Pre-Production Server Patch Maintenance 2/14/2016

Pre-Production Server Patch Maintenance is scheduled for Sunday, 2/14/2016, from 8 am. to 5 pm. This should NOT affect any production services such as email, individual and departmental file shares, database applications, or web services (Moodle, vDesk, etc.). If an issue is encountered, please contact the Technology Service Desk at 253.879.8585 or servicedesk@pugetsound.edu.

Technology Services schedules regular maintenance windows generally on the second Sunday of every month to ensure a secure, reliable computing environment. Thank you for your patience as we conduct this important work!

Campus Systems Unavailable Due to Scheduled Maintenance 01/10/2016

[Update 1/10/2015 9:00 PM] We have nearly completed our production patch maintenance.  All systems have been fully patched as of 11:40 AM except for one portion of Exchange (our email and calendar system).  We expect to have that portion finished up tomorrow.  We do not expect that it will have any impact on end users. We’ll post an update to the blog when the final portion has been completed. If you experience any difficulties please contact the service desk at x8585.

[Original] Production server patch maintenance is scheduled for Sunday, January 10, from 3:00 a.m. until noon. During this time, all campus systems will be intermittently or entirely unavailable. Affected services include the university website, myPugetSound, PeopleSoft, Cascade, Moodle, campus file servers, and Exchange (email and calendar). An update will be posted once this maintenance is completed.

Technology Services schedules regular maintenance windows generally on the second Sunday of every month to ensure a secure, reliable computing environment. Thank you for your patience as we conduct this important work!​

vDesk Unavailable Due To Scheduled Maintenance 12/21/2015

vDesk will be unavailable while it is being upgraded on Monday, December 21 from 5 am – 7 am. The update will result in cosmetic changes only, and absolutely no different actions are required on your part. When you next login to vDesk after the upgrade, you will simply see new login and landing screens. All of the same software choices as before will appear and will function in exactly the same way.

New login screen:
vdesknew
New landing page look:
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If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the Technology Service Desk at 253.879.8585 or servicedesk@pugetsound.edu.

Campus Systems Unavailable Due to Scheduled Maintenance 11/15/2015

[Update 11/15/2015 9:20 AM] Our scheduled production server patch maintenance has been completed successfully.

Production server patch maintenance is scheduled for Sunday, November 15, from 3:00 a.m. until noon. During this time, all campus systems will be intermittently or entirely unavailable. Affected services include the university website, myPugetSound, PeopleSoft, Cascade, Moodle, campus file servers, and Exchange (email and calendar). An update will be posted once this maintenance is completed.

Technology Services schedules regular maintenance windows generally on the second Sunday of every month to ensure a secure, reliable computing environment. Thank you for your patience as we conduct this important work!​

Campus Systems Unavailable Due to Scheduled Maintenance 9/13/2015 [Completed]

[Update 9/13/2015 10:35 AM] Our scheduled production server patch maintenance has been completed successfully.

[Original] Production server patch maintenance is scheduled for Sunday, September 13, from 3:00 a.m. until noon. During this time, all campus systems will be intermittently or entirely unavailable. Affected services include the university website, myPugetSound, PeopleSoft, Cascade, Moodle, campus file servers, and Exchange (email and calendar). An update will be posted once this maintenance is completed.

Technology Services schedules regular maintenance windows generally on the second Sunday of every month to ensure a secure, reliable computing environment. Thank you for your patience as we conduct this important work!​

Telephone System Upgrade 7 p.m. 7/10/15 – 5 p.m. 7/12/15 [Completed]

[Updated 1:30 a.m. 7/12] Phone system upgrade complete.

Starting Friday evening at 7 p.m., TS staff will be performing an upgrade to the telephone system. Phones may power cycle multiple times during the upgrade but we do not expect any system-wide outages.

If there are any concerns regarding phones not working properly after the upgrade is complete please contact the Service Desk via email: servicedesk@pugetsound.edu or from a mobile phone: 253 879 8585.

Thank you for your patience.

Campus Systems Unavailable Due to Maintenance 6/14/2015 [completed]

[Updated 6/14/2015 10:08am] Our scheduled maintenance has been completed.

[Original] Due to scheduled maintenance, all campus systems will be intermittently or entirely unavailable between 3:00 a.m. and noon on Sunday, June 14. Affected services include the university website, myPugetSound, PeopleSoft, Cascade, Moodle, and Exchange (email and calendar). An update will be posted once this maintenance is completed.

Technology Services schedules regular maintenance windows on the second Sunday of every month to ensure a secure, reliable computing environment. Thank you for your patience as we conduct this important work!​

Pre-Production Server Patch Maintenance 5/10/2015 [completed]

[Updated 5/10/15 9:30am] Our scheduled maintenance has been completed.

[Original] Pre-Production Server Patch Maintenance is scheduled for Sunday, 5/10/2015, from 3 a.m. to noon. This should NOT affect any production services such as email, individual and departmental file shares, database applications, or web services (Moodle, vDesk, etc.). If an issue is encountered, please contact the Technology Service Desk at 253.879.8585 or servicedesk@pugetsound.edu.

Technology Services schedules regular maintenance windows on the second Sunday of every month to ensure a secure, reliable computing environment. Thank you for your patience as we conduct this important work!

Campus Systems Unavailable Due to Maintenance 4/12/15 [Completed]

[Updated 04/12/2015 10:30 a.m.] Maintenance has been completed.

[Original] Due to scheduled maintenance, all campus systems will be intermittently or entirely unavailable between 3:00 a.m. and noon on Sunday, April 12th. Affected services include the university website, myPugetSound, PeopleSoft, Cascade, Moodle, and Exchange (email and calendar). An update will be posted once this maintenance is completed.

Technology Services schedules regular maintenance windows on the second Sunday of every month to ensure a secure, reliable computing environment. Thank you for your patience as we conduct this important work!

Pre-Production Server Patch Maintenance is scheduled for 3/8/2015 [Completed]

[Update 03/08/2015 10:15 a.m.] We have successfully transitioned the mailflow from using edge.pugetsound.edu to using Microsoft’s Exchange Online Protection directly. This was a step towards decommissioning the Exchange 2007 environment.  Also the Pre-Production Server Patch Maintenance has been completed successfully.  Thank you!

[Original] Pre-Production Server Patch Maintenance is scheduled for Sunday, 3/8/2015, from 3 a.m. to noon. This should NOT affect any production services such as email, individual and departmental file shares, database applications, or web services (Moodle, vDesk, etc.).If an issue is encountered, please contact the Technology Service Desk at 253.879.8585 or servicedesk@pugetsound.edu.

Technology Services schedules regular maintenance windows on the second Sunday of every month to ensure a secure, reliable computing environment. Thank you for your patience as we conduct this important work!

Campus Systems Unavailable Due to Maintenance 2/8/15 [Completed]

[Update 2/8/2015 8:06 am] The maintenance is completed.  Thank you!

[Original] Due to scheduled maintenance, all campus systems will be intermittently or entirely unavailable between 3:00 a.m. and noon on Sunday, February 8. Affected services include the university website, myPugetSound, PeopleSoft, Cascade, Moodle, and Exchange (email and calendar). An update will be posted once this maintenance is completed.

Technology Services schedules regular maintenance windows on the second Sunday of every month to ensure a secure, reliable computing environment. Thank you for your patience as we conduct this important work!

 

Pre-Production Server Patch Maintenance is scheduled for 1/11/2015 [Completed]

[Updated 1/11/2015 07:45 am] The maintenance is complete. Thank you!

[Orignal] Pre-Production Server Patch Maintenance is scheduled for Sunday, 1/11/2015, from 3 a.m. to noon. This should NOT affect any production services such as email, individual and departmental file shares, database applications, or web services (Moodle, vDesk, etc.). If an issue is encountered, please contact the Technology Service Desk at 253.879.8585 or servicedesk@pugetsound.edu.

Technology Services schedules regular maintenance windows on the second Sunday of every month to ensure a secure, reliable computing environment. Thank you for your patience as we conduct this important work!

Campus Systems Unavailable Due to Maintenance 11/09/14 [Completed]

[Updated 11/09/2014 11:50 am] The maintenance is complete.  Thank you!

[Original] Due to scheduled maintenance, all campus systems will be intermittently or entirely unavailable between 3:00 a.m. and noon on Sunday, November 9. Affected services include the university website, myPugetSound, PeopleSoft, Cascade, Moodle, and Exchange (email and calendar). An update will be posted once this maintenance is completed.

Technology Services schedules regular maintenance windows on the second Sunday of every month to ensure a secure, reliable computing environment. Thank you for your patience as we conduct this important work

 

Email Upgrade and Pre-Production Patch Maintenance 10/12/14 [completed]

[Updated 10/12/2014, 8:40 am ] The email services upgrade, was unsuccessful and was rolled back to before the upgrade started this morning.  All other server updates have been completed, and services affected are back online.

[Original post] An upgrade to the campus email system and patch maintenance on the pre-production servers are scheduled for Sunday, 10/12/14, from 3 a.m. to noon.

Email services will be disrupted during the upgrade which involves updating the theme on the sign-in page for Webmail, also known as Outlook Web Access or OWA.

Other services, such as Cascade and PeopleSoft, individual and departmental file shares, and web services (Moodle, vDesk, the university’s website, etc.), should NOT be affected.

The maintenance window will include security SSL updates to some production servers, but most services should not be affected as part of that process.

If an issue is encountered, please contact the Technology Service Desk at 253.879.8585 or servicedesk@pugetsound.edu.

Technology Services schedules regular maintenance windows on the second Sunday of every month to ensure a secure, reliable computing environment. Thank you for your patience as we conduct this important work!

Web server emergency maintenance 08/18/2014 at 9:00 PM [completed]

[Updated 9:11 PM 08/18/2014] Our maintenance on the web server has been completed.

[Original post] At 9:00 PM on 08/18/2014 we will be performing emergency maintenance on the main web server that may result in unavailability of the Puget Sound web site, http://pugetsound.edu. This maintenance window is expected to last approximately 10 minutes.