What is impacted: All VIU technology hosted at the Nanaimo Campus VIU IT is performing a major upgrade to our centralized storage system to improve performance, reliability and security
Level of impact: Service Interruption. Services and Servers hosted in Nanaimo may appear unresponsive for up to 30 seconds, twice, during the maintenance window. Access to network shares such as U Drives, Roaming Profiles, My Documents, Desktop Files and Department Shares will disconnect/reconnect twice during the maintenance window for up to 5 minutes.
Timing: 9:00pm to 1:00am, Monday July 23
Preparation: Please logoff your computer when you leave for the day on July 23rd, 2018. If you need to access and work on files from the network shares listed above during the maintenance window, please copy them to a USB Thumb Drive and work on them from there until the maintenance window is complete. Please remember to copy your files back to the network share afterwards.
Jul 18, 14:44 PDT
What is impacted: VIU Services including Library Catalog, VIUBlogs, Mediawiki, Meta Project, VIU Contribute websites.
Level of impact: Service Interruption. All services listed will be unavailable for up to 15 minutes during the maintenance window.
Timing: 6:00am to 7:00am, Wednesday July 25.
Description: All Linux servers are receiving monthly updates and must be restarted.
Preparation: Please close these systems and all applications connected to these systems before 6:00am. Do not use these systems during the maintenance period.
Services that may be unavailable for up to 15 minutes between 6:00am to 7:00am:
- Library Catalog
- Meta Project
- VIU Contribute websites
Jul 18, 14:33 PDT