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Dev and test systems in main data center will be down Jan 8 through Jan 11 for HVAC upgrade

Posted: 02:00:00, Tuesday, Jan 5, 2010   Expiration: 04:00:00, Monday, Jan 11, 2010  

Development and test systems in the main data center will be taken down this weekend so that the platform can be cooled by outside air during an upgrade of the piping for the cooling system. This will not affect any production systems.

More information

See https://helpdesk.wisc.edu/page.php?id=12982 for additional information about the systems that will be affected by this upgrade.

Original notification

The first step in undertaking DoIT's main data center electrical and HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) upgrade will begin this Friday, January 8. This weekend we will be cooling the main data center with outside air while Facilities Planning & Management upgrades piping for the cooling system. This will necessitate the shut down of all development and test systems on the platform starting at 4:00 pm Friday, January 8, and coming back up no later than 8:00 am Monday, January 11.

No production systems will be affected by this shutdown.

If you have any concerns, please contact John Krogman, Steve Krogull or Nate Royko Maurer immediately. We regret this inconvenience, but thank you in advance for your cooperation and understanding.

-- DoIT Help Desk

Created: 02:17:21, Tuesday, Jan 5, 2010 (by Weizhong W.)
Updated: 09:57:52, Tuesday, Jan 5, 2010 (by Weizhong W.)