Essential Network Upgrades - Week beginning 29 June 2020

Essential Network Upgrades - Week beginning 29 June 2020

Upgrade to network switches

What is happening?

We will be upgrading the software within our network switches overnight next week.  The upgrade schedule and buildings affected will be:

DateStartEndBuildings Impacted
Mon 29 June4am6am

Heating Station Annexe / shed
Johnstone Halls
Old Town House
Regent building

Tue 30 June4am6am

Kings Conference Centre
Kings College
Powis Gate
Taylor Building - Blocks A, B, C & D
Taylor E / Old Brewery
The Hub / Student Union
University Office

Wed 1 July4am6am

St Marys

Thu 2 July4am6am

William Guild


What do you need to do?

  • Network connections to PCs in the buildings will be disconnected for a short time during the upgrade.
  • If you VPN / Remotely connect to your office desktop then there is a small chance you may have problems connecting to your office computer.
  • If you do experience issues connecting to your desktop please log a Service Desk incident via with the subject line “Remote Connection Problem”

Thank you for your understanding.