Category Archives: Banner Project

Internet Service Outages This Morning

This morning around 10AM Level3, the University’s Internet Service Provider (ISP), began experiencing a regional “degradation of service” due to equipment failure in its NYC data center.  As a result, the University experienced a complete Internet outage from approximately 10:00 AM until approximately 11:45 AM.  During this time, users on campus were not able to… Continue Reading »

Brief PirateNet Interruption This Afternoon

This afternoon at approximately 4:30 PM a vendor performing a routine upgrade to the network load balancer inadvertently disconnected the PirateNet (Banner Luminus) servers from the campus network. The “crash protection” page providing links to email, Blackboard and Banner Self Service was put up at approximately 5:00 PM, and full services were restored at approximately… Continue Reading »

IT service interruptions this morning between 10:30 AM and 11:00 AM

This morning (Monday, September 23rd) between 10:30 AM and 11:00 AM the campus network had two brief (under five minute) service interruptions.  This briefly affected a number of services, including the campus wireless network, PirateNet, email, Banner and printing. As of 11:00 AM all services are running normally.  University IT Services is investigating this issue…. Continue Reading »

IT Summer 2013 Maintenance Schedule

Each year University IT Services schedules major systems upgrades and maintenance in early August.  Most systems downtime is scheduled between the end of the summer session at the main campus and the start of orientation at the Law School.  University IT Services is planning this summer’s maintenance for the following times. Friday, August 2, 6:00… Continue Reading »