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CIS will be performing a planned switch upgrade in the Sciences Library on Friday, 11/1 from 6:00 AM to 8:00 AM. During this time, you may experience brief interruptions (less than 5 minutes) of wired, wireless network connectivity and potentially phone usage while the connections are being moved to the new switch ...

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CIS will be performing planned maintenance on the internal firewalls on Saturday, 10/20, from 6:00 AM to 8:00 AM

While no outage is expected during this time, wired and wireless network connectivity may experience brief interruptions while maintenance is performed. 

TStaff will be validating CS services post maintance.

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In hopes of fixing the ongoing FastX issues permanently, we are going to do some reconfiguration of the virtual hosts in the FastX cluster that will require all of them to be shut down. We will take the cluster offline at 8am tomorrow morning (Thursday the 27th). While we don't know how long this ...

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CIS will be performing scheduled maintanence on the Brown phone system on Thursday, September 27th. More info from CIS below:

On Thursday, 9/27/2018 from 12:00 AM to 5:00 AM,  planned maintenance has  
been scheduled for Brown telephone service.

Between the hours of midnight and 1:00 am, incoming calls to many ...

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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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The post-spring-semester reconfiguration of the FastX cluster (fastx-cluster.cs.brown.edu) was scheduled to occur within the morning of Wednesday, June 6th, but has proven more involved than anticipated. It is hoped that the cluster will be back online by 4pm on June 7th.

Once the reconfiguration is complete, FastX users should experience fewer service ...