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Campus Networkbucknell_guests wifi network issueThe bucknell_guests wifi network is not working properly. The network team is looking into it.Posted: Friday, January 18, 2019 at 8:37 AM

Archived Status Alerts for Campus Network

Wireless System Maintenance Thursday evening/nightThere will be intermittent Wireless outages Thursday evening/night while Bucknell's Wireless system is upgraded. The upgrade will begin Thursday 1/10/19 at 6:00 PM and will take 5-8 hours to complete. Outages will last 5-10 minutes and occur infrequently during the upgrade process. You may contact with questions or concerns.1/7/19 15:17 1/11/19 02:00
network test - tonightAs a followup to an outstanding issue from Wednesday's network maintenance, we need to perform a network test from 5pm - 7pm tonight (Thursday). This may cause outages affecting several online services such as myBucknell, printing, Moodle, VPN, voicemail, and more. There may also be periodic network interruptions on campus. Bmail and associated services, Workday, and Banner will remain accessible from off-campus throughout the outage using the following URLs: Bmail: Workday: Banner 9 Admin: Banner Self Service / SSB / Web: 10:49 12/20/18 19:00
Brief Network Maintenance Saturday 12/8/2018 @ 4AMIn preparation for the campus' Data Center upgrade that is taking place over winter break, we must install a new device and connect it to the network. Thus, between 4:00 - 4:15 AM this Saturday, we will be adding the physical connection to this device. Although we are allocating 15 minutes, this non-service impacting event should be completed in less than 5 minutes. 12/6/18 15:02 12/11/18 10:31
Minor Network Maintenance Early WednesdayDear Campus Community: Library and IT staff will be performing minor network maintenance on Wednesday, November 21 from 5:00 A.M. to 6:00 A.M. While we do not anticipate any disturbance of online services, there is the risk of momentary network interruptions during this process. Thank you for your patience during this scheduled maintenance event!11/20/18 16:08 11/21/18 07:00
Internet Outage Planned for Sunday EveningDear Campus Community, Internet access will be intermittent from campus--and access to campus resources will be intermittent from off campus--while maintenance is being performed from 6:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M. on Sunday, November 18. Network connectivity between computers, printers, and servers on campus will not be interrupted. Services hosted off campus such as Workday and Bmail will also remain available from off campus during the outage. Please contact Tech Support at or by calling 570-577-7777 with any questions or concerns. Thank you for your understanding during this scheduled maintenance event.11/12/18 10:27 11/19/18 06:00
Many buildings on Campus without power & networkingIt was confirmed with Public Safety, that, starting around 4:30am this morning, there have been power outages to many across Campus. In some of the buildings affected, you may experience a loss in wireless and wired connectivity. **UPDATE*** As of 7:15 am, the Psychology Lab's networking (wired and wireless) is currently the only academic area affected by the power outages across campus.11/16/18 05:37 11/16/18 13:05
Campus Network Outages Over Fall BreakDear Campus Community: Internet access will be intermittent from campus -- and access to campus resources will be intermittent from off campus -- while critical maintenance is being performed during the following maintenance Windows: Sunday, October 7 from 6:00 P.M. to Midnight. Monday, October 8 from 8:00 P.M to 2:00 A.M. on Tuesday, October 9. Network connectivity between computers, printers, and servers on campus will not be interrupted. Services hosted off campus such as Workday and Bmail will also remain available from off campus during the outage. Any questions or concerns may be directed to Tech Support at or by calling 570-577-7777. 10/2/18 16:30 10/8/18 22:29
wifi maintenanceWe will be performing some maintenance on the wireless network to improve performance. This will take place early Sunday morning 9/30 from 3am until 7am. There may be some dropped wifi connections and periods of diminished performance during this time.9/26/18 10:20 9/30/18 05:46
Intermittent network connectivity issuesBetween 10:05 and 10:25 this morning, our DNS servers were having some performance issues which resulted in a degraded network experience. The issues have been addressed and the service is stable. The team continues to monitor the DNS servers.9/5/18 10:19 9/5/18 14:39
Campus Network InstabilityWe experienced issues with DNS resolution between 10:00am and 10:40am. The system has been stable since then.8/29/18 10:20 8/29/18 20:33
Intermittent network instabilityWe are currently experiencing some intermittent issues with the campus network, our engineers are troubleshooting.8/15/18 09:40 8/15/18 11:19
Wireless Network Maintenance - Saturday July 28th, 8pm *UpdatedOn Saturday, July 28th beginning at 8 pm, the campus' wireless network will undergo maintenance for a software update. During this time, wireless clients will experience a brief period of intermittent connectivity. We originally anticipated this maintenance would be completed by 8:30 pm, but have subsequently discovered it's taking longer than expected. Users should remain largely unaffected, but access points may continue to reboot periodically throughout the evening as they each upgrade their code. We apologize for this inconvenience. If you have any issues beyond this maintenance window, please contact the tech desk @ x77777 or techdesk@bucknell.edu7/23/18 09:47 7/29/18 00:27
Scheduled Network Maintenance, Internet Connectivity, July 28th @ 7am Starting at 7am on Saturday morning, July 28th, during the all-campus power outage, Networking will conduct a brief test of our firewalls and internet routers to see if an issue that affected our internet connectivity months ago still persists. If all goes well, the test will not be noticeable. Otherwise, there will be a brief interruption of internet connectivity. This will not affect traffic between devices in the data center or on-campus access to Bucknell resources, only our internet connection may be affected. We expect this test to be completed by 7:30 am. If you have any issues that persist beyond this window, please contact the tech desk @ x77777 or techdesk@bucknell.edu7/23/18 09:18 7/28/18 08:04