Columbia University Information Technology

Service Alerts


Service Impact: 
Alert Date: 
(Approximate) 10/30/2012 - 10:00am to 10/30/2012 - 03:30pm
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Alert Message: 

Update 3:50pm: Delivery problems seem to have started as early as 10am. 

Update 3:30pm: Mailings are now being sent out by mailman.  The system was jammed with spam subscription requests and it took some effort to clear them.  We will continue to investigate more proactive solutions to combat these spam requests.

Beginning around noon, we started to receive probem reports for the mailman list management system (for  Messages to some of these lists are not being delivered. Available CUIT administrators have been notified and are currently working to resolve the issue.

In particular, the latest update from EMOT has not been delivered - please check the Columbia homepage at for a link to the latest update.

CUIT expects to have a resolution or an update by 2:30pm. We apologize for this service interruption.

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