Monday, 12 December 2016

ICT alert - systems at risk Wednesday 21st December to Thursday 22nd December

ICT are carrying out essential work on our central storage system which does not require shut down of our systems. We do not anticipate any unplanned downtime;  however the following systems should be regarded as being at risk during this period.

What might be affected? And when?

  • Email system: from 10:00 Wednesday 21st December and all day Thursday 22nd December.
  • Other ICT  Services, including: Finance Systems; Student Record Systems; Breo; S-Drive; U-Drive; Local-Drives, University Internet; Printing etc. : from 10:00 Wednesday 21st December and all day Thursday 22nd December.
  • Library services including Library Catalogue, ebook / ejournal access, Digital resource access via UK management Access Federation, Self Service (book issue & return), Laptop loans: from 10:00 Wednesday 21st December and all day Thursday 22nd December.
  • (Please note: ICT do not anticipate downtime on Friday 23rd December; however, these systems should be considered at risk).
Who will this affect?

All Staff and All Students

Why are we doing this?

As part of a rolling programme of maintenance and support, we are carrying out an essential upgrade to all storage systems.

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