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Scheduled Service Change: MX Records for Cornell.edu Will Be Moved to Office 365

Event:
2018-01-02 06:00:00
Expected Duration:
2018-01-02 06:15:00
Status:
Closed
Brief Description:
On Tuesday, January 2, 2018, from 6:00am to 6:15am, the MX records for Cornell email accounts will be moved to Office 365.
User Impact:
Spam control and management will be moved from our PureMessage environment to Office 365.
Services Affected:
Email and Calendar
Subsites Affected:
Cmail
Faculty/Staff Email (Office 365)
Office 365 Productivity Bundle
Student Email (Cmail)
Full Description:
On Tuesday, January 2, 2018, from 6:00am to 6:15am, the MX records for Cornell email accounts will be moved to Office 365. This change is part of the ongoing process of moving university IT services to the cloud when feasible. After the change, student and faculty email will no longer pass through PureMessage spam control, and the handling of spam messages to Cmail will be done by Google’s systems.
CIT TDX ID:
CRQ000001022639



Timeline of Changes

Description Current Status Date Time
On Tuesday, January 2, 2018, from 6:00am to 6:15am, the MX records for Cornell email accounts will be moved to Office 365. This change is part of the ongoing process of moving university IT services to the cloud when feasible. After the change, student and faculty email will no longer pass through PureMessage spam control, and the handling of spam messages to Cmail will be done by Google’s systems. 2017-12-21 13:06:20