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On Wednesday, Oct. 18th, between 7am and 8am, the Networking Group will be performing a VLAN migration of the Self Managed Newtork (10.116.70.0/24) from vlan 4007 to vlan 3962.  There will be a brief network connectivity problem during the maintenance windows for user servers, desktops and laptops on the 10.116 ...

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CIS Networking Group is performing maintenance on the CS edge switches tomorrow, July 11th, between 5:30am to 6:30am.  Please expect network connectivity issues between the maintenance windows.

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From: Laura Dark <laura_dark@brown.edu>
Date: Mon, Jul 10, 2017 at 11:23 AM
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Tstaff will decommission the CCV Backup Service of the GPFS filesystem on the end of business day, Friday, April, 28, 2017.  We will no longer have access to the CCV tape library after that date.  The result is we will not be able to fulfill data restore requests for data older than 6 months.  Please ...

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The certificate for the filemaker server, filemakera.ad.brown.edu, is about to expire.  In order to perform maintenance on the server, all databases on the filemakera.ad.brown.edu have been migrated to filemakerh.ad.brown.edu. The syschange is scheduled for the morning of Thursday, March 9th.  After Thursday, March 9th, the CS ...

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There was a broken water pipe on the 3rd floor near the network closet.  One of the network switch, cit-cs-as.net.brown, was affected and is offlined.  The following CIT rooms are affected this switch outage: 115, 121, 132, and 134.

We are investigating further and will update this post as we learn more.

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CIS Networking Group Scheduled Network Maintenance:

We are providing this notification that maintenance will be performed to the BC POD between the hours of 6:00 am and 8:00 am on 2/14, 2/15 and 2/16.

During this time, wired, wireless network and IPTV may experience a brief outage lasting less than ...

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Starting Thursday, December 22, 2016, filesystem backups will be retained for only six months.  Currently they are kept for forever.  At the same time, files will be backed up more frequently (as often as hourly) rather than just once a day.

This change is part of our migration to CIS file services.  Our daily backup ...

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ibm-gpfs.jpg Starting at 7am on Wednesday, Nov. 9th, we will be performing rolling upgrades of our departmental GPFS NFS cluster. Each server upgrade can potentially cause a brief 90 second NFS blip for departmental linux machines. We expect the maintenance to be completed by 8am. The compute cluster linux machines and external facing services are not ...