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IT Services Upgrades and Updates February 1 – 4

IT Services will be conducting updates to several services on Friday, February 1, between 5:00pm and 11:59pm, and then again Sunday, February 3 beginning at 6:00am until 12:00am on Monday, February 4. No upgrades or updates will take place on Saturday, February 2.

MyGeorgiaSouthern, Folio, and Google Apps will not be affected during this downtime except on the Armstrong Campus during the networking equipment upgrade on Sunday morning, February 3.

Please note: Banner, WINGS (Student and Faculty Self Service), and XTender will remain available during the weekend.


Affected Major Systems


The following service will be unavailable from 5:00pm on Friday, February 1, until 7:00pm on Friday, February 1:

  • Armstrong Campus Telephone services

The following service will be unavailable from 8:00am on Sunday, February 3, until 10:00am on Sunday, February 3:

  • Armstrong Internet Connectivity


The following service will be unavailable from 6:00am on Sunday, February 3, until 8:00am on Sunday, February 3:

  • Eaglexpress
  • Dining Plans


Operating Systems Updates

The following services will be unavailable from 5:00pm on Friday, February 1, until 11:59pm on Friday, February 1:

Finance and Operations IT

  • B&F File Systems
  • Bookstore Web Tracking System
  • Campus Loan Manager
  • Dining Plan Manager
  • Events Management System
  • Health Services
  • IrisID
  • Metasys
  • Online Student Health
  • RMS – Housing
  • Stanley Door Access
  • TMA – Maintenance Work Orders
  • Vanderbilt SMS
  • Watchguard

Administrative IT

  • 25Live
  • Advancement Affiliate Search
  • Advancement Self Service
  • APEX
  • Blackboard Analytics
  • Business Objects
  • Data Warehouse
  • Digital Signage
  • E911 Location Services
  • FAX Server
  • Financial Edge
  • Fundware
  • ISSM (Formerly FSA Atlas)
  • R: drive
  • Ruffalo Cody
  • SharePoint
  • VPN Services
  • Xtender
  • Workflow



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