Due to a instability of the General Data Storage Service At 8:50AM today 10/8/2016 OIT Storage engineers will be performing an emergency shutdown of the General Data Storage system. Between 8:50 and 9:20 AM users will be unable to access files and folders stored on certain drives. The maintenance is being performed in order to clear the instability issues. Please contact Technology Help (1-HELP) with any questions or concerns regarding this scheduled maintenance.
There was a brief power outage this weekend which affected buildings on the Twin Cities campus. CSE systems appear to be unaffected, but if you notice anything unusual, please contact us for further troubleshooting.
We were experiencing issues with the storage for our Virtual Machines. This was causing wide-spread outages with various services, including Windows profiles and Unix home directories. The services have been restored. Let us know if you see any additional issues.
More information will follow in a post mortem.
CSE-IT Systems Staff was performing emergency maintenance on the Dell Compellent SAN on February 18th between 6:00-6:30am to replace faulty hardware. This is not expected to but may cause some disruption to home directories and web server operations.