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A Home Drive (also known as the H: drive) is a private space where files can be stored to a backed up location that is accessible from work or home 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Up to 25 GB of storage is available to all faculty, staff, and students free of charge and can be accessible from work or home.

30 day snapshots are online for users to do a "self-restore". Backups of data are kept for 6 months. Contact the ITS Help Desk if you need assistance with a previous version or a restore.

Access from off campus is available through VPN (UI Anywhere) or Virtual Desktop.

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Alert History

Start: 
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 6:00am
End: 
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 8:00am
Description

Scheduled work:  Upgrade NetApp clusters

Data center(s):  Information Technology Facility (ITF) and Lindquist Center (LC)

Expected Duration:  2 hours (6 AM - 8 AM)

Expected impact on services:  Each volume will experience two brief (10-30 seconds) pauses in IO

Services affected include:

Home (H:) Drives:  .pst files located on these drives are particularly sensitive to drops in connectivity. Instruct users to close all applications (Outlook, Word, Excel) to their Home or H: Drive on Friday before leaving work.

Shared Departmental Drives:  L:, I:, and U: SFTP jobs and instruments connected to these locations are sensitive to drops in connectivity.  Modify as necessary.

RDSS:  Research Data Storage Service is included in this upgrade.

 

Scheduled work:  Software updates and server reboot if needed for itf-rs-store16 and lc-rs-storage02

Data center(s):  Information Technology Facility (ITF) and Lindquist Center (LC)

Expected Duration:  1 hour max (7 AM - 8 AM)

Expected impact on services:  Minimal unless the updates demand reboot.  Compliant LSS Pilot service might be unavailable and users should plan accordingly.  This affects the pilot systems only, Large Scale Storage (LSS) and HPC attached storage will not be affected.

Last updated: 
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 8:00am
Start: 
Saturday, January 6, 2018 - 6:00am
End: 
Saturday, January 6, 2018 - 8:00am
Description

Scheduled work:  Upgrade NetApp clusters

Data center(s):  Information Technology Facility (ITF) and Lindquist Center (LC)

Expected impact on services:  Each volume will experience two brief (10-30 seconds) pauses in IO

Services affected include:

Home (H:) Drives:  .pst files located on these drives are particularly sensitive to drops in connectivity. Instruct users to close all applications (Outlook, Word, Excel) to their Home or H: Drive on Friday before leaving work.

Shared Departmental Drives:  L:, I:, and U: SFTP jobs and instruments connected to these locations are sensitive to drops in connectivity.  Modify as necessary.

RDSS:  Research Data Storage Service is included in this upgrade.

Last updated: 
Saturday, January 6, 2018 - 8:00am
Start: 
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 6:00am
End: 
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 8:00am
Description

Scheduled work:  Upgrade NetApp clusters

Data center(s):  Information Technology Facility (ITF) and Lindquist Center (LC)

Expected impact on services:  Each volume will experience two brief (10-30 seconds) pauses in IO

Services affected include:

Home (H:) Drives:  .pst files located on these drives are particularly sensitive to drops in connectivity. Instruct users to close all applications (Outlook, Word, Excel) to their Home or H: Drive on Friday before leaving work.

Shared Departmental Drives:  L:, I:, and U: SFTP jobs and instruments connected to these locations are sensitive to drops in connectivity.  Modify as necessary.

RDSS:  Research Data Storage Service is included in this upgrade.

Last updated: 
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 8:00am
Start: 
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 5:00am
End: 
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 7:00am
Description

Scheduled work:  Upgrade NetApp clusters

Data center(s):  Information Technology Facility (ITF) and Lindquist Center (LC)

Expected impact on services:  Each volume will experience two brief (10-30 seconds) pauses in IO

Services affected include:

Home (H:) Drives:  .pst files located on these drives are particularly sensitive to drops in connectivity. Instruct users to close all applications (Outlook, Word, Excel) to their Home or H: Drive on Friday before leaving work.

Shared Departmental Drives:  L:, I:, and U: SFTP jobs and instruments connected to these locations are sensitive to drops in connectivity.  Modify as necessary.

RDSS:  Research Data Storage Service is included in this upgrade.

Last updated: 
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 7:00am