File storage maintenance - Tues. Aug. 5, 2014 from 9pm to midnight - interruptions to several services


Maintenance will be done on the Enterprise Storage Area Network (SAN) on Tuesday, August 5 from 9pm to midnight.

The following McGill services will be unavailable for approximately 15 to 30 minutes any time during this maintenance period:

  • All Staff and Student home folders (R: & P: drives)
  • All departmental file shares on the central file servers
  • Evault Archives and Indexing

Before the maintenance: Save and close all files on your departmental server before 9 pm Tuesday, Aug. 5. Note, if you want to continue working on a file, you can save the file to your local hard drive and then copy it over to the departmental server after the maintenance.

After the maintenance: You may need to reconnect to your mapped drives. To do this, simply reboot your computer.