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Post date System Status: Update Notes
2016-08-12 - 13:07 PDT Conditions

External Network Maintenance Affecting Access to Hermes/Nestor and West Cloud on August 27, 9-am-5pm PT

On Saturday August 27, BC NET/CANARIE will be performing network maintenance between 9am-5pm PT. During this period there will be several hours with no external access to Hermes/Nestor and the West Cloud. Details on the schedule have not been released yet, so we will update this notice once the information is available. 

During this period Hermes/Nestor jobs will continue to run, if they rely on external resources (storage, etc) they will have issues during this period. For the West Cloud your instances (VM's) will continue to run, but you will not be able to access them. Access to the OpenStack Dashboard and API will also be affected. Access to the cloud will be available from the UVic campus if required. 

2016-05-31 - 16:14 PDT Online

Short network interruption at SFU at 9AM Thursday, June 2, 2016

Please at 9AM on Thursday, there will be short network outage for SFU WestGrid/LHCONE connection to BCNET as we switch fibre connection. We expect the outage is less than 5 minutes.

2016-03-14 - 12:31 PDT Online

Routing to Grex fixed

Routing to Grex fixed, connections are possible again.

2016-03-14 - 09:16 PDT Conditions

Grex is not available from certain sites

There is a routing issue that affects connections to Grex system. UofM network sysadmins are investigating it now. As a work-around, users could use re-SSH from Bugaboo or Jasper to Grex.

2015-12-08 - 08:03 PST Online

Winnipeg Westgrid node - short outage Tues, Dec 8th 9AM CST

Maintenance is over at 10AM CST, connectivity is restored.

2015-12-08 - 07:40 PST Offline

Winnipeg Westgrid node - short outage Tues, Dec 8th 9AM CST

Maintenance on Westgrid network link to Grex; connection to Grex is temporarily impossible. 

2015-12-04 - 11:00 PST Downtime Scheduled

Winnipeg Westgrid node - short outage Tues, Dec 8th 9AM CST

Tues, Dec 8th at 9:00AM (Central Time)

Maintenance will be preformed on the CWDM equipment between the UofM and Canarie.
This will cause a brief outage to the Winnipeg Westgrid node.

The expected duration should be less than 15-minutes (probably be closer to 5-minutes).

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