Archive for October, 2011

Downtime: Saturday, October 29, 2011

Friday, October 21st, 2011

On Saturday, October 29, 2011, OIT will have a scheduled network outage from 5:00am to 11:00am EDT.

OIT will be replacing a core component of the campus network infrastructure the morning of Saturday, October 29, 2011, from 5:00am to 11:00am. This is the first Saturday of fall recess.

During the work, the CS network will be disconnected from the outside world. If you are in the CS building during this time, you will be able to access local CS resources. E-mail in or out of the department will be queued and delivered when connectivity is restored.

For details, see the OIT posting.

Downtime: Tue, November 1, 2011

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

On Tuesday, November 1, 2011, we will have a scheduled downtime from 4:00am to 8:00am EDT.

This downtime affects all users of the department’s computing and networking infrastructure.

Scheduled work includes:

  • Security/bug-fix updates to Zimbra E-mail systems
  • Security/bug-fix/configuration updates to Apache/PHP web servers
  • Minor configuration update to support connection to new HPCRC facility
  • Minor configuration update to facilitate ongoing transition to new file server

During some of the 4am-8am window, most of the services (e.g., E-mail, web, cycle servers) will be unavailable. E-mail destined to the department will be queued and then delivered at the end of the maintenance window.