IT Scheduled Outage Saturday 1st December

IT Services have today published the following information regarding scheduled IT maintenance on Saturday 1st December.  For Library users this means that all of our PCs and thin clients will be unavailable from 8am to 12 noon on Saturday 1st December.  Access to network drives and MyApps will also be unavailable during the maintenance window.  It will still be possible to use personal equipment via the eduroam network during that time.

The full IT Services notice is as follows:

IT Services will be carrying out essential work on Saturday the 1st December beginning at 0800hrs. This work has been identified by ITS and 3rd party support following on from the outages on Wednesday the 21st November, and is required to mitigate against further disruption. 

Access to H:, S:, O: and other data stores will be unavailable from 8am until 12noon

The following services will only be available if you connect via Eduroam or if you are off campus  between 8am and 12noon

Thin client access will be unavailable from 8am until 12 noon

All other services will be at risk from 8 a.m. until 14:00 on Saturday .

Please download materials in advance of the outage should you need them over the weekend.

We appreciate your continued support and patience as we undertake this critical piece of work.

Thank you

IT Services

Scheduled Outage: Network Upgrade – 27th & 28th January

It Services have advised us that due to a major upgrade of the network the following services will be temporarily unavailable on Saturday 27th January and AT RISK for the entire weekend :

  • H Drive Access
  • S Drive Access
  • Access to MyApps
  • PC/Thin Client Access
  • Internet Access
  • Web Services
  • Campus Moodle
  • Library Services
  • Email Access
  • Wi-Fi Access
  • IP Telephony

It is recommended that any users logged in during this time store their work to an alternative location to prevent possible data loss.

Should you have any questions or concerns please contact the IT Helpdesk.

Access to resources restored but library catalogue problems continue

Access to resources such as eBooks, databases etc. as reported in this post has now been restored but we are still experiencing issues with the library catalogue not loading information fully.

Again apologies for the problems this is causing and we will update as we know more.

Problems with library catalogue and access to resources

We are currently experiencing problems with the library catalogue not loading information fully and with the log in system for access to resources such as eBooks, journals and databases. These are being investigated with all parties involved.

We apologise for the inconvenience this is causing and will update as soon as we know more.