Due to required changes to our network infrastructure and some hardware maintenance, we’re scheduling a maintenance downtime for most D-PHYS servers starting on Thursday, 14th of April 2016, at 5pm. The downtime will last several hours and single services may be down for longer than others or will be down multiple times in a row.
We’ll update this posting as soon as things are back to normal.
Most D-PHYS services will be affected by that downtime, especially file servers and e-mail services, but also some virtual machines and most websites hosted by ISG D-PHYS are affected. (http://www.phys.ethz.ch/ and other AEM-hosted websites are not affected.)
E-mails coming in during the downtime will be held on the sender’s side and will arrive at D-PHYS with a delay. Sending e-mails won’t be possible during the downtime either.
After the migration we will benefit from a faster and more reliable network connection to our servers.
Update at 19:30: Most services are back to normal. Expect further downtimes for home directories and mail later this evening.
Update at 23:00: All services are available again.
Update Fri 09:00: After Thursday’s network migration a defective patch cable caused network problems on Friday morning.