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2015 Wireless Network Upgrades

Wireless upgrades have begun!  You can view the current status here.


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  • Wireless Network Upgrades Starting Soon Apr. 1, 2015 - Colby ITS is excited to announce that wireless network upgrades will soon begin in buildings around campus.  The work is expected to continue through the summer, with the entire campus being completed before the start of the fall semester. Beginning last fall, ITS has been evaluating two different wireless systems in the Davis Science and...
  • Planned Server Outage : April 1 Early AM Mar. 31, 2015 - ITS will be performing an upgrade of its server networks on Wednesday April 1 beginning just after midnight.  Most of Colby’s servers will be unreachable during this time, including the Colby home page, Moodle, Wiki, Raisers Edge, and many others. Services like email, calendar, Google Drive, Netflix, and other outside sites will continue to function...
  • Brief Network Outage Expected After Midnight Mar. 5, 2015 - 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 Feb. 25, 2015 - 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 Feb. 18, 2015 - 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.

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ITS Outages

StartEndTitleStatus
5/27 4:00 5/27 5:00 Possible brief interruptions of network traffic Proposed
5/27 5:00 5/27 6:00 Possible service outages due to network changes. Proposed
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