News archive - 2022

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Network Alert - Wireless maintenance for ESC and ML

Where is this happening?


What is happening?

Wireless access point (AP) replacements will be performed for ESC and ML.

When is this happening?

May 20th at 12:00am through May 27th at 4:00pm.

How does this affect the UW community?

There may be wireless service outages in the building throughout the maintenance window while APs are being replaced and provisioned. The provisioning process can take upwards of 2-3 hours after the APs have been replaced, which can be wireless service impacting.

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Service Interruption Notice

Where is this happening?


What is happening?

Electrical Shutdown

When is this happening?

Saturday, May 14th, 2022 from 7:30am to 9:30am

How does this affect the UW community?

All 600V electrical in the PAS penthouses will be shutdown. All air handling units, animal lab exhaust fan and glycol pumps will be powered down for the duration. (Normal 120/208V power will not be impacted by this shutdown)

Who to contact for more information?

Tyler MacIntyre

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Podium changes for Spring 2022 term

What is happening? 

Office applications on podium machines have been updated to Microsoft 365 apps.

What is the impact?

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Changes to remote desktop access

What is happening? 

Remote desktop access to Arts physical labs is being removed.

When is this happening? 

Tuesday April 19th, 4pm

How are users effected? 

Users will no longer be able to use Remote Desktop to access any Arts Computing Labs. Our labs are open for users physically on campus. All software is still available through Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD)

Why is this happening? 

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Resolved issue accessing Microsoft 365 apps


The cause of this issue has been identified as a configuration error during scheduled maintenance replacing a database server, which resulted in the database going offline at a later time. The root cause of the configuration error has been corrected. IST has made some interim improvements such that the system will fail-safe in the event of a future database outage.

What was the impact?

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