Server maintenance - Aug. 24 2 pm to 7 pm: Potential interruptions to several services


Maintenance will be performed on the Enterprise Storage Area Network (SAN) on Friday, Aug. 24 from 2 pm to 7 pm.

We do not anticipate any effects on any applications or services. However, as with any such maintenance, problems may occur. We apologize in advance for any service interruptions.

The services listed below may be affected at any point during the maintenance window:

  • Banner/ Minerva
  • Data Warehouse
  • myCourses
  • myMcGill portal
  • Content Management System (CMS)
  • Library: ExLibris, Metalink, Library digital collection
  • Enterprise Backup systems
  • Staff Exchange email
  • Virtual machines hosted on the Production or Development VMWares clusters
  • UCS servers
  • Staff Exchange email
  • Staff and student personal network drives (P: or R: drives)
  • EVault
  • DHCP service
  • COOL03/MediaSite
  • Biomedical Engineering server
  • Banner Imaging servers
  • Departmental servers:
    • Faculty of Engineering departmental servers
    • DARS database server
    • Production departmental Oracle RAC servers
    • Production departmental Oracle DataGuard server
    • Development departmental Oracle RAC servers
    • Production departmental Microsoft SQL cluster servers
    • Final Cut Project NCS Media Services server
    • Ancillary Services server
    • Systems Operations Manager servers

If you are experiencing a problem with any IT service during this maintenance window, call NCS Operations at 514-398-3699.