Author Archives: Billy Sneed

Systems Maintenance this Sunday, October 22nd

During our regular 6am – 10am EST maintenance window we have the following activities scheduled:

 

  • Wired and wireless network services will be unavailable for up to 15 minutes at the following locations while equipment is relocated.
    • Ross Dining
    • LaForce Hall
  • Wireless services for all VT and CA locations will be upgraded. There will be 2-3 brief wireless outages ( up to 10 minutes each) during the maintenance window.
  • The border firewalls in VT will be upgraded. There is no outage expected for this work.

 

We appreciate your patience as we continuously strive to keep our systems functioning optimally.

 

Regards,

Middlebury Information Technology Services

Systems Maintenance this Thursday, October 19th, 2017

During our regular 5am – 7:30am EST maintenance window we have the following activities scheduled:

 

  • There will be a brief network outage at the following VT campus locations. Network outages will include wired and wireless connectivity, and last up to 10 minutes each.
    • Battel Hall, Le Chateau, Pearsons Hall, Ross Tower, LaForce Hall, Carr Hall, Prescott Hall, Ridgeline Suites, and Ridgeline Townhouses

 

We appreciate your patience as we continuously strive to keep our systems functioning optimally.

 

Regards,

Middlebury Information Technology Services

Systems Maintenance this Sunday, July 30th

During our regular 6am – 10am EST maintenance window we have the following activities scheduled:

 

  • The VT campuses PaperCut print management system will be upgraded to address an issue with the WebPrint feature
    • Print servers will be unavailable for use up to 90 minutes during the maintenance window
    • Afterward, upgrading the individual print release stations will take an additional 90-120 minutes

 

We appreciate your patience as we continuously strive to keep our systems functioning optimally.

 

Regards,

Billy

 

Billy Sneed

ITS – Central Systems & Network Services

Middlebury College

Systems Maintenance this Sunday, May 21st, 2017

During our regular maintenance window on Sunday, May 21st from 6:00 am to 10:00am EST we have the following activities scheduled:

 

  • Our on-premise Exchange servers will be upgraded. These servers are for automated messages generated from on-premise systems, and for group management. User email does not interact with these servers.
    • There will be a number of brief (1-2 minute) Exchange service interruptions during this maintenance window

 

We appreciate your patience as we continuously strive to keep our systems functioning optimally.

 

Regards,

Billy

 

Billy Sneed

ITS – Central Systems & Network Services

Middlebury College

Systems Maintenance this Thursday, May 18th

During our regular maintenance window on Thursday, May 18th from 5:00 am to 7:30am EST we have the following activities scheduled:

 

  • The authentication platform for wireless, Aruba ClearPass, will be updated
    • This maintenance will affect the VT and CA campuses
    • New authentications will be unavailable for 30 minutes during the maintenance window
    • Wireless devices with an active session will be unaffected

 

We appreciate your patience as we continuously strive to keep our systems functioning optimally.

 

Regards,

Billy

 

Billy Sneed

ITS – Central Systems & Network Services

Middlebury College

Systems Maintenance this Thursday, May 4th, 2017

During our regular maintenance window on Star Wars Day, Thursday, May 4th from 5:00 am to 7:30am EST we have the following activities scheduled:

 

  • Hummingbird, the web server front end to the undergrad Classes folders, will be replaced by a new server named Sunbird.
  • There will be brief interruption to network services, up to 10 minutes, at each of the following building on the VT campus
    • Allen Hall
    • Hadley Hall
    • Milliken Hall
    • Forest Hall
    • Coffrin Hall

 

We appreciate your patience as we continuously strive to keep our systems functioning optimally.

 

Regards,

Billy

 

Billy Sneed

ITS – Central Systems & Network Services

Middlebury College

Systems Maintenance this Sunday, April 30th, 2017

During our regular maintenance window this Sunday, April 30th from 6:00 am to 10:00 am EST we have the following activities scheduled:

 

  • The PaperCut printing system will be upgraded
    • Any printing jobs sent during the maintenance window will be queued for printing after the maintenance is complete. We don’t expect any print jobs to be lost during this maintenance window, but it would be best to delay any printing until after 10:00 on Sunday
    • The print release stations will each need to be rebooted and updated after the PaperCut servers are upgraded.

 

We appreciate your patience as we continuously strive to keep our systems functioning optimally.

 

Regards,

Billy

 

Billy Sneed

ITS – Central Systems & Network Services

Middlebury College