[Tscommunications] {Network} Firewall Firmware Maintenance – Sun July 11th, 6am-7am [COMPLETED

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

NETWORK : Firewall Firmware Maintenance

July 11th, 2021 6am – 7am [COMPLETED]

REASON FOR IMPACT:

To ensure a secure, reliable computing environment TS will be completing routine updates on our security appliances (Firewalls).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

·         Firewall firmware has now been upgraded.

·         Global Protect VPN client was also upgraded to address some bugs and to be on the latest recommended release.

·         This was previously scheduled for July 4th

·         Both firewalls require a firmware update.

·         Internet services and external access will be intermittent for short periods of time (less than 1-2 minutes) during the maintenance window.

·         External services such as VPN (Global Protect), vDesk access, university websites and resources will also be intermittent for short periods.

·         Internal services such as phones, the data network and access to university resources will not be affected on campus

·         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.

 

[Tscommunications] {Network} Firewall Firmware Maintenance – Sun July 11th, 6am-7am

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

NETWORK : Firewall Firmware Maintenance

July 11th, 2021 6am – 7am

REASON FOR IMPACT:

To ensure a secure, reliable computing environment TS will be completing routine updates on our security appliances (Firewalls).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

·         This was previously scheduled for July 4th

·         Both firewalls require a firmware update.

·         Internet services and external access will be intermittent for short periods of time (less than 1-2 minutes) during the maintenance window.

·         External services such as VPN (Global Protect), vDesk access, university websites and resources will also be intermittent for short periods.

·         Internal services such as phones, the data network and access to university resources will not be affected on campus

·         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.

 

[Tscommunications] {Network} Firewall Firmware Maintenance – Sun July 4th, 6am-7am

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

NETWORK : Firewall Firmware Maintenance

July 4, 2021 6am – 7am

REASON FOR IMPACT:

To ensure a secure, reliable computing environment TS will be completing routine updates on our security appliances (Firewalls).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

·         Both firewalls require a firmware update.

·         Internet services and external access will be intermittent for short periods of time (less than 1-2 minutes) during the maintenance window.

·         External services such as VPN (Global Protect), vDesk access, university websites and resources will also be intermittent for short periods.

·         Internal services such as phones, the data network and access to university resources will not be affected on campus

·         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.

 

[Tscommunications] {Network} Welcome Center Maintenance – Sat Feb 20 @ 5 p.m. – 12am

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

NETWORK: Welcome Center Network Maintenance

Feb 20, 2021 at 5pm to 12am

REASON FOR IMPACT:

To ensure a secure, reliable computing environment TS will be completing routine updates on our networking equipment.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

·       We have completed work for the evening but will need to resume again tomorrow morning at around 10am.

·       Network should be running as normal

·       This work is taking longer than expected.   New ETA for completion is around 12am.  We will send out a notification when we are completed.

·       Some of our networking equipment require a firmware update.

·       Network services in the Welcome Center will be intermittent from 5pm to 10pm

·       Services such as wireless, phones and data network will be affected in this building only.

·       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.

[Tscommunications] {Network} Welcome Center Maintenance – Sat Feb 20 @ 5 p.m. – 12am

 

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

NETWORK: Welcome Center Network Maintenance

Feb 20, 2021 at 5pm to 12am

REASON FOR IMPACT:

To ensure a secure, reliable computing environment TS will be completing routine updates on our networking equipment.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

·       This work is taking longer than expected.   New ETA for completion is around 12am.  We will send out a notification when we are completed.

·       Some of our networking equipment require a firmware update.

·       Network services in the Welcome Center will be intermittent from 5pm to 10pm

·       Services such as wireless, phones and data network will be affected in this building only.

·       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.

[Tscommunications] {Network} Welcome Center Maintenance – Sat Feb 20 @ 5 p.m. – 10pm

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

NETWORK: Welcome Center Network Maintenance

Feb 20, 2021 at 5pm to 10pm

REASON FOR IMPACT:

To ensure a secure, reliable computing environment TS will be completing routine updates on our networking equipment.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

·       Some of our networking equipment require a firmware update.

·       Network services in the Welcome Center will be intermittent from 5pm to 10pm

·       Services such as wireless, phones and data network will be affected in this building only.

·       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.

[Tscommunications] {NETWORK} Firewall Maintenance, Wed Feb 10, 5 a.m.- 6:30 a.m. [COMPLETE]

Network: Firewall Planned Maintenance

Wed, Feb. 10, 2021 from 5:00 a.m.- 6:30 a.m. [COMPLETE]

SYSTEMS IMPACTED: Inbound and Outbound Internet will be intermittingly unavailable for short periods (~2-5 minutes).

REASON FOR IMPACT: To ensure a secure, reliable computing environment TS will be completing routine updates on our firewall.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

·       A security vulnerability has been identified which necessitates upgrading our firewalls.

·         Internet access will be intermittent as equipment is rebooted

·         VPN connections may disconnected

·         VPN Clients will automatically ask you to upgrade once our maintenance is completed

·         All internal services will continue to work as normal including phone services.

·      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.

[Tscommunications] {NETWORK} Firewall Maintenance, Wed Feb 10, 5 a.m.- 6:30 a.m.

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

Network: Firewall and VPN Planned Maintenance

Wed, Feb. 10, 2021 from 5:00 a.m.- 6:30 a.m.

SYSTEMS IMPACTED: Inbound and Outbound Internet will be intermittingly unavailable for short periods (~2-5 minutes).

REASON FOR IMPACT: To ensure a secure, reliable computing environment TS will be completing routine updates on our firewall.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

·       A security vulnerability has been identified which necessitates upgrading our firewalls.

·        Internet access will be intermittent as equipment is rebooted

·        VPN connections may disconnected

·        VPN Clients will automatically ask you to upgrade once our maintenance is completed

·        All internal services will continue to work as normal including phone services.

·      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.

[Tscommunications] {NETWORK} Firewall Maintenance, Friday Jan 29, 5 a.m.- 6 a.m. [COMPLETE]

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.[COMPLETE]

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 INFORMATION:

·       Additional work on our primary firewalls is required.  This will necessitate the rebooting of the firewalls again.

·         Internet access will be intermittent as equipment is rebooted

·         VPN connections may disconnected

·         VPN Clients will automatically ask you to upgrade once our maintenance is completed

·         All internal services will continue to work as normal including phone services.

·      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.

 

[Tscommunications] {NETWORK} Firewall Maintenance, Friday Jan 29, 5 a.m.- 6 a.m.

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 INFORMATION:

·       Additional work on our primary firewalls is required.  This will necessitate the rebooting of the firewalls again.

·         Internet access will be intermittent as equipment is rebooted

·         VPN connections may disconnected

·         VPN Clients will automatically ask you to upgrade once our maintenance is completed

·         All internal services will continue to work as normal including phone services.

·      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.

 

[Tscommunications] {NETWORK} Firewall and VPN Maintenance, Wed Jan 27, 5 a.m.- 6 a.m. [COMPLETE]

 

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

Network: Firewall and VPN Planned Maintenance

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 from 5:00 a.m.- 6:00 a.m. [COMPLETE]

SYSTEMS IMPACTED: Inbound and Outbound Internet will be intermittingly unavailable for short periods (~5 minutes).

REASON FOR IMPACT: To ensure a secure, reliable computing environment TS will be completing routine updates on our firewall and VPN services.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

·       Our primary firewalls will need to be rebooted as part updating software

·         Internet access will be intermittent as equipment is rebooted

·         VPN connections may disconnected

·         VPN Clients will automatically ask you to upgrade once our maintenance is completed

·         All internal services will continue to work as normal including phone services.

·      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.

 

[Tscommunications] {NETWORK} Firewall and VPN Maintenance, Wed Jan 27, 5 a.m.- 6 a.m.

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

Network: Firewall and VPN Planned Maintenance

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 from 5:00 a.m.- 6:00 a.m.

SYSTEMS IMPACTED: Inbound and Outbound Internet will be intermittingly unavailable for short periods (~5 minutes).

REASON FOR IMPACT: To ensure a secure, reliable computing environment TS will be completing routine updates on our firewall and VPN services.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

·       Our primary firewalls will need to be rebooted as part updating software

·         Internet access will be intermittent as equipment is rebooted

·         VPN connections may disconnected

·         VPN Clients will automatically ask you to upgrade once our maintenance is completed

·         All internal services will continue to work as normal including phone services.

·      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.

 

{NETWORK} Intermittent Network Outages: Thursday Dec 10 [Resolved]

 

NETWORK: Intermittent Network Outage

Thursday, December 10, 2020 [Resolved]

 

REASON FOR IMPACT: We are currently experiencing intermittent network outages on campus.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

 

·        Update: We believe the issue was due to a device having issues.  We will continue to monitor throughout the day.

·        We are investigating the cause.  Currently all network services are working.

·        No further information at this time

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

 

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.

{NETWORK} Intermittent Network Outages: Thursday Dec 10

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

 

NETWORK: Intermittent Network Outage

Thursday, December 10, 2020

 

REASON FOR IMPACT: We are currently experiencing intermittent network outages on campus.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

·        We are investigating the cause.  Currently all network services are working.

·        No further information at this time

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

 

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.

{NETWORK} Phone Issue: Monday-Tuesday Nov 23-24 [RESOLVED]

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

 

NETWORK: Phone outbound dialing issue

Monday – Tuesday, November 23-24, 2020 [RESOLVED]

 

REASON FOR IMPACT: We are currently experiencing a phone issue where outbound dialing is not working.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

·        Update (11/24, 10:30PM):  Outbound dialing has been restored.  Please let us know if you are still experiencing any issues.  Thank you for your patience.

·        Update (11/24: 09:30AM):  Outgoing calls are still not functioning.  The phone provider indicates that it may not be until 8pm tonight until all services are restored.  We will keep monitoring this and update accordingly.  Thank you for your patience.

·        Update (11/24: 01:14AM):  Unfortunately our phone provider was not able to get the needed parts to repair their equipment.  This means that outbound calls are still not functional at this time.  Incoming calls are functioning normally and internal dialing is working as normal.  The phone provider has not given us an ETA on when this will be resolved.  We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate everyone’s patience.

·        Update (6:00PM): Outbound calls are still not possible due to this outage.  We will continue to monitor this throughout the evening and will update when outbound calls start functioning.

·        Update (3:44PM):  The phone company has isolated the issue with some failed telecommunication equipment.  They are in the process of replacing the equipment to restore services as quickly as possible.

·        Update (12:25PM):  Our phone provider is still working on this issue.  Unfortunately we do not have an ETA on when this will be fixed.

·        Update (10:40AM):  Our main phone provider is experiencing a fiber outage that is affecting most of the south sound area.  No ETA at this time.

·        Internal calling is working normally (extension to extension)

·        Inbound phone calls are working normally (external number to internal number)

·        Outbound calling is failing (busy signal)

·        No further information at this time

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

 

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.