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Network Outage: External Internet Connectivity and Internal Wireless 10/20/2012

SCS Computing Facilities has received the following service outage notification from Andrew Computing Services:

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(US Eastern Time)

DAY: Saturday

DATE & TIME: October 20, 2012 from 5:00 - 6:00 a.m.

Computing Services staff members will perform maintenance work to the university's external Internet connectivity infrastructure and internal wireless network during this period.


During the course of this outage, you will NOT have access to external Internet sites, whether you are using a wired or wireless connection.

Additionally, individuals using wireless connections will be unable to access internal servers and websites. To access internal servers and websites during this outage, switch to a wired connection.

NOTE: All regularly scheduled Computing Services Network maintenance occurs on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month between the hours of 5:00 - 6:00 a.m. Visit to view a complete list.

Please direct any questions or comments about this outage to the Computing Services Help Center (412-268-HELP or

Thank you for your attention,

SCS Help Desk