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Scheduled Service Change: DNSDB Outage for OS Patching

Event:
2020-06-17 04:00:00
Expected Duration:
2020-06-17 08:00:00
Status:
Closed
Brief Description:
DNSDB servers (providing DNS/DHCP data, network registry & management) will be down for patching on 6/17/2020 between 4 and 8 am. This outage will prevent new device registrations and NetAdmin update functions; ongoing DNS/DHCP will work as normal.
User Impact:
Outage prevents updates to DNS and DHCP for the duration; users cannot register new computers on RedRover, for example, and NetAdmins cannot make use of DNSdb add/delete/change/display functions.
Services Affected:
Network Service
Subsites Affected:
DNS/DHCP
Full Description:
On Wednesday, June 16th between 4am and 8am, DNSDB will be patched. DNSDB provides several functions including Network Registry, Network Quarantine, DNS data, CIT's DHCP data, and network management. A DNSDB server outage does not impact ongoing DNS or DHCP services, which are provided by separate servers. Outage prevents updates to DNS and DHCP for the duration; users cannot register new computers on RedRover, for example, and NetAdmins cannot make use of DNSdb add/delete/change/display functions.



Timeline of Changes

Description Current Status Date Time
On Wednesday, June 16th between 4am and 8am, DNSDB will be patched. DNSDB provides several functions including Network Registry, Network Quarantine, DNS data, CIT's DHCP data, and network management. A DNSDB server outage does not impact ongoing DNS or DHCP services, which are provided by separate servers. Outage prevents updates to DNS and DHCP for the duration; users cannot register new computers on RedRover, for example, and NetAdmins cannot make use of DNSdb add/delete/change/display functions. 2020-06-15 14:07:21