Resolved: slowness is accepting new connections at this time. During the peak of the service responding slowly, users may have been disconnected from, or were not able to connect to the server. ITS will perform emergency maintenance to the service tomorrow, November 6, 2013, during the regular maintenance window (5-7am).

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