Columbia University Information Technology

Service Alerts


Resolved Service Alerts

Resolved Service Alerts

  • Telephony - NetPhone
    04/17/2009 - 03:00am to 04/17/2009 - 03:30am

    Update: Maintenance work was comleted without incident


    All NetPhones will be upgraded on Friday morning (4/17/2009) at 3am to the latest firmware provided by the vendor (Polycom). This firmware includes feature enhancements and bug fixes.
    All Polycom NetPhones will reboot as a result of this upgrade. Users will lose their call history as a result.
    For technical assistance with this alert, please call the CUIT Helpdesk at 212-854-1919.
  • Sakai
    04/13/2009 - 10:03pm to 04/13/2009 - 11:03pm
    The servers carrying the Sakai application will be restarted today, 4/13/09 10pm EST to apply an application patch.   The Sakai pilot application will be unavailable for 30 minutes or less.  

    CUIT apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause, but this action is necessary to ensure a more reliable service.  If you continue to experience issues after 10:30pm, please contact the CUIT Helpdesk at:


    Phone:   212-854-1919



    For a list of active and future Service Alerts, please visit


  • ID System
    04/08/2009 - 06:05pm to 04/08/2009 - 06:35pm

    CUIT administrators must perform an emergency restart of the system that manages UNI login authentication today at 6pm.  It is expected to last no longer than 15 minutes.   During this time, some customers may experience an inability to login to anything requiring your UNI.   If this happens, please try again after 6:15pm.   CUIT apologizes for this inconvenience but it is necessary to update the system as a result of a recently-announced security vulnerability.

    UPDATE:  This maintenance was completed at 6:30pm.


  • Email - Cyrus
    04/08/2009 - 05:00pm to 04/08/2009 - 05:20pm

    CUIT administrators will have to perform an emergency restart of all Cyrus email servers today at 5pm in order for a necessary patch to take effect.  This restart should take no longer than 15 minutes.  During that time, Cyrus email users may experience problems logging in to Email or see empty mailboxes.   Please wait and try again after 5:15pm.  CUIT apologizes for this inconvenience but it is a necessary step to ensure to continued function of email services.

    UPDATE:  This maintenance was completed by 5:20pm.

  • Network - Ethernet
    04/03/2009 - 12:30pm to 04/03/2009 - 02:24pm

    This outage was resolved. Network service to 44 Morningside Drive is restored.



    Users in 44 Morningside Drive are currently experiencing an interruption in network connectivity. This is due to faulty hardware. CUIT technicians are on site working to restore service.

    We apologize for this service interruption.

    For a complete list of recent and upcoming scheduled service changes, please visit