Scheduled Disruption of Services for Thurs. Feb. 4, 2016

There will be a brief outage at 7 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4. of the SEBS and NJAES webservers (including FTP and NJAES Webserver VPN) and UHR systems described on our services page.

Core SEBS/NJAES Administrative Systems (including the AESOP email/web cluster) will not be impacted.

This outage is anticipated to last only 15 minutes.

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Notice of Server Room Power Work affecting ASB II Systems TODAY

At the close of business today (5 PM), electricians will be completing the final stage of the cut-over to the new generator transfer switch in ASB II.

This final stage is being carefully orchestrated so that it minimizes the amount of time that the dedicated server room transformer is not powered.

We do NOT anticipate any disruption in AESOP email service and other cluster provided services nor network connectivity disruptions as we expect to have sufficient UPS capacity to run through the cut-over.

As a precautionary measure, we will be shutting down Hyper-V and non-virtualized Windows servers during this work.  Among them is WebFACS, and applications like PostIt, etc..  If you have concerns about availability of a Windows application between 5 and 6 PM tonight, please contact Marcus Knowlton (knowlton@aesop.rutgers.edu) or Karl Lindauer (klindauer@aesop.rutgers.edu) for more information.

Network Status Update

This message was sent to the Rutgers University community around 6:35pm on Monday, 9/28/15 from Don Smith, VP for Information Technology and CIO:

Members of the Rutgers Community:

First of all, I want to thank you for your patience and cooperation during today’s network difficulties caused by a DDoS attack.  I know that it was frustrating to have limited, if any, access to the Internet for several hours during the work or school day. At this time, network connectivity has been stabilized and remains under observation and monitoring, but some services may still experience intermittent degradation throughout the evening.  Read More »

Scheduled Disruption of Services for Saturday, August 22, AM.

Due to the installation of a generator for the building, all computing services provided from ASB II will be disrupted for several hours on Saturday morning, August 22, beginning about 7 AM and lasting most of the morning.  We expect all services to be restored by early afternoon.

The outage will disrupt AESOP email, (including all IMAP, POP, and secure send, as well as Quintara and PMAS access.)  The disruption will also includes WebFACS, Windows Server applications, and the SEBS and NJAES websites hosted at the Office of Communications or on AESOP.

For concerns about the SEBS and NJAES webserver shutdown, please contact Gary Huntzinger (huntzinger@aesop.rutgers.edu), for all Windows services contact Marcus Knowlton (knowlton@aesop.rutgers.edu), and for AESOP email matters  contact Karl Lindauer (klindauer@aesop.rutgers.edu) or Greg DiLalo (dilalo@aesop.rutgers.edu).