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September, 2016

VUIT Scheduled Maintenance: Sprint Wireless

Sep. 19, 2016—The university’s Sprint cellular system will be down on Thursday, Sept. 22, for a short outage at approximately 7 p.m. and again on Friday, Sept. 23, at 5 a.m. During this time, Mann Wireless will swap out the existing distributed antenna system (DAS) radio heads with more advanced units. Upon removing and replacing the radio...

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VUIT Scheduled Maintenance – Monthly Microsoft Patching for September – VUIT Hosting Services Application Servers

Sep. 16, 2016—On Sunday, Sept. 18, between 12:00 a.m. and 6 a.m., Vanderbilt IT will apply September’s monthly Windows Server security updates, as well as any previous monthly patches still required. These updates are to help maintain security and software for core Microsoft Window operating systems. All non-redundant services will be impacted by a server reboot after...

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VUMC IT to conduct legacy DNS shutdown

Sep. 12, 2016—DNS users,   Beginning on Sept. 15, VUMC IT will begin shutting down legacy DNS servers in order to shift all users to new DNS servers.  Due to the number of users still operating on old servers, the inability to determine which users are working on those servers and the possibility that critical systems could...

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