Server maintenance this evening - potential services affected


From 6 to 9 pm this evening, we will perform a maintenance operation.

We do not anticipate any effects on any applications or services. However, there is a possibility that some services may be affected during the maintenance period.

Services which may be affected:

  • Banner/ Minerva
  • Data Warehouse
  • myCourses
  • myMcGill portal
  • Content Management System (CMS)
  • Library: ExLibris, Metalink, Library digital collection
  • Staff Exchange email
  • Backup system
  • Virtual machines hosted on the Production or Development VMWares clusters
  • 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

The following systems will not be affected:

  • Staff and student personal network drives
  • Student Exchange email on Outlook Web Access -
  • Storage Virtualization servers
  • Printing Services server
  • DHCP service
  • COOL03/MediaSite
  • Biomedical Engineering server
  • Banner Imaging servers
  • IHSP (McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy) server
  • AntiVirus
  • Continuing Medical Education (CME) server