[Tscommunications] {NETWORK}: Planned Maintenance, Sun Sept. 20th, 2020: 6 a.m.-5 p.m

This is an announcement from Technology Services (TS). Please see details below:

Network: Planned Maintenance on Firewall and Network Switches

Sunday, September 20, 2020 from 6 a.m.- 5 p.m.

SYSTEMS IMPACTED: The following systems will be intermittently unavailable during the maintenance window:  


·        Firewall

·        Internet

·        Phone/VoIP

·        Network/Wireless

·        VPN

·        vDesk


REASON FOR IMPACT: To ensure a reliable network TS will be conducting routine firmware maintenance on our primary firewalls and access network equipment.



·       Intermittent Internet Outages (less than 2-5 minutes)

·       External access to VPN and vDesk will be intermittingly effected

·       Phone/VOIP will be intermittingly be affected as switches reboot

·       Wireless and general network access will be intermittingly effected as devices reboot.

·       For more information on Technology Services’ Incident Communication Plan or to view a list of our Critical Systems and definitions, please visit our Service Announcements site.


For support questions please contact the TS Service Desk via phone at 253-879-8585.