Columbia University Information Technology

Service Alerts

Active Service Alerts

  • Websites
    06/03/2016 - 01:00am to TBD

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    Update: As of 4:30 am, sites are available once again.  If any issues are encountered please report them to the Serivce Desk.


    Columbia University Information Technology (CUIT) continually strives to maintain the highest levels of server reliability and stability. To this end, during the morning of Friday, June 3, we will migrate all Drupal 4, 5, 6, and Sundial website databases to a new server.

    As an owner of one or more CUIT-provided websites, it is important for you to refrain from making any changes to your sites during the following brief window:

    1:00 a.m. to 3:30 a.m. on Friday, June 3

    Websites will experience downtime during a portion of the maintenance period.

    Thank you in advance for your cooperation as we perform this important update. If you have any questions, please contact the CUIT Service Desk at or call 212-854-1919.


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


  • InfoEd
    03/10/2016 - 04:00pm to TBD

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    After a mandatory change to security configurations (CHG0048545), InfoEd servers required restart. Core users were notified in advance and little or no service interruption was experienced (no issues reported).

    For questions about this event, please contact the CUIT Helpdesk at, or call 212-854-1919.

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  • Business Objects
    03/02/2016 - 07:44pm to TBD

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    At around 6:15PM, Business Objects became unavailable due to system database down. At this time, service has been restored.  We will continue to investigate cause of outage.

    We apologize for this service interruption.

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