT cms.ubc.ca, or your blog is hosted on blogs.ubc.ca, CTLT has addressed the upgrade already.

Additional Information

https://wordpress.org/news/2018/07/wordpress-4-9-7-security-and-maintenance-release/

If you have any questions, please contact security@ubc.ca

Online Payment Tool – FMS OPT: Enhancement Release, July 5, 2018 16:30 – July 6, 2018 10:00 PT

July 5, 2018 - 9:31pm

We will be performing OPT Enhancement Release activities on Thursday, July 5th. This activity will require the following outage:

-Online Payment Tool (OPT) between July 5, 2018 16:30- July 6, 2018 10:00 PT.

UBC IT Network Maintenance – Thursday, July 5th, 2018 20:00 – 23:00 PT

July 5, 2018 - 9:30pm

UBC IT NMC will perform maintenance of the campus firewall on Thursday July 5th, 2018 20:00 – 23:00 PT. During the upgrade, there will be no impact on Internet access for Vancouver campus.

Scarfe Library Block Network Upgrades July 6, 2018 06:00 – 07:00 PT

July 5, 2018 - 9:29pm

Network maintenance is being performed on the Neville Scarfe Building Network to facilitate upgrades as part of the Network Switch Replacement Program. During this service window on Friday July 6th between 06:00-07:00 PT, all Wired and Wireless network services will be unavailable, and/or sporadic, in the Library Block 2nd Floor, as end user ports are migrated, and the connectivity is verified.

EduCloud Server Service Maintenance – Development Workloads – July 08, 2018 06:00 – 12:00 PT

July 5, 2018 - 9:25pm

We will be performing scheduled maintenance on the Development Workloads in EduCloud Server environment (https://bcnet.educloud.ubc.ca) on Saturday, July 08th, from 06:00 – 12:00 PT.
Dev workloads running on the EduCloud service will remain up and running. Administrators will be able to manage virtual machines via normal management methods like RDP and SSH.

UBC Hospital Voice Service Maintenance July 5, 2018 00:00 – 06:00 PT

July 4, 2018 - 7:00pm

Our service provider will be performing maintenance affecting the UBC Hospital phone service on July 5, 2018 for up to 6 hours between 00:00 at 06:00 PT. No impact is anticipated as a result of this change.