Wednesday, September 4, 2019
What is happening? Exchange servers are being removed from service for maintenance/updates. Individual servers will be taken out of service between 9:00 and 10:00 p.m. each night throughout the maintenance period.
When is it happening? Thursday, September 12 to Friday, September 27 - between 9:00 and 10:00 p.m. each night.
Why is it happening? To keep the software current with vendor-provided updates.
Who will it impact? Users that are actively connected to a server when it is removed for maintenance may be prompted to enter their username and password. Outlook may also alert about being redirected to autodiscover.uwaterloo.ca. This is normal behavior and the user should click 'Allow' when this happens. No other impact is anticipated as the remaining servers will continue to carry out email and calendar functions.
Questions or concerns? Please contact the IST Service Desk, email@example.com or ext. 44357.