University Park UEN Router Maintenance – All Locations

On Thursday October 13th, Starting at 4:00 AM Staff from the Office of the Vice Provost for IT will be performing maintenance on all UEN routers with the exception of the Telecom Building Hubsite

At 4:00AM* The Following Routers will be rebooted:

University Park: Windstream1, White1
Expected Impact:
Temporary interruption of Commodity internet services that are traversing Windstream1 router for up to 90 seconds as traffic converges to other providers.
Outage of ITSP East which may result in some VOIP call disruptions.
*This work is being done at this time to accommodate the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

Starting at 5AM, Staff will reboot Distribution routers at the following Sites:

University Park: Computer, Willard, Pattee, Pollock, and ResearchPark Hub sites
University Park: Research Network (ScienceDMZ)
Abington, Altoona ,Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, Dickinson: The School of Law, Dubois, Erie: The Behrend College, Fayette: The Eberly Campus, Harrisburg, Hazleton, Greater Allegheny, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre, Worthington Scranton, York
Other locations: Philly Naval Yard

Expected Impact:
VPLS,EthernetFabric,and HighSpeed Backbone customers serviced by these routers may see a loss of Network Connectivity for up to 5 minutes.
Campuses participating in VoIP will have no VoIP service for up to 5 minutes.
Redundant Backbone Customers may see a momentary interruption of services while the connections fails to the redundant router.

This work is subject to OVPIT CAB approval of ServiceNOW Change Request: CHG0038541

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