Why?

Necessary network maintenance is being performed.

Impact

Please see details for varied impact dates and locations.

Details

Residence Hall Port Testing:  May 9-26

Very short outage occurs for each port as it is tested.

  • May 9-13:  10 Faraday, Morgan Hall
  • May 16-20:  16 Elbridge, 22 Schussler, 25 Trowbridge, 26 Hackfeld, 53 Wachusett, Fuller Apartments
  • May 23-26:  Ellsworth Apartments, Stoddard A & C, Messenger Hall

South Village Expansion:  May 9-20

During this work, additional buildings will be added to the South Village network, plus re-working of the three pre-existing buildings. There may be complete outage of the following buildings for a large amount of time:

  • 4 Marston, 7 Marston, 62 Williams

Decommission of 108 Grove St:  May 23 – May 26

During this work, all network connectivity to 108 Grove Street will be removed, which will also include any ability to use card access or security cameras at this location. At this time, all cable TV services to Gateway Park and 10 Faraday will also cease to function permanently. The decommissioning of this location may also cause an brief interruption these buildings:

  • 85 Prescott, 60 Prescott, 50 Prescott
  • 10 Faraday, 108 Grove

Network Device Upgrades:  May 9-27

During this work, buildings will be unavailable for a period of 15-30 minutes as the operating systems for the network infrastructure will be upgraded for bug fixes. Departments will receive advance notice.

May 9-13

  • Morgan Hall, 10 Faraday, Daniels Hall, Founders Hall, Campus Police
  • Innovation Studio, Messenger Hall, 30 Boynton (East Hall)
  • Fuller Apartments, Ellsworth Apartments, Stoddard Apartments
  • Riley Hall, 53 Wachusett, 25 Trowbridge, 22 Schussler, 16 Elbridge, 26 Hackfeld
  • All Greek Houses connected to WPI 

May 16 – May20

  • 50 Prescott, 60 Prescott, Practice Point, 85 Prescott
  • Fuller Labs, Atwater Kent, 29 Garden
  • 37 Dean, Park Ave Garage, 2 Faraday
  • Goddard Hall, Higgins Labs, Kaven Hall, Salisbury Labs, Olin Hall
  • Washburn Labs, Alden Hall, 15 Sagamore, Townhouses

May 23-27

  • 27 Boynton (Unity Hall), Boynton Hall, Gordon Library
  • 303 Congress, Campus Center, Network Operations Center
  • Hughes House, Jepson House, Power House, Recreation Center
  • 27 Hackfeld, 16 Einhorn, 157 West, 19 Schussler, 20 Schussler
  • 20 Trowbridge, 23 Trowbridge, 28 Trowbridge, 37 Lee, 37 Institute
  • Bartlett Center, Higgins House, Project Center, 11 Einhorn, 12 Einhorn
  • 49 Institute, Harrington Auditorium, Press Box, Shawmut Trailer

10 Faraday Equipment Replacement - May 25 10A-2P (no outage anticipated)