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SCS Network Service Outage

Subject: Service Outage: Network outage on March 26, 2005

The following announcement is made by SCS Computing Facilities:

On Saturday March 26th, a network outage will affect the entire SCS network including:

  • SCS network connectivity to local machines and services
  • SCS network connectivity to Andrew
  • SCS network connectivity to the Internet and Research networks

TIME OF EVENT: 3:30 a.m. EST - 6:30 a.m. EST

AREAS AFFECTED: All areas of SCS network


An upgrade of the SCS core switch/router will be performed. We expect to have network connectivity available early in the maintenance time period. However, network connectivity may be unstable during the entire scheduled maintenance window.


Please contact the SCS Help Desk at x8-4231 or send mail to with any questions or concerns.

Thank you for your attention,

SCS Help Desk