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UPDATE - Network Connectivity Issues

Oct. 9, 2013 - As of 8:50 a.m., users on wired connections south of the Midway, plus International House, are having issues accessing network services. This is related to a hardware issue on a central network switch for this part of campus. The outage is also affecting VPN connectivity and may be affecting other services. Users off-campus who are not using VPN are not experiencing problems. ITS technicians are working to resolve the problem.

Recap of event: At approximately 7:45 a.m. users began reporting sporadic problems accessing network services from the campus, as well as VPN connections from off-campus. As of 8:50 a.m. the problem was traced to a central network switch. ITS technicians are working to resolve the problem.