The University of British Columbia | Okanagan
IT Helpdesk

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News and Updates


August 24, 2016 12:00 pm
At 1:00 pm on Saturday, September 3rd, ITServices will be making a significant change to the way that supported Mac users see network file storage. This change is being made to provide closer alignment between Windows and OSX users. Currently, Windows users have several drive letters available to them: F: - Home Directory I: - […] Read More ›

August 16, 2016 11:59 am
Scheduled Maintenance - Campus Departmental Shares [K: Drive] - September 2, 2016 17:00 - September 3, 2016 13:00 PT
Filed under: Bulletins, IT Infrastructure, Scheduled Maintenance, Servers & Storage
Campus Departmental Shares [K: Drive] will be migrated September 2nd starting at 5:00 PM, continuing through until September 3rd at 1:00 PM. This is for all campus departmental shares, otherwise known as the K: drive on Windows, or Users on OSX. During the outage window the shared folders will be migrated to a new server. Please […] Read More ›

August 29, 2016 2:11 pm
download.ubc.ca and dreamspark.ins.ok.ubc.ca will be down for maintenance by the vendor on Wednesday, September 7th from 5:30 AM through 7:30 AM.   Read More ›

August 25, 2016 11:57 am
Please be advised there will be a partial interruption to our Okanagan WordPress CMS today (Aug 25, 2106) between 5:00pm and 6:00pm. The websites will remain viewable, but if you are logged in, you will be logged out automatically and will not be able to log back in until our maintenance has been completed. If […] Read More ›

August 19, 2016 9:15 am
IT Service Desk back to regular hours
Filed under: Client Services
Effective Monday, August 22nd the IT Service Desk will resume our regular hours of 7:30 am to 7:30 pm.   Read More ›

August 15, 2016 11:36 am
s72.ok.ubc.ca Outage - Aug 17, 2016 17:00-18:30 PT
Filed under: IT Infrastructure, Research Support, Outage, Scheduled Maintenance, Service Disruption, Upgrade Notice
s72.ok.ubc.ca and the associated software repositories it contains will be intermittently available from 17:00-18:30 PT Aug, 27 2016.  This outage window is to upgrade and perform standard maintenance, including; Critical Operating System Patches (Security and Stability risk mitigation) Standard Operating System Patches General Maintenance with respect to logging If you are using the software repository […] Read More ›

August 15, 2016 9:57 am
[Resolved] Service Disruption - s92 & s95 Database Servers
Filed under: Client Services, Web Services, Outage, Service Disruption
S92, the production database server for many of our campus systems, and S95, the IT-use only development database server, experienced an outage from August 8th - August 9th. Read More ›

August 12, 2016 10:13 am
[RESOLVED] Service Disruption - Campus Departmental Shares [K: Drive]
Filed under: Client Services, IT Infrastructure
Update 2016.08.19 @ 12:05 PT - Server is back online.  You may need to log out and log in again in order to have the K: drive re-appear.  If you encounter any file corruption, or loss of data, please contact our service desk at 79000 immediately. The nkc-ssc server is currently down due to disk […] Read More ›

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What username and password should I use to login?

To login to the IT Helpdesk system, use your UBC Okanagan Novell credentials (sometimes referred to as your "NDS" username and password).

This is the username and password you use to login to any of the Windows computers on campus. For Apple users, this is the password you use to access the files on the campus file server.

If you encounter difficulties logging in, please call the IT Helpdesk at 250.807.9000 (toll-free 855.807.9001).

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