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. WIN Upgrades Afftecting UW Extension Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center

    On 2/20/2018 between 00:01 - 05:00, WIN will be performing service affecting transport equipment upgrades that will affect service to the UW Extension Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center near the Wisconsin Dells.

    Multiple outages of up to 1 hour each during the maintenance window are to be expected.

  1. Server Maintenance affecting multiple services

    The following services will be unavailable as maintenance is performed:
    Departmental VPN
    DoIT Wiki
    JIRA Issue Tracking
    SNCC IT Service Monitoring
    UW Digital ID (Digital Certificates)
    UW Digital ID (One Time Password)
    UW-Madison Communications
    Wisconsin App

  1. Database Maintenance - Services Impacted

    Database upgrades means that the following services will take an outage:


    WiscList - List Library

  1. Database Maintenance - Multiple Services Impacted

    Upgrades to a number of databases means the following services will take an outage:


    ESB - Enterprise Service Bus

    HRS - Human Resource System (no impact to service, but no new accounts during maiintenance)

    Local & Emergency Contacts (Students Only)

    OIM - Oracle Identity Manager

    Preferred Name


    Star Time Entry

    UW Digital ID (Digital Certificates)
    UW Digital ID (One Time Password)

  1. WisDOT -TA Network Bypass Fiber Splicing - Along WIS 100

    On February 20th from 9:00AM to 3:00PM, and February 21st from 9:00AM to 5:00AM the following morning technicians will be performing fiber splicing work near Milwaukee, WI. An outage of 1-3 hours is expected at some point in this window, subsequent notifications should be able to narrow the outage window. Affected paths are listed below, though traffic should failover to alternate paths during the work.

    Affected Paths
    UWSysNet Madison to UWSysNet Milwaukee
    UW-Whitewater to UWSysNet Milwaukee
    UWC-Waukesha County to UWSysNet Milwaukee

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