Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Library closed, campus computing + phones DOWN on Sat 6/23

On Saturday 6/23/12, ITS is shutting down ALL computing services

From 5 am "until the  evening."   Phones will be down, too.

Creative Commons licensed photo by chrisfreeland2002 (2008)


This is in order to "upgrade campus network switches."

This means
  • Blackboard, AD/GCN computer access, wireless computing network, virtual computing lab, or etc.
  • no online library resources available that day

The library will be closed Sat June 23d

Jackson Library will be open again for usual Sunday hours 1 - 10 pm on the next day. 

Official email from ITS:

All campus services hosted in the UNCG Data Center, including the major services below, will be unavailable on Saturday, June 23, 6 AM to 12 Noon, due to a network center upgrade.

Impacted services: = DON'T EXPECT TO BE ABLE TO USE THESE ON SAT 6/23
  • UNCG-provided telephone services
  • Blackboard
  • Banner/Genie
  • UNCG websites (e.g., www.uncg.edu and web.uncg.edu)
  • Virtual.uncg.edu virtual desktop service
  • Campus wireless network
  • Internet web browsing (from on campus)
  • UNCG account authentication - THIS BULLET OR THE PREVIOUS ONE ARE REQUIRED FOR ACCESSING LIBRARY SUBSCRIPTIONS
  • Access to General Computing Network services including network file space and network printing
  • Ability to run network software managed by UNCG license servers
Notes:
  • You will still be able to log in and access iSpartan Email (powered by Google) during this planned downtime. 
  • The Superlab and Jackson Library will be closed on June 23rd. 
  • Non-ITS server administrators should verify that any system(s) hosted in the Data Center are tested after the upgrade is complete. 

If you have questions or need more information, please contact 6-TECH at (336) 256-TECH (8324) or 6tech@uncg.edu.