While I realize that this post is somewhat vague, a lot depends on exactly when the UPS is delivered and how long it takes to install it. I will be posting more refined notes to narrow down the scope of what services will be out (and when) as time goes on.
While we realize that there may be some inconveniences for some, please bear with us as we strive update our services and minimize outages for the future
[2011-03-18 08:46:19 | Fred A Archibald]
Due to staffing complications, we have had to move the first outage to this coming Monday at 10:00AM. These outages should be brief as machines are moved to temporary power.
The second outage which will occur later in the week, should also be brief when power is moved to the new UPS. No lengthy down-times for system upgrades will be done until the semester ends. The date and time for the second down-time will be announced next week after we see how the UPS installation goes.
Again, we regret any inconvenience this may cause.
[2011-03-21 10:46:46 | Robert McNicholas]
Due to the need to move these servers to temporary power, iris.eecs and wiki.eecs will be shut down briefly at 12 noon today, March 21st. Both services should be back up by 12:30pm.
[2011-03-24 12:58:07 | Fred A Archibald]
On Friday, 3/25/11(tomorrow) we will be moving servers onto the new UPS. The work will commence at noon. There will be some brief outages of various network services Friday afternoon as these machines are moved onto new permanent power. There is also a possibility of some brief outages Friday evening and Saturday.
[2011-03-28 13:52:33 | Robert McNicholas]
With the conclusion of the new UPS installation on Friday, wiki.eecs and iris.eecs will be shut down at 6pm today and moved back to UPS power.
[2011-03-29 08:24:16 | Fred A Archibald]
The UPS work has been completed.
Resolved as of 2011-03-29 08:22:00