Hugh Robson Building - Network Migration

Planned in advance; Complete

Overview

Affected services
  • Core Network
At Risk Time
08:00 AM, 30-Sep-21 — 05:00 PM, 30-Sep-21
Description
There will be a short network outage (normally 5 - 30 seconds) per VLAN, during the at risk period. This will impact all wired and wireless devices including PC's, printers/MFDs, CCTV, door control, telephony (VoIP) and building management systems. At Risk Time between 08:00 AM and 05:00 PM, on Thursday 30-Sep-21.

Technical Information

Technical Information

Work summary
In order to bring the new Hugh Robson Building Distribution Router Live. All the current subnets and logical configuration will be migrated from the old Router (RB5) to the new router (HRB-DRT-01). There will be shorts periods (5 and 30 seconds) of network outage on a per vlan basis, during the at risk period.
Technical summary
Hugh Robson Building - Network Migration
Affecting
HUGH ROBSON BUILDING, RIE LAURISTON BLD,ROBSON BUILDING,ROBSON LINK,GEORGE SQ,16-20,GEORGE SQ,21,GEORGE SQ,22,REID SCHOOL,FORREST HILL,GEORGE SQ,07,CHRYSTAL MACMILLAN BUILDING,MEDICAL SCHOOL, TEVIOT, MCEWAN HALL
Servers / Hardware
Network
Criticality
high
Expected impact
Loss of internal and external network connectivity for a short period (5 and 30 seconds per vlan as the vlan in moved from one router to the new router. This includes all wired devices, wireless devices, CCTV, Door Control, VoIP and Building Management systems.
Change Reference
Additional comments

Request, Authorise and Publish

Requested by Fraser McKenzie on 13-Sep-2021
Authorised by CIS
Publish to IS Website (Service Status and Alerts page): Yes
Published by Piroska Nemeth


Additional Details

Risk classification
medium
Risk assessment
Process to migrate the vlans has been fully tested. Several times prior to this migration.
Other people involved
CIS Network Team
Notes for future reference