**UPDATE – THIS WORK HAS BEEN CANCELLED** On Wednesday 22nd February, Information Services staff will be applying an update to the wireless network service. Whilst we expect the process to run smoothly, the service should be viewed ‘at risk’ between 0730 and 0930. Information Services
Information Services staff will be carrying out some configuration work on Thursday morning to improve the resilience of the network connection to Alexander Court. The work will affect all Alexander Court Residence Blocks and the Porter’s Lodge. There will be a brief interruption to network services as data traffic from Alexander Court moves over […]
Early in the current academic year Information Services became aware that performance of network connectivity from the residences at Union Street (including Bayne Street and Lower Bridge Street), John Forty’s Court, and Lyon Crescent had fallen below an acceptable standard. These properties rely on 100Mbps leased circuits to connect them to the University campus […]
As advised by the recent Estates Service Message, there is a fault with the high voltage electricity supply which has affected several locations. One of these is Airthrey Castle, where network infrastructure equipment is currently without power. While this equipment is offline, the following areas will not have any wired or wireless network connectivity: […]
There will be an interruption to external telephone lines and some network services, between 07:30 and 08:30 on Tuesday 29th April. During this time, staff from Systems and Network Services will carry out maintenance of the power supply to essential network equipment. The interruption will last for up to 1 hour. The following services […]
Further to our message on Friday 21st February, we are now satisfied that the network performance issues at Alexander Court, which were a result of damage to a fibre cable, have been resolved. The damaged fibre cable was repaired on Thursday 27th February and normal operating bandwidth was restored. The delay in announcing this information […]
Users in Alexander Court and other university buildings in that part of the campus (Airthrey Castle Yard, the Sports Pavilion and Gardens & Grounds) may notice that the network is operating below normal levels of performance and reliability. This is due to a fibre cable between Willow Court and Airthrey Castle being broken on Tuesday […]
Students living in University residences who have brought games consoles with them (including those who took part in last year’s trial service) should visit http://www.stir.ac.uk/is/student/it/campusnet/games/ for up-to-date information about the Network Gaming service, including how to self-register consoles before use.