Preventive Maintenance

Scheduled Maintenance of Campus ICT Equipment

Latest Announcement

Updated on 15 Dec 2017

Maintenance No.:
1
From:
16 December Sat, 0900 hours
To:
17 December Sun, 2359 hours
Purpose:
Blackboard Upgrade
Services Affected:
Blackboard will be intermittently disrupted.

Maintenance No.:
2
From:
22 December Fri, 1800 hours
To:
23 December Sat, 2359 hours
Purpose:
Electrical Maintenance for Block 1
Services Affected:
The data centre will be shut down. All IT services will not be available in NIE campus.

The following IT services will still be accessible via the internet. However, there will be intermittently disruption during fail-over on 22 Dec (Fri) night and fail-back on 23 Dec (Sat) night:
Blackboard
Library Portal and e-databases
NIE Corporate Web Site
NIE Portal (and selected in-house applications)
Staff email

Daily System Maintenance

Date:
Every night
Time:
2000 hours to 2359 hours
Purpose:
To backup HRMS system
Services Affected:
Staff Employee Self-Service (ESS) is not available.
Monthly System Maintenance

Date:
The following Friday after the second Tuesday of the month
Time:
1800 hours to 2000 hours
Purpose:
To apply Microsoft patch that had been released by Microsoft Corporation on every second Tuesday of the month
Services Affected:
All Windows-based servers. Staff Exchange email performance is reduced.