{PUGETSOUND SYSTEMS and NETWORK}: Patch Maintenance, Sun Feb 19, 5:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

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

Puget Sound Systems and Network: Planned Maintenance

Sunday, February 19 @ 5:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


From 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. a firmware update will be installed on our core switches. This will cause a full network outage on campus resulting in the following:

  • Internet access will be unavailable on campus.

  • Accessing services on campus that require a network connection will not be available including email, file shares, PeopleSoft, and other services.

  • Zoom phones connected to the campus network will not work.

  • Wifi will be unavailable.

  • Wired network will be unavailable.

From 5:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., the following systems will be intermittently unavailable:

  • Campus file servers

  • myPugetSound.edu

  • PeopleSoft Human Resources

  • PeopleSoft Financials

  • PeopleSoft Campus Solutions

  • vDesk

  • Various Puget Sound systems and applications

REASON FOR IMPACT: To ensure a secure, reliable computing environment, TS will be completing routine patch maintenance on our Puget Sound production servers. 


  • Technology Services schedules regular maintenance windows, generally on the second Sunday of every other month, to ensure a secure, reliable computing environment. 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.