Month: February 2015

Planned Maintenance: Restart of PURE server

On Monday 23 February 2015 (originally scheduled for Friday 20th), our technical team will be restarting the live PURE server due to slow performance. Restart will comnence at 7 a.m. and service should be restored within a few minutes.

The restart may cause disruption to academics, research administrators and other support staff using PURE, as well as to public visitors attempting to access the Discovery research portal.

If you have any questions regarding this matter, please refer to Kiran Oza quoting incident no. 124624.

Planned Maintenance: McAfee Datacentre Firewall Upgrade – Friday 20 February 2015

On Friday 20 February 2015 (postponed from Thursday 19), our technical team will be upgrading the McAfee Datacentre firewall software to version 5.7.6 to bring all datacentre & perimeter firewalls to a consistent standard. This was advised by McAfee support due to the detection of a bug likely related to our earlier network issues. Work will be carried out between 8.00 and 8.30 a.m. and minimal disruption is anticipated.

If you have any questions regarding the upgrade, please refer to Bob McGregor or Mark Williams.