News archive - March 2015

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

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Monday, March 16, 2015

Watarts upgrade March 17, 2015

What is happening?  Watarts will be upgraded from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04.

Why is this happening? The support for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS ends in April 2015.

What is the impact? The system will be unavailable for a brief period while the system is rebooted and reconfigured. In addition to the new operating system, several supporting libraries and applications will be upgraded to new versions.

When will this happen? Tuesday March 17th from 7:30 am to 8:30 am.

Friday, March 13, 2015

Quest outage March 12-13 * updated March 13 12:39*

Quest has been unavailable from approximately 17:20 Thursday, March 12 due to hardware problems. Failing parts have been identified and replaced this morning, Friday, March 13.

The Quest system is available as of 12:18 Friday, March 13.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Exchange Server maintenance (Mar 9-19)

What is being done? Exchange servers are being removed from service for maintenance/updates. Individual servers will be taken out of service between 10:00 and 10:15 p.m. during the maintenance window.

Why is it being done? To keep the software current with vendor-provided updates.

When is it being done? Monday, March 9 to Wednesday, March 19, between 10:00 and 10:15 p.m.

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