About Systemwide Information Technology

All UW Institutions work alongside UW System Administration to facilitate the advancement of the support and implementation of information technology, and library services in learning and administration. The Systemwide Information Technology site documents and promotes the actions, direction and policies of the University of Wisconsin, and it’s member institutions.

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Planned System Outages

UW systemwide IT outages

  1. Server Maintenance affecting Multiple Services

    The following services will be unavailable as server maintenance is performed:
    Course Dashboard
    Data Masking
    DARS - Degree Audit Reporting System
    ECRT (Effort Reporting)
    Help Desk LiveChat
    Learn@UW Madison
    Planning Allocation System
    Static DoIT Wiki
    Transcripts (Unofficial) - Student Record
    UW Digital ID (Digital Certificates)
    KnowledgeBase (KB)
    UW Digital ID (One Time Password)
    UW-Madison Communications
    Web Hosting
    WISC Software Catalog
    WiscList - AdvisorList
    WiscList - Custom
    WiscList - Mass Emails
    Tech Store
    UWBI (Business Intelligence)
    SNCC IT Service Monitoring
    NetID Account Management
    API Manager
    Photo Service

  1. Blackboard Collaborate Maintenance

    The vendor, Blackboard, will be performing scheduled maintenance from 2:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 18, 2018. The planned work may intermittently disrupt access to Collaborate Original and Ultra during this time frame.

  1. Merit Fiber Splicing in Wallace, MI

    On 11/1/2018 from 00:00 until 06:00 CDT, Merit will be splicing fiber near Wallace, WI. Although this work is not expected to be service affecting, in the event of an outage the following circuit would be affected:

    UW Superior and UW Barron Co backup 10GE to Milwaukee

  1. Green Bay Hwy 54/ 57 Fiber Repair

    From 10/31/2018 21:00 until 11/1/2018 03:00 hours CDT WisDOT will be performing fiber splicing on HWY 54/HWY 57 in Green Bay. This work is being done to permanently locate the UW/WisDOT cable which was damaged on 8/10/2018 and only temporarily fixed on 8/14/2018. This work will take down the Stevens Point and Milwaukee facing spans out of Green Bay. The tertiary span to Oshkosh will be unaffected.

    The following circuits will be affected:

    uwmad-0033 UWSysNet-Pvtl-Milw-10ge
    uwmad-0034 UWSys-UWLaCrosse-UWMilwaukee-10ge
    uwmad-0035-p UWSys-UWEauClaire-Madison-10ge-P
    uwmad-0036-p UWSys-UWStout-Madison-10ge-P
    uwmad-0037-p UWSys-UWSuper-Barron-Mad-10ge-P
    uwmad-0038-seg2 UWSys-UWSuperior-UWMilwaukee-10ge-seg2
    uwmad-0042 UWSys-UWGreenBay-UWMilwaukee-10ge
    uwmad-0043 UWSys-UWMadison2-UWMilwaukee-10ge
    uwmad-0045 UWSys-UWStevensPoint-UWMilwaukee-10ge
    uwmad-0048 UWSys-UWMadison2-UWMilwaukee-10ge
    uwmad-0051 UWSys-UWMadison-UWMilwaukee-10ge
    uwmad-0052 UWSys-UWMadison-UWMilwaukee-10ge
    uwmad-0054 UWSysNet-Osh-Milw-10ge
    uwmad-0057 UWSys-UWMadison2-UWMilwaukee-10ge
    uwmad-0058 UWSys-UWMadison2-UWMilwaukee-10ge
    uwmad-0064 UWSys-MICE-UWMilwaukee-10ge

  1. WisDOT Conduit Repair Near Milwaukee-Chicago UWSysNet Fiber

    On Monday October 22nd 2018 from 0900 until 1500 hours CDT WisDOT contractors will be removing sidewalk then repairing the conduit that carries the BOREAS-Net Milwaukee to Chicago span and the UWSysNet UW Milwaukee to UW Parkside span. The hope is none of the cables are damaged and will not be affected by this repair. However, there will be splicers on standby in case damage is found. The following circuits could be affected:

    uwmad-0030  UWSys-UWMilwaukee-Chicago1-100ge
    uwmad-0055-p UWSys-UWMadison-Minneapolis3-Level3-10ge-p
    uwmad-0062  UWSys-UWRiverFalls-UWMilwaukee-10ge
    uwmad-0063  UWSys-UWStout-UWMilwaukee-10ge
    uwmad-0064-p UWSys-MICE-UWMilwaukee-10ge-p
    uwmad-0065  UWSys-UWMadison2-Chicago2-100ge
    UW-Parkside 10GE to UW-Milwaukee

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