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All critical CS Department services have been restored. An interruption in external services resulted in a cascading DNS failure and overall service instability, starting mid-morning on Thursday of this week.  After repeated efforts to diagnose and workaround the issue, we reached out to CIS who stuck with us throughout today to diagnose. Ultimately, we were ...

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The CS SSH Gateway, ssh.cs.brown.edu, has been updated to include generation of kerberos credentials. 

Impact to users: Users can continue to connect to the ssh gateway using existing ssh key pairs. Upon initial connection to the updated gateway you will be prompted to enter your Brown University password to generate your kerberos ...

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CIS will be performing planned network maintenance at the CIT on Wednesday, 8/22, from 6:00 AM to 8:00 AM.

During this time, wired and wireless network connectivity may experience brief interruptions while maintenance is performed.

Thanks for your patience during these planned outages as our network infrastructure is upgraded and expanded. 

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CIS will be performing planned network maintenance at the CIT on the following dates & times:

On Tuesday, 8/14, from 6:00 AM to 8:00 AM & 
On Wednesday, 8/15, from 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM.

During the above times, wired and wireless network connectivity may experience brief interruptions while ...

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CIS is upgrading the switch hardware on the 2nd floor of CIT on Thursday, August 9. The maintenance is scheduled from 6:00 am to 8:00 am, during this time network connectivity will be unavailable on the 2nd floor of the CIT Building. Phone and wireless connectivity on the 2nd floor may also experience ...

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CIS is peforming power & network maintenance between 0700-0800 on Thursday, August 2nd 2018.  During this time, wired, wireless network connectivity and potential phone usage may experience a brief outage lasting less than 5 minutes on the 1st and 2nd floors of the CIT Building.

Services in the Sun Lab will be unavailable during the ...

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