Students Staff

September 11, 2017

Advance notice of unavailability of key network services – 12 Sept 2017

Filed under: Email, Moodle, Office 365, University website, [Resolved], [Scheduled], [Service Alert] — Bret Giddings @ 5:29 pm

Update: 0842 Tuesday 12th September 2017

The scheduled work was completed by 0800. The disruption of access to the services listed below was minimal and not service affecting.


 

On Tuesday 12th September during the network at risk period, IT Services staff will be upgrading a key network enabling device. As a result of this, there may be a temporary loss of access to some network services, including:

  • Main University website: www.essex.ac.uk
  • SharePoint: sp.essex.ac.uk
  • Authentication for access to email: email.essex.ac.uk
  • Authentication for shibboleth enabled services
  • Moodle: moodle.essex.ac.uk

It is anticipated that the above services will be unavailable for a period of no longer than 15 minutes between 0730 and 0815 on Tuesday 12th September 2017 during the network at risk period. The actual work will be undertaken as early as possible to minimise disruption.

An update will be posted when the work has been completed.

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