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Network Services

4J Network Services provides infrastructure, security, and Internet access in support of the district’s instructional and administrative activities.

Our goal is to ensure that 4J staff and students can take maximum advantage of the the district network to further the District’s instructional mission.

The Network Services intranet site can be found at http://ns.lane.edu


NS Planned Maintenance: 10/13/2017 AM and PM plans

Monday, October 2, 2017 16:24

Planned
  • Morning 5am – 7am. Reconfigure network routing, update switching software, and decommission older switches.
  • Evening 6pm – 10pm.  Continue with decommissioning older switches as well as perform maintenance work on http://blogs.4j.lane.edu
Impact (October 13th)
  • Morning: momentary network outages between 5am and 7am,
  • Evening: momentary phone system outage at Ed Center, SEHS, and Sheldon between 6:00pm and 10:00pm.  
  • Continuing through the weekend: Blogs server http://blogs.4j.lane.eduwill be inaccessible through the weekend.
Rollback window:
  • Rollback options are available for all scheduled work

NS Planned Maintenance: 06/26/2017 @ 7:00pm

Friday, June 23, 2017 12:52

Planned
  • Software update on wireless controllers
Impact
  • Brief outages on the wireless data network at 7:00pm 6/26
Rollback window:
  • Rollback options are available for all scheduled work

NS Planned Maintenance: 04/28/2017 @ 5:30pm

Friday, April 28, 2017 12:35

Planned:

  1. EWEB Fiber work at River Road Elementary is scheduled the previous evening 4/27 after 5:30 pm .
  2. ATA Region ~ Network reconfiguration (finalize decommissioning work for old ATA switch).
  3. Domain Name System (DNS) changes. (Update: Scheduled at 6:00am 4/28)
  4. Reboot Active DirectoryServers (Domain Controllers). (Update: Scheduled at 6:00am 4/28)
  5. Patch/Update Zimbra/Mail Servers.
  6. Spam Filter changes ~ improving the processes for sorting and blocking unwanted email.

Impact:

  • There should be minimal noticeable impact to end uses.
  • All work will involve short outages either network wide or localized at specific sites where work is scheduled.
  • There will be brief delays in sending and receiving email while Zimbra is being patched and spam filter configuration changes are being made. 

Rollback window:

  • Rollback options are available for all scheduled work 

Follow up ~ 5/1/2017:

  • EWEB Fiber work completed
  • ATA Region ~ Chavez, Adams, Transportation all off of 6500 switch.  One remaining ATA switch left to move.
  • Zimbra patched and email now passing through Barracuda Spam Filter.
  • Changes to wireless vlans  at network core.

NS Planned Maintenance: 04/14/2017 @ 5:30pm

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 15:51

Planned:

  1. Wireless Controllers/Network Changes
  2. Add Network Redundancy at Adams, Chavez, and Churchill
  3. DNS changes for Active Directory

Impact:

  • Brief service interruption for wireless, DNS, and Active Directory

Rollback window:

  • None required

Network Services Unplanned Maintenance: April 12, 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 13:47

4J Network Services is scheduling work on our mail archive systems Wednesday April 12th, 2017 at 7:00am.    The work will involve a short interruption in the sending of email.   There is always the risk of extended outages during this time if things don’t go as planned.  We will be working on the following:
  • Mail Archive code update.
 

NS Planned Maintenance: March 10th, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017 15:43

4J Network Services is scheduling work on multiple systems this Friday (3/10/2017) after 5:00pm.    Our normal maintenance window is 5:00pm-7:00pm.  In this case the work will likely involve periods of network downtime and may extend beyond 7:00pm.   There is always the risk of extended outages during this time if things don’t go as planned.  We will be working on the following:

  • Core Data Center Switching (software updates).
  • Switch reconfiguration at North Eugene High School
  • Windows Server work at Ed Center

Follow up ~ 3/13/2017 ~ Work on Core Data switch and North Eugene reconfiguration was successful.