The Office of Information Technology will be making infrastructure improvements from 10 p.m. Sunday, January 15, to 2 a.m. Monday, January 16. During this time, most of our core services will experience interruptions.
Specific programs that will be affected by the planned outage include, but are not limited to: online registration; advising and financial services through MyUTK; T-Storage; IRIS; ANDI; Archibus; SharePoint; OIT UNIX systems; Online@UT (Blackboard); Apps@UT; VolPrint and the OIT Computer Labs; Network Registration and Classification; and access to Digital Media Services and online web streaming. Backup services for hosted servers, VolCard deposits, Parking Services, and several other OIT applications also will be unavailable.
Email sent through Office 365 or Google will not be affected. However, system messages sent through smtp.utk.edu and Listserv will be unavailable.
Many web pages hosted by the utk.edu and tennessee.edu domains, including many departmental sites, the OIT website, and personal web pages may also be offline. NetID authentication, as well as the website for changing your password, will be affected.
Voice over IP phones will be intermittently unavailable during the maintenance. Traditional phones and voicemail will not be affected.
Access to the Internet from the campus network, including university housing, will not be affected by these brief interruptions.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this announcement, please contact the OIT HelpDesk at 865-974-9900.