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System Downtime Over Spring Break

System Downtime

March 11, 2014 8:49 AM

As part of our ongoing commitment to security, the Unix Infrastructure will be conducting its quarterly patching of systems.  While many of the systems will be patched without any service disruption, there are several systems which require the downtime of key services.  The schedule below outlines which key services will be offline and for how long.


Monday March 17th, 9am to 1pm

  • myUMBC lite page will be up resulting in  reduced myUMBC functionality

  • The sites (wordpress) web hosting environment will be down

  • The new web hosting environment will be down (pages will be available but any database calls will not work)

  • All HFS (user) servers will be down

  • Student mySQL databases will be offline


Tuesday March 18th, 9am to 1pm

  • RT will be down

  • Userpages will be down

  • Wiki will be down

  • R25 will be down

  • License5 will be down (autodesk, cadence, idl, schrodinger, xilinx)

  • Student mySQL databases will be offline

  • Perseus will be down


There will be no data loss during the outage and no user action is required prior to the downtime. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Technology Support Center at x53838.

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