Wed 31 Mar - All systems running without problems
Tue 30 Mar - All systems ran without problems
Mon 29 Mar - All systems ran without problems
Sat 27 Mar - Network Move and ISS Service Move
Network Move - Chancellor's Wharf & Cable Street
On Saturday 27th March ISS Networking did essential work for the move to the new ISS Building, which resulted in a loss of connectivity to Chancellor's Wharf and Cable Street.
ISS Service move - Sharepoint
On Saturday 27th March 2010 ISS moved the Sharepoint servers to the new building. Access to all public-facing Sharepoint websites, RSS services, Central (Faculty, Department and personal) Sharepoint sites - was unavailable from 10:00-14:00. The postgraduate.lancs.ac.uk recruitment portal was unaffected. The 'Home Page News' stream on the 'Learning Zone', 'PC Labs', 'ResNet Home', 'OFFCampus Home' and 'Home Working' was unavailable during the move.
Fri 26 Mar - All systems ran without problems
Thu 25 Mar - Wireless Network Outage - RESOLVED
09:45 - The wireless network (WiNet) is currently unavailable. ISS is bringing WiNet back into operation, and the service should be fully available again soon. UPDATE at 10:45 - WiNet is now fully functional.
Wed 24 Mar - All systems ran without problems
Tue 23 Mar - All systems ran without problems
Mon 22 Mar - 'Blue' Webmail Phish Attack
A fake email with the subject: "Security Alert" and with 'WEBMAIL' in large blue letters in the body of the message has been arriving on campus. This is a phishing attack. Do NOT reply. More information.
Sat 20 Mar - ISS Services Moving to New Building
On Saturday 20th March the following services were moved. All services were restored by 14:00 unless stated otherwise.
- VPN (secure Remote Access) - service restored at 12:00
- IP Telephony features [Voicemail; CCMUser (Call Manager User Administration Service); Pinlock/Unlock] - service restored at 12:30 . The ability to make and receive calls was not be affected.
- Syllabus Plus (Central Room Booking)
- Agresso Database
- LUVLE continued to function but offering a reduced service - personal teaching and exam timetables were unavailable.
Fri 19 Mar - All systems ran without problems
Thu 18 Mar - All systems ran without problems
Wed 17 Mar - The Network is Now Stable, and Fake Facebook Password Warning
The Network is Now Stable
The Internet link is currently stable. Investigations into the causes of Tuesday 16th's outages are ongoing.
Facebook Password Warning
A fake Facebook email message subject: "Facebook Password Reset Confirmation! Customer Support" is circulating. Do NOT open the attachment.
Tue 16 Mar - Intermittent Network Outages including Internet connection
09:15 - Currently all networks are suffering from intermittent breaks in connectivity. ISS is working to correct this problem. UPDATE 15:50: Every couple of hours, a two second break in connectivity is being experienced on the University link with the Internet. ISS has placed a request for support with the appropriate hardware vendor. UPDATE Wed 17th March 07:15: The Internet link is currently stable. Investigations into the causes of Tuesday 16th's outages are ongoing.
Mon 15 Mar - All systems ran without problems
Sat 13 Mar - Telephone Maintenance
10:00-12:00: On Saturday 13th March ISS performed maintenance on telephone equipment. During the work there was a short break in internal calling between extensions on the VOIP system (extensions beginning with a 1) and those on the POTS system (extensions beginning with 5 or 9). Calls to the Security Lodge and emergency calls were unaffected.
Fri 12 Mar - All systems ran without problems
Thu 11 Mar - All systems ran without problems
Wed 10 Mar - LUVLE and LUMES Maintenance, and PDU replacement
LUVLE and LUMES Maintenance
16:00-17:00: On Wednesday 10th March LUVLE, including LUMES, was inaccessible while systems were updated.
Power Distribution Unit replacement
12:00-15:30: On Wednesday 10th March ISS replaced a number of power distribution units in the ISS Data Centre. No downtime was required, but services were considered 'at risk' during this time.
Tue 09 Mar - All systems ran without problems
Mon 08 Mar - All systems ran without problems
Fri 05 Mar - All systems ran without problems
Thu 04 Mar - Fake Hallmark E-Cards
Fake Hallmark E-card messages, subject: "You have received A Hallmark E-Card!" are circulating. Do NOT open the attachment. More Information