Information Technology Services Centre - Planned Maintenance Outage for Some IT Services (Saturday, 30 Sep 7pm – Sunday, 1 Oct 10am)
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  • ITSC will perform a maintenance on CUHK Login Service from Saturday, 30 Sep 7pm to Sunday, 1 Oct 10am*. During the maintenance window, you will not be able to login some central IT services including email, SharePoint and several application systems. However, emails sent to you during the maintenance will still be able to go into your mailbox and you can read them after the maintenance is complete.

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    1. Affected Services

    The following services will be inaccessible during the maintenance window.

    1. For Students
      1. Office 365 (OneDrive, SharePoint) and @Link Email Service
      2. Change of OnePass Password and Define of E-mail Alias
      3. Applications
        1. Academic Information Management System (AIMS)
        2. MyCUForm
        3. ITSC Service Desk
      4. Wifi services: (CUHK1x only, other SSIDs are not affected)
      5. PCs in Learning Gardens, Learning Commons, User Areas and Computer Laboratories in College/Postgraduate Student Hostels
      6. Closing of User Area (1/F Pi Chiu Building,  Saturday, 30 Sep 3pm - Tuesday, 3 Oct 8:45am)
      7. All Library Services that required login (Please refer to Library website for details)
    2. For Staff
      1. Office 365 (OneDrive, SharePoint) and Email Service
      2. Change of Password and Define of E-mail Alias
      3. Applications
        1. Central Booking System
        2. Academic Information Management System (AIMS) and Web Info
        3. MyCUForm
        4. Registration and Attendance Taking System (RAS)
        5. CAG In-load and Time Analysis Survey System
        6. Panopto Video Content Management System
        7. ITSC ServiceDesk
      4. Wifi services: (CUHK1x only, other SSIDs are not affected)
      5. All Library Services that required login (Please refer to Library website for details)
    3. For Alumni
      1. Office 365 (OneDrive) and @Link Email Service (Those optin the service)
      2. Opt-in for @Link Email Service (Applicable for alumni graduating in 2011 onwards)
      3. Change of Alumni Password
      4. All Library Services that required login (Please refer to Library website for details)

     

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    1. Unaffected Services

    All other services will be unaffected during maintenance window. They are still in services under their normal operations.

    1. University webpage (www.cuhk.edu.hk)
    2. MyCUHK portal
    3. CUPIS
    4. CUSIS
    5. CUSAP
    6. Blackboard & Blackboard Cloud
    7. Network services: Internet access, Campus Network, CUHK VPN, Hostel Network (ResNet)
    8. WiFi Services: Eduroam, CUHK, CUHKa SSID, Universities via CSL / Y5Zone
    9. Research Computing Services

     

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    1. FAQs

    a. Will my email be lost during the maintenance window?

    You will not be able to login to email system during the maintenance window. However, emails sent to you during the maintenance will still be able to go into your mailbox and you can read them after the maintenance is complete. 

    b. I am not able to access a system but I don’t see it listed on the unavailable list. What am I supposed to do?

    The listed unavailable systems are centrally managed by ITSC. Other affected systems managed by your department are not listed here. Please contact your IT staff for details. However, if the system is managed by ITSC, please report it to ITSC Service Desk.

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    *In case of black rain or typhoon number 8 signal or above is hoisted, the maintenance would be rescheduled to Sunday, 1 Oct 7pm – Monday, 2 Oct 10am (Public Holiday).