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  • Brief Network Outage Expected After Midnight - You may experience network disruptions early Friday morning, March 6 after midnight. To prepare for the new wireless system, we need to restart core network switches. The outage should be brief. You can the status of ITS work and outages by going to the ITS home page: www.colby.edu/its You can obtain help for computer issues...
  • Lovejoy Wireless Updates May Cause Bumpy Connections - ITS is starting the campus-wide wireless upgrades in Lovejoy today between 1 and 5 p.m. You can anticipate a brief period of “turbulence” sometime during the afternoon as we move to the production wireless environment. We realize this timing is less than optimal, but professional services to help  properly install the system was only available...
  • Residence Hall Wireless Service Restored - Residence hall wireless networking has been restored. We had to reboot core routers which caused brief outages in the Cotter Union and Miller Library network segments. If you find that your service hasn’t been restored, or if you have other issues, please contact Student Computer Services (scshelp@colby.edu, 207-859-4224) to get assistance.
  • Residence Hall Network Issues - Students may experience problems with wireless network connections in residence halls including AMS, Averill, Dana, East, Heights, Perkins-Wilson, Piper, and West. Common symptoms are a slow connection to Colby services, and no connection to sites outside of our network (email.colby.edu, etc.). We are working on this issue now but are uncertain when normal internet connectivity...
  • Critical Microsoft Internet Explorer Security Flaw - A critical security flaw in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (the default browser on every Microsoft Windows Operating System) that allows what is referred to as ‘remote code execution,’ or the ability to run programs on your computer without your permission, was publicly announced on April 26, 2014.  A patch for this vulnerability was released today and...

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ITS Outages

StartEndTitleStatus
3/31 10:00 3/31 10:00 patch/reboot of CARS, CX web Proposed
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