Welcome to MFCF

MFCF supports the computing needs of all members and visitors of the Faculty of Mathematics with the exception of members and visitors of the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science. These persons should instead contact our colleagues in the Computer Science Computing Facility (CSCF) for service.

MFCF Help Centre Information

  • Location: Mathematics & Computer Building (MC) 3017
  • Hours: Monday - Friday:
    • 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • closed 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Phone: 519-888-4567, ext. 36323
  • Email: mfcfhelp@uwaterloo.ca

  1. Mar. 29, 2019Windows 10 Release 1809 availability announcement

    What is happening? As part of the continuous upgrade process for Windows 10, MFCF will be advertising a managed upgrade via System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) for Windows 10 workstations that are joined to Nexus.  The advertisement will allow you to select when the upgrade applies. Machines running Windows 7, 8, or 8.1 are not affected. 

  2. Feb. 5, 2019Replacement machine for www.math

    UPDATE 6 pm Wednesday February 13:

    Today's noon-hour test went well. Further tests will be scheduled. Meanwhile the old machine is in service again.


    What is happening:

    A replacement machine for www.math will be activated on Monday morning February 11.  This affects personal web pages (public_html) and a small number of older group sites. It does not affect anything in the Drupal WCMS or OpenScholar.

    What we've done so far:

  3. Oct. 10, 2018October power outage - updated Oct. 10

    Update: 2018-10-10 07:45 - Power has been restored to MC/M3/DC, the NetApp (central file storage: fs107, fs05, etc) is online, other systems are currently booting.

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