News archive - September 2018

Monday, September 24, 2018

[Isthd] Microsoft Exchange maintenance – October 1

What is happening? 

The SSL certificate for Microsoft Exchange services (Connect) will be replaced. 

When is this happening?  

Monday, October 1 between 8:00 and 8:15 a.m.

What is the impact? 

Users may experience authentication pop-ups, and it may be necessary to re-authenticate to Connect after the maintenance has been completed.

Questions or concerns? 

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

PAS Network switch replacement - Saturday, Sept 15th

What is happening?

The network switches in PAS 2034 are being replaced on Saturday September 15th.

When is this happening? 

Network will be unavailable beginning at 8:30am., Saturday September 15th. Individual connections will start to come back on-line around 9:30, completion will be no later than noon.

What is the impact? 

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

[Isthd] Skype for Business (S4B) pool failback – September 11

What is happening? 

Now that the MC data center shutdown is complete, S4B users originally homed on the MC pool will be failed back over.

When is this happening? 

Tuesday, September 11 at 10:00 p.m. Approximate time for full functionally to return is 15-20 min, but it may take up to 2-3 hrs for all existing data to fully replicate and the pool to show as active.

What is the impact to Skype for Business users? 

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

MC power shutdown: Update + new shutdown date

MC power shutdown August 17-September 10

Update: IST has completed the start-up process for all servers and virtual machines (VMs) that were turned off during the recent power shutdown. 

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