Planned IT disruption 3rd and 4th Janurary

Wikimedia Foundation Servers - (Wikimedia | Victorgrigas)

Wikimedia Foundation Servers (Victorgrigas – Wikimedia)

IS&T will be testing all critical IT services over the weekend of 3rd and 4th January 2015. All IT services in the University will be at risk of disruption and a number of services will be down for periods of time.  All IT services are expected to working as normal by 8am Monday 5th January.

The following services will be affected:

  • Internet connection (9.30am – 11.15am)
  • Authentication
  • SI / My Student Record
  • Blackboard / shuspace (2pm – 6pm)
  • E5
  • Syllabus Plus / Timetables
  • Room booking service
  • SharePoint
  • Filestore (2pm – 6pm)
  • Staff email
  • Achiever
  • External web server (9am – 10am)

Assignment hand-ins

Student’s with hand-ins on Monday 5th January are advised to take account of the disruption and be aware that services may not be available over the weekend. If you need to access any to any content or assignment cover sheets then it is recommended that you download or print off materials before Saturday 3rd January.


Regular updates as testing progresses over the time period will be communicated via @ITStatusSHU on twitter

More information can also be found on shuspace.

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