Category Archive: Maintenance & Alerts

By Ross Madden
January 3, 2014 9:04 am MT
Posted in Maintenance & Alerts

WHEN: 01/07/2014 at 7:30pm to ~8:30pm WHAT: We will applying a firmware update to the storage array. IMPACT: Pangea, and all services relying on it, will be unavailable during this outage.  Refer to the following URL for services this will affect: http://wp.natsci.colostate.edu/cnsit/cnsit-services-relying-on STATUS: Completed

By Ross Madden
September 24, 2013 8:33 am MT
Posted in Maintenance & Alerts

WHEN: 09/24/2013 at 8:00am to ~8:30am WHAT: We will be physically moving the Chemistry DHCP server to another room.  This move places the server in its permanent location. IMPACT: A brief outage for all computers on the Chemistry Network if they attempt to request an IP during the move. STATUS: Complete

By Ross Madden
August 5, 2013 1:21 pm MT
Posted in Maintenance & Alerts

WHEN: 08/08/2013 at 8:00pm to ~10:00pm WHAT: During this outage we will be moving the Pangea storage arrays to a new header server.  This will only affect the CNSIT Pangea instance supporting the departments of Biochemistry and Chemistry, and will not affect the Department of Biology instance. IMPACT: A two hour outage for all services […]

By Ross Madden
July 8, 2013 12:27 pm MT
Posted in Maintenance & Alerts

WHEN: 07/09/2013 at 7:45am to ~8:15am WHAT: We will be physically moving the Chemistry DHCP server to another room.  This move places the server in a temporary location until the construction in B204 is complete.  Another outage will be scheduled at that time. IMPACT: A brief outage for all computers on the Chemistry Network if […]

By Ross Madden
May 3, 2013 1:00 pm MT
Posted in Maintenance & Alerts

WHEN: 05/06/2013 at 7:45am to ~8:15am WHAT: We will be updating some software packages on the CNSIT web server.  The actual outage should only be a few minutes while the server reboots. IMPACT: A brief outage for all services relying on the CNSIT web server. STATUS: Complete

By Ross Madden
April 19, 2013 8:25 am MT
Posted in Maintenance & Alerts

WHEN: 04/22/2013 at 8:00am to ~8:30am WHAT: We will be updating some software packages on the primary CNSIT database server.  The actual outage should only be a few minutes while the server reboots. IMPACT: A brief outage for all services relying on the CNSIT Database server, including many web resources. STATUS: Complete

By Ross Madden
March 20, 2013 12:56 pm MT
Posted in Maintenance & Alerts

WHEN: 03/21/2013 at 6:00am to ~8:00am WHAT: During the outage, we will run a final synchronization of the live secondary array onto the upgraded primary array so that they are identical, and then switch users over to using the primary.  I anticipate the outage and sync to begin around 6am, and we will hopefully be […]

By Ross Madden
March 17, 2013 1:32 pm MT
Posted in Maintenance & Alerts

WHEN: 03/18/2013 at 6:00am to ~8:00am WHAT: During the outage, we will run a final synchronization of the primary array onto the secondary array so that they are identical, and then switch users over to using the secondary.  I anticipate the outage and sync to begin around 6am, and we will hopefully be back up […]

By Ross Madden
February 26, 2013 10:30 am MT
Posted in Maintenance & Alerts

WHEN: 02/28/2013 at 8:00am WHAT: We will be applying a small configuration change that will require an outage of around 10 minutes (if all goes well).  This applies to the CNSIT Pangea instance (Biochemistry and Chemistry) and does not affect the Biology Pangea instance. IMPACT: Brief Outage (hopefully, 10 minutes) for all services relying on […]

By Ross Madden
November 16, 2012 12:53 pm MT
Posted in Maintenance & Alerts

WHEN: 11/19/2012 at 8:00am WHAT: I am upgrading the hardware and software for our master database server.  During this time I will also consolidate the cnsit.natsci.colostate.edu web server on the hardier, tethys.natsci.colostate.edu web server. IMPACT: Brief Outage (hopefully, 15 to 30 minutes) for all services relying on the CNSIT database pool. STATUS: Completed as of […]

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