Print server upgrade to Windows Server 2022

Monday, November 27, 2023

What is happening? 

The print server (mapprint01.math.private.uwaterloo.ca) will be upgraded to Windows Server 2022 on December 27, 2023 starting at 9:00am

When is this happening? 

December 27, 2023 from 9:00am until 5:00pm

Who is impacted?

All faculty, graduate students, and staff that print to network printers.

What is the impact? 

Network printing will be unavailable during the upgrade process.  

What do you need to do? 

Refrain from network printing on December 27.  

After the upgrade, Windows machines that are managed by MFCF are expected to print without user intervention.  MacOS, Linux, and personal Windows machines may need to remove and reconnect their network printers if printing doesn't work.  Instructions for connecting network printers.

Questions or concerns? Contact Eric Buller or submit an RT