Alert Calendar

The IT Services Alert Calendar provides up-to-date information on scheduled and emergency maintenance that is expected to cause an outage and affects a variety of end user systems, such as Password Manager, the campus network and the university web presence.

July 23

University Web Presence Briefly Unavailable during Maintenance

IT Services will perform planned maintenance from midnight to 3 a.m. Saturday, July 23, to migrate web servers to the virtualization environment. During the maintenance, the university web presence, including websites at uark.edu, will be unavailable for approximately 10 minutes. For questions about this maintenance, contact the Open Systems team.

July 24

BASIS and webBASIS Unavailable during Maintenance

IT Services will perform planned mainframe maintenance from 2 to 3 a.m. Sunday, July 24. During the maintenance, BASIS and webBASIS will be unavailable. For questions about this maintenance, contact the Mainframe Systems team.

July 24

Brief Network Outages to Affect Several Buildings during Maintenance

IT Services will perform planned network maintenance on the AGRI distribution switch from 6 to 10 a.m. Sunday, July 17. During the maintenance, there will be network outages lasting five minutes or up to an hour in the following buildings:
340 West Avenue
410 Arkansas Avenue
Abernathy AgriScience and Technology Center
Agriculture Annex
Agriculture Building
Agronomy Field Laboratory
Alpha Omnicron Pi
Altheimer Laboratory
Archeological Survey Building
ARMY ROTC Building
Biological and Agricultural Engineering Laboratory
Biomass Research Center
Cralley-Warren Laboratory
David W. Mullins Library
Ella Carnall Hall
Entomology Shop and Forestry Laboratory
Field Laboratory
Food Science Building
Graduate Education Building
Harry R. Rosen Alternative Pest Control Center
Home Management House
Human Environmental Sciences Building
John Kirkpatrick Skeeles Poultry Health Laboratory
McNalley House
Memorial Hall
Pauline Whitaker Animal Science Center
Peabody Hall
Plant Sciences Building
Poultry Disease Laboratory
School of Social Work
Vol Walker Hall
Warehouse B (Residence Life)
Washington County Extension Office (Cooperative Extension Service)
For questions about this maintenance, contact the network team.

July 26

Data Center Maintenance

IT Services will perform preventative maintenance in the Data Center from 5 p.m. to midnight Tuesday, July 26, to ensure the reliability of uninterruptible power supply units. No outages are expected during the maintenance, but if a street utility power outage were to occur, High Performance Computing (HPC) resources would be unavailable. For questions about this maintenance, contact Data Center Operations.

July 30
Password Manager, Syllabus Bank, Jabber Affected during Maintenance

IT Services will perform planned maintenance from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 30, to upgrade servers. During the maintenance, there will be intermittent outages of up to 15 minutes affecting Password Manager, Syllabus Bank, Schedule of Classes, Application for Admission, UARK Jabber services, KXUA website and IT Status Monitor. For questions about this maintenance, contact the Open Systems team.

July 30
Some Windows Server Hosts Briefly Affected during Maintenance

IT Services will perform planned maintenance to uninstall Symantec from several Windows server hosts. During the maintenance, each service will be briefly interrupted, including:
ADCS1
Aries
Carrier-One
Timberline
FCWnxRS1
Fireworks
UAF-RAP
Filemaker2
FWIContent
HERMES
IMRS-Chronos
IMRS-Helios
IMRS-Selene
INPR-SUN-PRD
INPR-SUN-TST
Inspector
ISISWinA
KofaxTR1
LabMaps
NETTERM
WebCheckout
WebCheckout-02
WebCheckout-03
WebCheckout-04
R25Prod
R25Test
Ramesses
RSSPApps
SANMgr
SciQuestProd
SPProdAdmin
SPProdWeb
SQL-CMS

July 30
Campus Directory, Newswire, SharePoint Briefly Interrupted during Maintenance

IT Services will perform maintenance from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 30, to disable SSL 2.0 and enable TLS on WWW1. During the maintenance, the following services will be briefly interrupted: Campus Directory, Newswire, some SharePoint sites and some university websites. For questions about this maintenance, contact the Microsoft Systems team.

July 31
Brief Network Outages to Affect Half of Campus

IT Services will perform planned network maintenance from 12:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, July 31, to apply the first of two rounds of software updates to building networks. During the maintenance, there will be brief internet outages in campus buildings starting with A through J (see directory.uark.edu for an alphabetical list of buildings). The remaining building networks will be updated on August 7. For questions about this maintenance, contact the network teams.

July 31
Brief Network Outages to Affect Several Buildings during Maintenance

IT Services will perform planned network maintenance from 6 to 11 a.m. Sunday, July 31, to upgrade the BAND distribution switch. During the maintenance, there will be network outages lasting five minutes or up to an hour in the following buildings:
Arkansas Union
Barnhill Arena Gymnastics Center
Bev Lewis Center for Women's Athletics
Buchanan-Droke Hall
Bud Walton Hall
Central Utility Plant
Central Utility Plant - Heating Plant
Daniel E. Ferritor Hall
Davis Hall
Duncan Avenue Apartments A, B, C, D and E
Eply Center for Health Professions
Fine Arts Center
Futrall Hall
Garland Avenue Garage
George and Boyce Billingsley Music Building
Gibson Hall and Gibson Annex
Gladson-Ripley Hall
Gregson Hall
Harmon Avenue Garage and front building
Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Building (HPER)
Holcombe Hall
Hotz Hall
Humphreys Hall
Jean Tyson Child Development Center
Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center
Lewis E. Epley Jr. Band Hall
Maple Hill Residence Hall East, South and West
Meadow Street Parking Garage
Nanoscale Material Science and Engineering Building
North Duncan
Northwest Quad B, C and D
Phi Delta Theta
Physics Building
Reid Hall
Sigma Alpha Epsilon
Sigma Nu
Silas H. Hunt Hall
Southwest Chiller Plant
Sustainability House
Union Station
University Bookstore
University House
University Housing Office
Uptown Campus Building East
Uptown Campus Building West
Willard and Pat Walker Pavilion/Walker Family Training Center
Willard B. Gatewood, Jr. Hall (Northwest Quad A)
Yocum Hall
For questions about this maintenance, contact the network teams.

July 31
Brief Wi-Fi Outages in ARU, CERM, ENGR, HPER, WATR, WCOB

IT Services will perform planned maintenance from 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday, July 31, to activate new Wi-Fi hardware as part of the Achieve IT: Network Everywhere project. During the maintenance, there will be a brief Wi-Fi outage in the Arkansas Union, Ceramics Studio, John A. White Jr. Engineering Hall, the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Building, Leflar Law Center Waterman Hall, and the Business Building. For questions about this maintenance, contact the network teams.


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Related Links

Designated maintenance periods for each technical team are listed at Maintenance Schedules.

Alert Contacts

For questions about upcoming maintenance, tech partners can access the Alert Calendar Contacts list.