CS Network Status

This page lists both active and recently closed CS network alerts. If you would like more information about an alert, or if you have an issue you would like to report, send email to helpdesk [-at-] cs [dot] umd [dot] edu or call extension 52720.

Current Active Alerts

There are no current active alerts. Network operations are normal.

Have an issue that you need to report? Send email to helpdesk [-at-] cs [dot] umd [dot] edu.

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Past Alerts

Updated Issue Summary Impact
11.25.2021 20:51 Data center equipment moves - no outages expected

We are performing equipment moves in the data center. We are not exepecting any outages. Check department email announcement for more information.

11.23.2021 20:32 NFS server restart. Delay in read and write operations until it is restarted.

NFS clients may experience delays in input/output operations while the NFS server is not ready.

10.12.2021 23:45 Mediawiki Upgrades

Mediawiki will be upgraded on Sunday, October 10, between 12 PM and 12 AM. This period is necessary to allow for complete testing of this major upgrade. Any individual site will not be down for more than a few seconds at a time.

09.30.2021 11:33 Minor updates to CS Project webhosting. You may see a brief error message. Light
08.25.2021 20:31 NFS server maintenance. Webservers and filesystems read-only or unaccessible

NFS server maintenance. Webservers and filesystems are read-only or unaccessible, including junkfood home directories, personal web spaces, projects, and other NFS mounts.

08.25.2021 16:22 Scheduled Patching: Third Tuesdays

The department will install updates on supported systems on the third Tuesday of each month. We will post a separate announcement if there is any major disruption expected.

08.25.2021 16:22 Additional Patching to be completed today

A few systems will be patched today between the hours of 12noon-4pm. Please expect up to 15mins of possible outages. Thanks

05.31.2021 14:18 Firewall maintenance completed. Contact the helpdesk with any network issues. None
05.31.2021 14:17 Firewall Updates - Monday May 31, 12 PM - 5 PM - Minor packet loss possible Light
05.02.2021 10:49 CS VPN Config Change

Due to a certificate renewel, CS users who use OpenVPN to access the CS VPN need to download updated configurations, which are available at https://helpdesk.cs.umd.edu/faq/connecting/vpn . This predominately applies to people running Linux on their home machines.