Core Router Replacement Kings Buildings

Planned in advance; Open

Overview

Affected services
  • DiscoverEd
Outage Time
08:00 AM, 26-Jan-13 — 10:00 AM, 26-Jan-13
At Risk Time
10:00 AM, 26-Jan-13 — 12:00 PM, 26-Jan-13
Description
There will be disruption to many core services whilst some essential network equipment is replaced. This work is essential to ensure core systems remain stable

Technical Information

Technical Information

Work summary
There will be disruption to many core services whilst some essential network equipment is replaced. This work is essential to ensure core systems remain stable
Technical summary
Essential work on Network Equipment
Affecting
Access to many core services
Servers / Hardware
Criticality
medium
Expected impact
The following Services will be unavailable: - Student file and profile servers (affecting logins in public labs) - Staff home and shared drives -Staff printing - Cloud printing - Library management system (voyager)- likely to be a read-only OPAC during this period, with other functions unavailable - BOXI - Some hosted web site functionality - kb-iis-1 and ucs-sequel - InfoEd application Networked services in the following buildings will be unavailable - this will include Wireless network & VOIP telephones: KB Library JCMB Easter Bush Vet School Roslin Institute Easter Bush Campus Grant Institute CSEC KB Centre Crew Building EUCS Offices Swann Physics Engineering Maths Informatics-KB Daniel Rutherford Bldg Ashworth Chemistry Darwin Rogerland Alrick Building Waddington CH Building EPCC NLS Scottish Agricultural College KB At Risk: The ECDF subversion service will be at risk of disruption due to this work, but is expected to remain available. BIOSS Peter Wilson Bldg Crew Building Meteorology Robertson Library Cogent Diagnostics St Johns Hospital, Livingston Science & Engineering College Server Room
Change Reference
Additional comments

Request, Authorise and Publish

Requested by Tony Weir on 17-Dec-2012
Authorised by Unix Systems
Publish to IS Website (Service Status and Alerts page): Yes
Published by Lisa McDonald to telephone-alerts@mlist.is.ed.ac.uk; EdLAN-announce@lists.ed.ac.uk; www-alerts@lists.ed.ac.uk


Additional Details

Risk classification
low
Risk assessment
Known upgrade process, which has been executed several times.
Other people involved
Notes for future reference