Brief outage of internet access for VU on July 18

On Thursday, July 18, between 4 and 6:30 a.m., VUIT will replace some network equipment in the Hill and Bryan data centers. This equipment connects our campus network to the outside world.

During this replacement, VU will experience a brief outage of internet service. This outage is expected to last about 60 seconds, with a worst-case scenario extending the outage to about 15 minutes to troubleshoot any issues.

Please note that the following traffic will not be affected during this change:

  • Network traffic within VU.
  • Traffic to and from VUMC.
  • Use of the Pulse Secure Virtual Private Network (VPN).
  • Traffic to and from the Advanced Computing Center for Research and Education (ACCRE).
  • Traffic to and from Amazon Web Services (AWS) using the direct connection.

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