Brief Power Outage

Power was out in the Student Mall, Oak, and Laurel starting at 1:30 pm today. Power was restored 23 minutes later at 1:53 pm. Power fluctuations resulted in a loss of network connectivity in Tierman, Faculty Memorial Hall, CHEN, EDC however these buildings did not lose power and network connectivity is restored.   The StudentContinue reading “Brief Power Outage”

Slow Logins in the Public Computing Labs

See the lab assistant in any of the public computing labs if you are experiencing slow login times. Please remember to save your work to AFS, dropbox, or a thumb drive – NOT your desktop. The amount & size of files on your desktop means slower login times because these files are saved to yourContinue reading “Slow Logins in the Public Computing Labs”

Slow Logons in Public Computing Labs

On Tuesday, September 6th, 2011 students reported slow logins in public computing labs. The problem was quickly identified as a dynamic memory allocation problem on the server and corrected. IST is evaluating the discontinuation of roaming profiles which will also improve login speed. More information about roaming profiles will be distributed soon. Please report problemsContinue reading “Slow Logons in Public Computing Labs”

Status update at 6:30 pm (10/3/2010)

As of 5PM today all university-wide services,  with the exception of the Intellectual Property system (Inteum C/S),  are up and available.  The Intellectual Property system will be addressed tomorrow in conjunction with the Research & Development office.  All saved email was delivered by 6PM on Friday.  Please report abnormalities to the HelpDesk (973-596-2900, M-F 8am – 6pm). Thank youContinue reading “Status update at 6:30 pm (10/3/2010)”

Status update at 11:30 pm (10/2/2010)

All AFS data and services became available at 7pm today.  The following systems became available earlier today and were reported on previous postings:   Oak, HPC, Kong & Harp, AFS Student websites, database(s), AFS web services,  iTunes, Admissions Portal (applications), Student Employment (SEMS), Parking System (VRS), and Visitor Parking.

Status update at 4:00 pm (10/2/2010)

The following systems are now operational: iTunes, Admissions Portal (applications), Student Employment (SEMS), Parking System (VRS), and Visitor Parking. We continue to monitor the blog ( and answer as many of the questions as possible.   As further progress is made, that progress will be reported at this site. Thank you.

Status update at 1:40 pm (10/2/2010)

Work to restore all services continues 24 x 7.   Oak, HPC, Kong & Harp are available.  AFS Student websites, database(s)  & web services are available.  Work continues on the restoration of full services to Payroll Web Time Entry and Paystub Review, Admissions Portal and the remaining AFS services.  We continue to monitor the blog ( and answer as many of the questions asContinue reading “Status update at 1:40 pm (10/2/2010)”