Email, Network Drive and CUIMC Applications Brief Downtime Thurs. September 16th After 3am

September 15, 2021

Planned work on networking equipment at CUIMC will cause a short, 5 minute downtime in many technical services.  The downtime will occur shortly after 3:00 a.m this Thursday, September 16th.  IMPORTANT:

  • Please make sure you are not working directly from your network drive(s) during this time, as any interruption in connection to the drive can permanently corrupt the file(s) you have open.
  • To be sure you do not have any files open, please close any Office programs including Outlook before the scheduled maintenance begins

This work will affect the following systems:

  • Load Balancers and all applications behind them
  • Email
  • O and P network drives
  • VMWare Servers and Backups (Certified IT Groups are being notified for affected Servers/Backups)

For any questions please contact the Service Desk via email at 5help@cumc.columbia.edu or extension 5-Help (212-305-4357), option 5.