York IT will be upgrading the operating system of different Cisco infrastructure components: Closet switches, Data Center switches, Core switches and VoIP gateway switches this coming week starting Monday, June 21, 2021, at 11 PM ending by 2 AM During these updates computers may lose connectivity for up to 30 minutes. Computers will automatically reconnect when the update is completed.
The closet switch upgrade project will continue till Thursday, July 8th. We will inform you when the other switch upgrade projects will start and end.
The network Team will monitor each update and only proceed with each successful implementation.
No other service disruptions are expected, mail, web, and connect will all continue to work as expected as will all Centrally hosted systems like CUNYfirst and Blackboard.
These updates are necessary to patch security vulnerabilities in the switch operating system. We will continue to optimize distance learning support and improve remote access to our technology infrastructure.
Report any connectivity issue that is not occurring during these updates to our Service Desk