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: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. by appointment only
  • Ext.: 46323 
  • Email or Teams: mfcfhelp@uwaterloo.ca
  • Email to MFCF RT form: rt-mfcf@rt.uwaterloo.ca
  1. Oct. 20, 2021File storage expansion

    Update: We are expanding a data aggregate used for Research volume by adding new disks. This is a non-disruptive process and should not impact any user file access or operations.

    Affects: All general region and teaching region storage including files.math.uwaterloo.ca, mfsfs.uwaterloo.ca, home drives, depts drives, etc.,

    Date: October 30, 2021 8:00AM - 9:00AM

  2. Oct. 7, 2021Wireless network connection failures

    There are problems with the wireless network service across campus beginning around noon today.  IST is investigating.

  3. Sep. 30, 2021Non-disruptive upgrade of NetApp

    An additional shelf of NetApp storage will be installed on Thursday, September 30, 2021 between 10:00am and noon.  This should be non-disruptive.  This NetApp provides storage to the Faculty of Math via different service names:

    • for faculty, grads and staff: files.math.uwaterloo.ca
    • for ugrads:  files.student.math.uwaterloo.ca / mfsfs.uwaterloo.ca
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