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Internet Maintenance Scheduled May 24, 2020

Campus Internet Maintenance Scheduled

On Sunday, May 24, between 7:00 p.m. and midnight, maintenance will be performed on our Internet connection through the Decorah Metronet. Access to the Internet will not be down the entire time, but there will be multiple short outages during the maintenance period and you should avoid using the system.

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Norse Hub, my.luther.edu, and Colleague are available!

Thanks goes to Jean Ryan for her thorough and detailed planning for the Colleague server upgrade and the help of Dustin Cote, Paul Vanney, Peter Sharp, and Faust Gertz in execution, testing, and support. Work on connections, reporting, and interface details will continue through next week.

If you experience any anomalies or issues please contact the ITS Technology Help Desk by visiting helpdesk.luther.edu or send an email message to [email protected]


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Network Upgrade

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Network Access Control Upgrade

On Monday October 21, between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00am, ITS will upgrade the Network Access Control software which manages access to our Network. During the upgrade there will be a short period of time where users will be unable to connect to the LCWireless and LCSecure, and wireless networks, but the LCGuest network will remain accessible. Most wired network access will remain operational.

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Wireless

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CFA WiFi Upgraded

The wireless network in the CFA was upgraded this past summer. The upgraded network features 802.11AC (Wifi 5) support in all areas and 802.11AX (Wifi 6)support in high usage areas. The coverage density has also been increased. Wifi Coverage in the building now includes the theatre and surrounding areas. This upgrade will result in stronger coverage and faster speed throughout the building.

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Wireless

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Jenson-Noble WiFi Upgraded

The wireless network in Jenson-Noble has been upgraded. The upgraded network features 802.11AC (Wifi 5) support in all areas and 802.11AX (Wifi 6)support in high usage areas. The coverage density has also been increased. This will result in stronger coverage and faster speed throughout the building.

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LyndaCampus Upgrading to LinkedIn Learning - COMPLETE

Update 8/6/19 - The upgrade is complete. Faculty, staff, and students may visit linkedinlearning.luther.edu to sign in to LinkedIn Learning with their Norse Key.

Luther currently subscribes to LyndaCampus. On Tuesday, August 6, LyndaCampus will be upgraded to LinkedIn Learning. Once the upgrade is complete, when signing in, each individual will have the option to connect their LinkedIn account, if they so desire. LinkedIn Learning has the same great content as Lynda.com, and it will provide a more personalized experience.

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Olin Network Maintenance 4-19-2019

Update I've encountered additional difficulties in the upgrade and have had to revert back to the existing router. The network is back to functioning again. Another attempt at doing the upgrade will be scheduled for a future time to be announced.

ITS is planning maintenance on the network in Olin on Friday, April 19, between 9 AM and approximately 1 PM.

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