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UBC Enhanced CWL (Multi-factor Authentication) What are the deadlines for UBC’s MFA Requirement? Now – May 31 – We want all of the department staff and faculty on-boarded before they leave for summer Summer 2019 – we will continue to nag everyone in the department for those not on-boarded this Spring November 2019 – The deadline when everyone not […]

Botany websites unavailable for updates.

All Botany Drupal websites (,, are not available between 3-5pm on Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019.

Botany Drupal websites update

All Botany Drupal websites will be unavailable briefly between 4-5PM on Wednesday, Feb 20 for security updates.

We are moving into UDC!

We are moving into UDC!

After long waiting in the queue, we finally get hold of our rack in the UBC Data Centre in the Pharmaceutical Sicences Building. We are moving our servers into this state-of-art facility.

Botany Backup Service back to normal

Due to backup storage system migration request by UBC IT, Botany Backup service was unavailable for a few days. It took more time to migrate than we expected. But finally this service is back to normal since early on Saturday, Feb 9.

Botany websites maintenance – done

Several Botany websites were temporary unavailable for maintenance. Now we have applied the security patches. Everything should be back to normal.

Backup service recovered

Botany backup service is now back to work around 3PM on Jan 16, 2019. There was some storage problem. We contacted UBC IT, and they have fixed the problem.