UBIT Alerts

UBIT Alerts inform the University at Buffalo community about information technology (IT) service outages and scheduled maintenance.

Central Load Balancer Briefly Unavailable During Maintenance - Thursday, 8/6/2020 4:30 a.m. - 6:30 a.m. EDT

WHAT: Central Load Balancer Briefly Unavailable During Maintenance

WHEN: Thursday, 8/6/2020 4:30 a.m. - 6:30 a.m. EDT

WHO: UB students, faculty and staff

Maintenance will be performed on the central load balancer infrastructure which helps direct network traffic. A brief interruption is expected to the following related services:

IMAP (imap.buffalo.edu)
Microsoft Exchange
Microsoft Lync
Microsoft Office Web Application
Outlook Calendar
Outlook Web Access (http://exchowa.buffalo.edu)
POP (pop.buffalo.edu)
UB E-Directory (White Pages at ldap.buffalo.edu)
UBmail
UBmail alias tool
UBmail filtering, forwarding, and spam quarantine
UBmail powered by Google
UBmail sent and received through email clients (such as Outlook)
UBmail sent and received through Web services (such as Yahoo!)

For additional information, please contact the Network Operation Center (noc@buffalo.edu, 716-645-3531) and refer to EIS Storage group.

Technical Detail:
Load Balancer Code Upgrade
Effective: 08/06/2020 Expires: 08/09/2020 Posted: 2020-07-24