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CIS Networking Group announced CS edge switches maintenance schedule on August 2nd, 6am - 8am.  See below.   

During this maintenance windows, all desktop machine network connection will be affected.  This includes most of ssh forwarding hosts except a few virtualize hosts like unison, oolong, kui, emma, eternity, earl and bushtea. A few servers will also be affected.  They are the samba domain controllers, the internal and external print servers, and the gitolite servers.  The compute grid is not affected by this maintenance.


Due to scheduled maintenance, Network Connectivity CS POD will be unavailable on 8/2 from 6:00 AM to 8:00 AM. This may affect wired, wireless network connectivity and potentially phone usage within Computer Science.

If you experience problems other than the ones mentioned above, or problems with another service, please report them to the CIS IT Service Center at (401) 863-4357.  After business hours, select option 0 to report a critical issue. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Thank you for your patience,
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