Friday, August 18, 2017

Wireless Network Maintenance - 08/18

The maintenance has been completed.

History:
NTS will be performing maintenance on the wireless for all of Housing on Friday, August 18th from 6:00-7:00 a.m.  This maintenance will affect all wireless in Housing buildings excluding Jardine and the Strong Complex.  This maintenance will also affect most of the in room wired ports in the following halls:

Ford

Honors House

Haymaker

Marlatt

Moore

Wefald

West

Users can expect intermittent connectivity during this time.

Network Maintance 8/17/17

The maintenance has been completed.

History:
Brief outage for server maintenance on Thursday, August 17 from approximately 8:30pm - 9pm to affect the following K-State services:
-          Connect
-          Pulse
-          Advisories
-          A-Z Directory
-          K-State Bar

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Converged Infrastructure VBlock Upgrade 08/28 to 09/08

The converged infrastructure VBlock system will be undergoing an upgrade from 08/28/2017 9:00 AM to 09/08/2017. Various components will be upgraded throughout the two week period. It will affect all systems running in the converged infrastructure. No outages are expected, but if it becomes required we will send additional notifications.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Converged Infrastructure VBlock Upgrade 07/24 to 09/08


The converged infrastructure VBlock system will be undergoing an upgrade from 07/24/2017 9:00 AM to 09/08/2017. Various components will be upgraded throughout the two week period. It will affect all systems running in the converged infrastructure. No outages are expected, but if it becomes required we will send additional notifications.

History:
The converged infrastructure VBlock system will be undergoing an upgrade from 07/24/2017 9:00 AM to 08/28/2017. Various components will be upgraded throughout the two week period. It will affect all systems running in the converged infrastructure. No outages are expected, but if it becomes required we will send additional notifications.

History:
The converged infrastructure VBlock system will be undergoing an upgrade from 07/24/2017 9:00 AM to 08/04/2017. Various components will be upgraded throughout the two week period. It will affect all systems running in the converged infrastructure. No outages are expected, but if it becomes required we will send additional notifications.

System Upgrade 8/28 - 8/29

ITS will be doing system upgrade of Converged Infrastructure VBlock.  No service interruptions are expected.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Network Issues

The Border Firewall Replacement was successful.  If you experience network connectivity issues please contact the Help Desk at 532-7722 or helpdesk@k-state.edu.

History:
ITS is still working on systems from the recent maintenance.   Services may still be intermittent at times.
History:
All systems are back online. However, service may be intermittent at times. ITS is working on the issue and appreciate your patience.

History:
All Systems are back online except for Image Now.  Thank you for your patience while we continue to work on the issue.

History:
Most Network Systems are back up, but may be slow.  Thank you for your patience while we continue to work on the issue.
History:
Campus internet connections have been restored. The majority of KSU systems remain offline. ITS apologies for the inconvenience.

History:
ITS is slowly bringing systems online from last nights maintenance. No ETA at this time. Updates will be posted to the IT Status page and on Twitter, as available.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Network firewall maintenance on 08/14

K-State Information Technology Services will be replacing the firewall at the campus border in the early morning hours of Monday, August 14.  This will disrupt all campus connections to the internet.  The maintenance window is scheduled for 8/14/2017 from 12:01 a.m. until 6:00 a.m.

Friday, August 11, 2017

Emergency Firewall Maintenance

ITS will be doing some emergency firewall maintenance.  We don't expect any outages from these changes, but if you do see issues sharply increase, notify the IT Help Desk.

Network Maintenance - 08/10/17

K-State Information Technology Services will be replacing the firewall at the campus border in the early morning hours of Thursday, August 10.  This will disrupt all campus connections to the internet and will impact anyone on the campus network attempting to connect to services off campus as well as anyone off campus trying to connect to services hosted here.  The maintenance window is scheduled for 8/10/2017 from 12:01 a.m. until 6:00 a.m.

If you experience connectivity problems at or after 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 10 please contact the IT Help Desk at 785-532-7722 or by email (as available) at helpdesk@k-state.edu.  Progress updates will be posted periodically as available throughout the maintenance period to the IT Status Page at http://www.k-state.edu/its/status/

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Network Maintenance - 08/09

NTS will be performing network maintenance in the following buildings this evening (8/9) from 10:00pm to 11:00pm:
Chem/Biochem
Alumni Center
Calvin
This maintenance will affect both wired and wireless connectivity for short periods during this timeframe.

Monday, August 7, 2017

Network maintenance 08/14 and 08/15

This upgrade has been rescheduled for Monday, August 14th and Tuesday, August 15th. The secondary device will be upgraded on the 14th. The forced failover will happen Tuesday morning at 8:15, with the primary upgrade following. 

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Network Maintenance - 08/03

This has been completed.

History:
NTS will be performing maintenance on the campus DHCP environment on Thursday August 3th, 2017 from 10 p.m. until 2 a.m.  We do not anticipate any impact to user network connectivity during this maintenance.

Network Maintance 8/2 to 8/3

 The portion of the upgrade that was supposed to be completed today is hung due to a few unexpected issues. The maintenance that was scheduled for tomorrow is postponed until these issues can be resolved.

History:
The software on the data center load-balancers is going to be upgraded this week. The passive secondary device will be upgraded on Wednesday August 2nd starting at 10am. On August 3rd EST will failover the pair to the secondary at 8:15am and then upgrade the primary. Services will not experience an outage, however existing connections will not transfer during the forced failover, causing these active connections to be severed momentarily.