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ITS Maintenance Outages: PASS down Oct. 27; various down Oct. 28

Posted: 07:00:43, Thursday, Oct 27, 2016   Expiration: 07:00:43, Saturday, Oct 1, 2016  

The following IT maintenance outages are scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 27 and Friday, Oct. 28:


Due to a staffing conflict, PASS will be down from 6:00 to 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26 for regular weekly updates. During this time, PASS and PASS EXPRESS will not be available. We appreciate your understanding regarding this one-time change and thank you for your patience.

The following systems will be down during the scheduled IT maintenance window from 5:00-6:00 p.m. on Friday,  Oct. 28:

  • Business Intelligence - regular updates
  • Network connections - firewall upgrade - multiple brief blips throughout the maintenance; if you can't connect, wait and try again
  • Website/CMS - monthly back-ups - down for 30 mins
  • Authentication - updates - brief; if you are not able to log into a system, wait and try again
  • Network storage - updates - approximately 10 mins per host; affects
    • SHARED1 (S)
    • USER1 (J)
    • APP1 (H)
    • DATA1 (R)
    • TREES1 (V)
    • MEDIA1 (M)
    • TECH1 (T)
    • NOTE: Avoid editing files from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. on Friday to prevent losing unsaved changes to files when the host is restarted.

NOTE: Due to the release of vendor updates and patches outside ITS control, any university system may experience brief intermittent outages.  Because these updates may be released any time it is not possible to include them all in the list.
If you are not able to access a system during the maintenance hour, please wait a couple of minutes and try again.  If you continue to experience problems, please contact the ITS Help Desk.

We appreciate your understanding and thank you for your patience.  If you have questions regarding these outages, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or helpdesk@uwplatt.edu.

-- UW Platteville: Deb Meyer

Created: 02:04:11, Thursday, Oct 27, 2016 (by Deb M.)
Updated: 07:04:42, Thursday, Oct 27, 2016 (by Deb M.)