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Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Alibaba VPN update

What is happening?

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Waterloo worked with Chinese network provider, Alibaba, to set up a virtual private network (VPN) to improve access to online learning resources for students studying in China. IST has observed use of this service has declined during the transition back to in-person teaching and learning. As a result, the service will be discontinued.

When is this happening?

This service will be discontinued on June 1.

Questions or concerns?

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Service interruption notice

What is happening?

Scheduled work requiring an electrical power shutdown at ML (05)

When is this happening?

7:45am, Tuesday, February 22nd

Where is this happening?

ML (05)

How does this affect the UW community?

At approximately 7:45 AM, ML (05) will experience loss of power for approximately 8 hours (7:45 AM to 3:45 PM)

Who to contact for more information?

Jürgen von Rosen
jvrosen@uwaterloo.ca
519-574-1294

Friday, February 11, 2022

Network update

What is happening?

In order to support the high volume of devices on campus, IST will be performing maintenance that requires a renewal of the eduroam SSL certificate

When is this happening?

Monday, February 14th - 7:00AM to 7:30AM

How does this affect the UW community?

Monday, February 7, 2022

Service interruption notice

Where is this happening?

PAS building

What is happening?

LP-1C electrical panel shutdown in PAS

When is this happening?

Thursday, February 10th - 6:00AM to 8:00AM

How does this affect the UW community?

The following rooms and items will lose power for the duration of the shutdown:

- Rooms 1227 through 1244

- Rooms 1257, 1258, and 1259

- Rooms 1110 and 1111

- Motorized door at receiving

Friday, January 28, 2022

Service interruption notice

What is happening?

Scheduled work requiring an electrical power shutdown at ML (05)

When is this happening?

7:45am, Tuesday, February 22nd

Where is this happening?

ML (05)

How does this affect the UW community?

At approximately 7:45 AM, ML (05) will experience loss of power for approximately 8 hours (7:45 AM to 3:45 PM)

Who to contact for more information?

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