Upcoming Server and Network Maintenance

To all HSPH users,

The HSPH IT department will be performing a full Disaster Recovery test over the holiday break.
This will cause outages on 2 separate days. We will try to keep the individual outages short as possible,
but reserve the complete window in case of difficulties.

The first window will be Thursday , December 26th from 9AM to 5PM.
NOTE – This is an extended, disruptive outage. Go Green and shutdown your computers before the break!
During this window, HUIT will also be performing necessary network upgrades and testing to our data center hardware.

The following services are affected. They will be down for an extended amount of time from 9AM to 5PM:
- File and Print services
- ICF File services
- ICF Print services
- NetStorage
- Kanaka
- Powerfaids and NetPartner
- In house Web Servers and application servers
- Accellion File Transfer service
- ALICE
- MyHSPH Portal

The following services will have several 10-20 minute outages from 12PM – 5PM due to Network Tests:
- Wasabi
- HPCC system

The following services will have several 10-20 minute outages from 12PM – 5PM due to Network Tests:
NOTE – these will only be affected from inside of the HSPH buildings
- HUIT Icemail (Outlook) system
- Internet
-Wireless

The following services will be unaffected during the maintenance window from outside of the HSPH buildings:
- HUIT Icemail (Outlook) system
- ALICE Development/Testing systems
- HSPH Homepage/Web Server

The second window will be Monday, December 30th from 9AM to 2PM.
NOTE – This is an extended, disruptive outage. Go Green and shutdown your computers before this time!

The following services are affected. They will be down for an extended amount of time from 9AM to 2PM:
- File and Print services
- ICF File services
- ICF Print services
- NetStorage
- Kanaka
- Powerfaids and NetPartner
- In house Web Servers and application servers
- Accellion File Transfer service
- ALICE
- MyHSPH Portal

The following services will be unaffected during the maintenance window:
- Wasabi
- HPCC system
- HUIT Icemail (Outlook) system
- ALICE Development/Testing systems
- HSPH Homepage/Web Server

Thank You,
HSPH IT Department