DNS & DHCP system maintenance this Sunday morning

This Sunday morning during our regular maintenance window between 6 am and 10 am we will upgrading our server appliances that provide Domain Name Service (DNS) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHPC) services.  DNS translates fully qualified hostnames such as www.middlebury.edu to Internet Protocol (IP) addresses that are the unique identifiers of computer systems on the Internet.  Our DHCP servers hand out IP addresses to client computers on the College’s network so that they can access network resources both at Middlebury and on the Internet generally.

Because our DNS and DHCP server appliances have redundancy and configured as a highly available service, we do not expect any interruption of service to the Middlebury community or the availability of our services such as our web sites or email systems to the Internet generally, however as a precaution we are performing this work during our established Sunday morning maintenance window.

Best Regards,

Jim

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