The University will be performing scheduled maintenance on Tuesday, August 9 to make upgrades to the primary data center. For OFF-CAMPUS library users: ILLiad and EZproxy (used for off campus access to our resources) will experience periods of downtime. Beginning at midnight, you may not be able to access all of our resources during the periods of downtown. Services are expected to be fully up and running by 5pm.
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As part of our ongoing efforts to provide a stable and robust infrastructure for the campus, ITS in cooperation with Facilities and Services is implementing major upgrades in our primary data center in HSB. This upgrade requires maintenance scheduled for Tuesday, August 9 that will provide the campus with a more resilient data center.
On this day, many of our services will be unavailable. Most services will see periods of downtime. However, email, UIS Wifi, cloud services, and printing will be up and running.
Blackboard is also undergoing maintenance on August 9th and will be unavailable from midnight through 5pm.
Please continue to look for notices reminding you of this date so that you can be prepared for service outages. We will keep the campus notified of all changes.
Please contact ITS Client Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or 217/206-6000 with any questions or concerns.