VUIT Scheduled Outages

AccessVU scheduled downtime on Wednesday, Feb. 21

On Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 8:45 to 11 p.m., VUMC IT will deploy server patches to reduce security vulnerabilities. As a result, AccessVU will experience a period of downtime between 8:45 and 9:45 p.m. During the downtime, account creation, management and password change functionality will be unavailable via AccessVU. Authentication will continue to work normally….

Posted by on February 20, 2018 in Outage


VUIT Scheduled Maintenance to Install Windows OS patches on AVST voicemail servers

From 12 a.m. to 3 a.m. on Feb. 18, Vanderbilt IT will install Microsoft Windows 2008 operating system patches on AVST voicemail servers. This scheduled maintenance will ensure the continued security of Windows operating systems on these servers. Upon patching, VUIT will restart the CallXpress server. Patching of the CallXpress System Server (VUIT-HCWNAP130) will cause…

Posted by on February 12, 2018 in Outage


VUIT Scheduled Maintenance to Install Windows OS patches on AVST voicemail servers

From 1 to 5 a.m. on Nov. 19, Vanderbilt IT will install Microsoft Windows 2008 operating system patches on AVST voicemail servers. This scheduled maintenance will ensure the continued security of Windows operating systems on these servers. Upon patching, VUIT will restart the CallXpress server.   Patching of the CallXpress System Server (VUIT-HCWNAP130) will cause…

Posted by on November 16, 2017 in Outage


Legacy web server outage impacting a number of websites

On Wednesday, Sept. 28, a number of websites on a VUIT legacy web server became unavailable. VUIT will restore service to sites on a priority basis. Contact your VUIT support provider for additional information.

Posted by on October 5, 2017 in Outage


AccessVU to be unavailable from 2 to 5 a.m. on Sept. 24

From 2 to 5 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24, VUMC IT will redirect its AccessVU identity systems to point to new AVUPROD database servers. During the three-hour change, university and Medical Center users will not be able to utilize AccessVU admin and end user tools (including tools to change passwords). This change will not impact…

Posted by on September 21, 2017 in Outage


CATV local channels upgrade

Weather permitting, Vanderbilt IT will upgrade the cabling on the roof of the Engineering and Science Building to improve reliability and enhance the signal level for local off-air TeleVU channels from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 9. This change will have a campus-wide impact: Community-access television (CATV) system users will not have…

Posted by on August 7, 2017 in Outage


VUIT Scheduled Maintenance to Install Windows OS patches on AVST voicemail servers

From 12 a.m. to 3 a.m. on Sunday, July 23, Vanderbilt IT will install Microsoft Windows 2008 operating system patches on AVST voicemail servers in order to maintain security of the Microsoft Windows operating system for these servers. Upon patching, VUIT will restart the CallXpress server. Patching of the CallXpress System Server (VUIT-HCWNAP130) will cause…

Posted by on July 21, 2017 in Outage


VUIT Scheduled Maintenance to Install Windows OS patches on AVST voicemail servers

From 12 a.m. to 3 a.m. on Sunday, June 18, Vanderbilt IT will install Microsoft Windows 2008 operating system patches on AVST voicemail servers in order to maintain security of the Microsoft Windows operating systems for these servers. After patching is complete, VUIT will restart CallXpress service on the system server (VUIT-HCWNAP130). This will cause…

Posted by on June 15, 2017 in Outage


VUIT Scheduled Maintenance to Install Windows OS Patches

Vanderbilt IT will install Microsoft security patches on university Windows servers beginning at 12 a.m. on Sunday, May 28, and ending at 6 a.m. on Sunday, May 28. During this timeframe, non-redundant services will be impacted by a server reboot after the patches are installed.

Posted by on May 25, 2017 in Outage


Upgrades to Isilon Cluster

On Sunday, May 21, between 6 a.m. and 11 a.m., the Open Systems and Storage Services team, in coordination with the Linux and Database teams, will upgrade the Isilon cluster to the latest firmware version. This upgrade will remediate many known issues, improve performance, reliability and bring enhancements to the VU1FILE/VU1NFS NAS platform. We anticipate…

Posted by on May 18, 2017 in Outage


Scheduled wired and wireless infrastructure upgrade

Beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 20, Vanderbilt IT will upgrade the Baker Building’s network infrastructure. Upgrades are expected to take up to six hours, and the wired and wireless networks will be affected by rolling outages during this time.

Posted by on May 18, 2017 in Outage


Beginning at 12 a.m. on Sunday, May 21, Vanderbilt IT will install patches and restart all AVST voicemail servers.

The restart will cause 35 to 45 minutes of downtime: 1) Outside callers will receive a prompt that their messages may be delayed because of system maintenance. 2) Users will not be able to log into their voicemail mailboxes. 3) Out-call notifications will be delayed for messages so marked.   Skype for Business (Lync) voicemail…

Posted by on May 18, 2017 in Outage


Semi-annual Oracle Database server and software patching

Beginning at 6 a.m. on Sunday, May 21, Vanderbilt IT will apply 1) operating system patches to all Oracle production servers and 2) Q2 security and bug-fix patches to the Oracle software on these servers. These procedures are expected to take up to two hours.   During this time, Oracle services will not be available…

Posted by on May 18, 2017 in Outage


Scheduled switch infrastructure maintenance

Beginning at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, May 16, Vanderbilt IT Network Operations will upgrade the student Life Center  network infrastructure. Upgrades are expected to take up to two hours, and will impact IP phones, Access Points, Building Controls, and computers during this time. All network connectivity will be down for 30 minutes before business hours.

Posted by on May 12, 2017 in Outage


Operating System Switch Upgrades

On May 9, VUIT Network Operations will perform a routine upgrade to the operating system on network switches from 5 to 7 a.m.  All network connections will be unavailable for 30 minutes during the upgrade. This will impact IP phones, access points, building controls, and computers in the Wyatt Center, East Hall, Cohen Hall, and…

Posted by on May 5, 2017 in Outage


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