Maintenance affecting University PCs, Personal Z: and Shared Departmental X: drives: Wednesday 3 January to Friday 5 January 2018

Important maintenance is being carried out during evenings and overnight periods Wednesday 3 January to Friday 5 January 2018. This will affect Windows PC logins and access to the Personal Z: drive or Shared Departmental X: drives.

What?

Essential maintenance is planned to replace and upgrade the University storage system, which is required to login to a University PC or access the Personal Z: drive and Shared Departmental X: drives.

The work will be carried out from 5pm Wednesday 3 January through to 10pm Friday 5 January 2018. 

If you need to work during the maintenance periods - Save your work regularly.

Why?

We are doing this work to improve the performance and stability of key services.

What will be unavailable?

You will not be able to use the following during the maintenance periods:

  • Login to a University PC, including all PCs used by students and staff
  • Access to Personal Z: drive and Shared Departmental X: drive folders 
  • Remote access to files using MyFiles.

What will be available?

All other IT services should be unaffected.

When?

Services maintenance periods

Students and staff with usernames starting a-k

Students and staff with usernames starting l-z

PC Logins unavailable

Wednesday 5pm - Thursday 9am

Thursday 5pm - Friday 9am

Z: drive unavailable

Wednesday 5pm - 10pm

Thursday 5pm - 10pm 

Departmental X:drive unavailable Wednesday 5pm - 10pm
Thursday 5pm - 10pm
Friday 5pm - 10pm

All the above services will be at risk during the maintenance periods

Need IT help?

Find out more about IT Services including training and help at www.le.ac.uk/itservices or contact the IT Service Desk on 0116 252 2253.

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