This is an announcement from Technology Services (TS). Please see details below:
Network: Firewall and VPN Planned Maintenance
Friday, Jan. 29, 2021 from 5:00 a.m.- 6:00 a.m.
SYSTEMS IMPACTED: Inbound and Outbound Internet will be intermittingly unavailable for short periods (~3-5 minutes).
REASON FOR IMPACT: To ensure a secure, reliable computing environment TS will be completing routine updates on our firewall.
· Additional work on our primary firewalls is required. This will necessitate the rebooting of the firewalls again.
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· Thank you for your patience as we conduct this important work.
· 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.