Major IT maintenance outage Jan. 6

DoIT will be performing a variety of important maintenance procedures on the campus infrastructure on Sunday, Jan. 6 and then again on Sunday, Jan 13. Campus should not plan on having access to the affected systems during their specific outage windows.

Network Infrastructure: Midnight – 8 a.m.
Storage Infrastructure: 5:30 a.m. – noon

This maintenance will specifically impact:

  • WiscCal, MyUW and WiscMail/WiscMail Plus web interface (although you should still be able to access your email through Eudora, Thunderbird, Treo (VersaMail), Apple Mail during this time frame)
  • Cypress
  • D2L Testing
  • DoIT CBS
  • DoIT LAN
  • NWServices (Admissions Email, Dermatology File Sharing)
  • Fastar
  • MyWebspace
  • VMWare (and attendant virtual hosts)
  • Web Hosting

Database Infrastructure: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

This maintenance will specifically impact the Oracle database UWP1, affecting:

  • CHRIS (Classified Human Resources Info Systems)
  • DARS
  • DoIT Tech Store
  • DoIT Web Site
  • ISIS central communication Web site
  • NetID activation/modification/deactivation
  • PVL system
  • Wisconsin Union Event Calendar
  • WebDAS
  • Various departmental web applications and resources including the CALS ARS content management system
  • For a full list of affected UWP1 services, see:

Server infrastructure: 6 – 11 a.m.
My UW-Madison: 6 – 11 a.m.

Please contact Charlene Krembs if you have any questions.

Charlene Krembs
Director, CALS Administrative Computing Services
(608) 262-6108

The full article about the maintenance outage can be found on the DoIT website at: