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Brief outage of internet access for VU on July 18

Posted by on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 in News.

On Thursday, July 18, between 4 and 6:30 a.m., VUIT will replace some network equipment in the Hill and Bryan data centers. This equipment connects our campus network to the outside world.

During this replacement, VU will experience a brief outage of internet service. This outage is expected to last about 60 seconds, with a worst-case scenario extending the outage to about 15 minutes to troubleshoot any issues.

Please note that the following traffic will not be affected during this change:

Network traffic within VU.
Traffic to and from VUMC.
Use of the Pulse Secure Virtual Private Network (VPN).
Traffic to and from the Advanced Computing Center for Research and Education (ACCRE).
Traffic to and from Amazon Web Services (AWS) using the direct connection.