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Scheduled SCS Data Center Outage

During the morning of January 4, 2007 there will be a campus wide power outage. SCS Computing Facilities will be shutting down the primary SCS Data Center in Wean Hall for this outage.

SERVICES AFFECTED: All SCS Computing Services

START DATE: January 3, 2007 9 P.M. EST

END DATE: January 4, 2007 NOON EST

The following is the shutdown schedule:

Wednesday, January 3, 2007 at 9 P.M. EST 
Shutdown begins for all servers located in the SCS Data Center, except for
Corvid and Exchange email servers, AFS servers and the primary network

Thursday, January 4, 2007 at 3:30 A.M. EST 
Shutdown begins for all email servers, AFS, and primary network 

Thursday, January 4, 2007 at 8 A.M. EST 
Restart of network and core SCS computing services begin 

Thursday, January 4, 2007 by 10 A.M. EST 
Core SCS computing services back online 

Thursday, January 4, 2007 by Noon EST 
Project servers back online 


On Wednesday January 3, 2007, when you leave work, but not later than 9 P.M. that night, you should power off your computer. The computer UPS battery will not hold power for the duration of the power outage. Computers that are not shut down correctly could experience problems when power is restored.

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

SCS Help Desk