Maintenance, Wireless

Network: Switch Software Upgrades – North Campus

Maintenance Window: Friday, November 17th  4:00 – 4:30 AM
Services Impacted: All Network Services

This maintenance window is planned to allow for software upgrades to network equipment in multiple buildings. Access switch stacks serving buildings in the north part of the campus, buildings north of Big Chico Creek, will be affected. All network services (wired and wireless) will see a ~10 minute interruption in services as network elements are restarted onto the new code. Datacenter operations will not be affected.

Maintenance, Wireless

Network: Switch Software Upgrades – South Campus

Maintenance Window: Thursday, November 16th  4:00 – 4:30 AM
Services Impacted: All Network Services

This maintenance window is planned to allow for software upgrades to network equipment in multiple buildings. Access switch stacks serving buildings in the southern part of the campus, buildings south of Big Chico Creek, will be affected. All network services (wired and wireless) will see a ~10 minute interruption in services as network elements are restarted onto the new code. Datacenter operations will not be affected.

 

Maintenance, Wireless

Wireless Controller Software Update

Maintenance Window: Tuesday, November 14th  6:00 – 7:00 AM
Services Impacted: Campus Wireless

During this maintenance window, the system software for the campus wireless network will be upgraded to address potential stability issues. As part of this process, all wireless network access will see a ~5 minute interruption in service as individual access points are restarted onto the new code.

Maintenance, Telephone, Wireless

Butte Hall Electrical Maintenance

Maintenance Window: Saturday, January 6th  6:00 AM – 3:00 PM 5:00 PM
Services Impacted: Multiple Campus Systems

Electrical maintenance in Butte Hall on January 6th will affect multiple campus systems. The datacenter is currently undergoing testing to determine the extent of the outage. Campus email, Box.com, and Blackboard should not be affected. The Butte Hall network and phones will be unavailable for the duration of this maintenance.

Maintenance, Telephone, Wireless

Farm Microwave Cutover

Maintenance Window: Thursday, July 6th 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Services Impacted: University Farm Network & Telephone

During this maintenance window, network and campus telephone services to the University Farm will be interrupted for up to 2-3 hours as the connection between the Farm and campus is cut over to new microwave radios. During this time, calls to the Farm may be routed to voicemail, and only emergency 911 calling will be available from campus phones at the Farm. Cellular services will be unaffected.

Maintenance, Wireless

Aruba Wireless Software Update

Maintenance Window: Wednesday, July 5th 6:00-7:00 AM
Services Impacted: Campus Wireless

During this maintenance window, the campus wireless network will undergo a software update to improve network performance and to support the newest hardware standards. Though most of this process will be transparent to users, wireless services will be interrupted for ~5 minutes as access points are restarted onto new firmware.

VPN, Wireless

Clearpass Authentication System Software Update

Maintenance Window: Wednesday, June 28th 6:00-7:00 AM
Services Impacted: Campus Wireless & VPN

During this maintenance window, the Clearpass system used to authentication network services (VPN, Wireless) will undergo maintenance for a software update. This is an advisory notice only; no downtime is anticipated by this work.