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Print service planned outage

We plan to install a new SSL certificate in our print management server (AKA PaperCut server) at 12 PM on Friday, July 12, 2019. After installing this new SSL certificate, we will have to manually reconnect all associated devices to the print management server, which will take 10 to 15 minutes each. This will affect […]

UBC Enhanced CWL (Multi-factor Authentication)

On May 31, 2019, Faculty of Science board UBC Enhanced CWL For more info about UBC Enhanced CWL please check

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.