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  • Restoration of Full Internet Connectivity for the Campus

    I wanted to let everyone know that Friday morning, repairs were completed to the fiber optic cable that was damaged early last week.  ( Once the...
    Posted: September 29, 2019 11:58 PM
  • Reduction in off-campus network speeds due to cable cut

    Monday 9/23 at around noon a contractor working just outside of UMBC cut through a set of fiber optic networking cables that provide network service to UMBC's main campus, and to our IMET facility...
    Posted: September 24, 2019 3:32 PM
  • Ongoing electrical work in Data Centers today and Saturday

    Throughout the day today (Tuesday June 18th) electricians will be conducting maintenance in our backup data center located just off campus in the research park. During this work we do not expect...
    Posted: June 18, 2019 7:14 AM
  • Interruption to Campus Services around 3:20pm today

    This afternoon, at around 3:20pm, we suffered a power outage to one of the racks in the computer room in Engineering. This rack holds key equipment that provides data storage for a good number of...
    Posted: June 5, 2019 4:58 PM
  • UMBC FAQ Knowledge Base Limited to Campus Use Only

    Due to a recently published set of security vulnerabilities, UMBC’s Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) website at  is no longer accessible outside of UMBC. DoIT is going to keep this...
    Posted: April 15, 2019 5:22 PM
  • Emergency Phone Mail and Call Processing Outage Later today

    Beginning over the weekend and continuing into today a number of users and phone numbers may have experienced intermittent phonemail service including both voicemail and call processing boxes. We...
    Posted: February 26, 2019 2:06 PM
  • Recent Network Issues in the Residence Halls and Apartments

    We wanted to update the community on the recent Internet performance issues residential students were experiencing during the first week and a half of the spring semester. A few days into the...
    Posted: February 12, 2018 4:18 PM
  • Software Bug in ResNet Wireless System

    In response to residential student feedback, we recently partnered with the Office of Residential Life and updated all residential buildings with wireless hardware upgrades that provide the...
    Posted: September 22, 2017 9:48 AM
  • Information about partial systems outage from Thursday 7/20

    Yesterday evening shortly after 10pm one of the main storage units that services myUMBC, on-campus mail and several other central services suffered a failure that caused these systems to be either...
    Posted: July 21, 2017 4:41 PM
  • Residential Network Outage Monday Evening

    Monday evening around 7:15 pm there was a power outage on part of the campus which caused some of the core switches in the Residential Network to crash and their configuration became corrupted. ...
    Posted: March 14, 2017 10:01 AM