[Complete] Legacy DNS to be Retired 10/25/2010 at 5:30 AM

This change was completed without incident at 5:30am this morning. We continue to monitor key services for any reliance on this retired DNS system.

At 5:30 AM on Monday, October 25th, our legacy DNS servers will be turned off (houdini.ups.edu; babel.ups.edu These servers have been effectively retired for about six months.  Any computers with these DNS servers set within the university network should immediately be changed to &

DHCP has been handing out these new DNS IPs for months, and only users who set the entries statically will be affected – should be very few users; we’ve watched the logs to make sure no large population was using the old service.

[Completed] Residential Internet – Emergency Maintenance Scheduled

[Updated 12:20 AM] The maintenance was completed successfully, and all connections have been restored.

Integra Telecomm has informed us that Emergency Maintenance has been scheduled for our Residential Internet Connection. It is scheduled to start at 12:00 AM (midnight). The outage is scheduled to be 15-20 minutes in duration. Please plan accordingly. All on-campus network access will still be available, but no off-campus Internet access will be available. 

This will also cause a loss of VPN access to the campus network.

[Resolved] E-mail Service Disruptions 10/13/10

[Updated 11:23 AM] Service has now been restored to all users. Again, we appreciate your patience. For any questions or concerns, please contact the Service Desk at 253.879.8585 or servicedesk@pugetsound.edu.

[Updated 10:45 AM] Some users with usernames A to LB are now experiencing issues. We are working to restore service and will provide an update soon.

[Updated 9:35 AM] Service has been restored, though initially some users may experience slow performance. We appreciate your patience!

Some users with usernames starting in LC to Z are experiencing intermittent problems connecting to campus e-mail. This problem is affecting some users but not all. Our team is working to resolve this issue as soon as possible. We will post updates as they become available.

[Resolved] Banner Login Error 10/5/10

[Update 9:05 AM] The problem is resolved, and Banner Web Forms is now available.

Banner Web Forms is not allowing users to log in. Instead, the web browser shows an error message beginning with “SCT Banner Login – ERROR”. This is a system issue connecting Banner to the user directory, and we are working to resolve it as soon as possible. We will post updates as they become available.