Computing Emergency Update

1:45 a.m. Saturday, August 6, 2005 All necessary electrical repairs and testing was completed by 9:30 p.m. yesterday, Friday, August 5, 2005, allowing IT personnel to commence with the restart of networking/telecommunications and systems equipment. As of 1:45a.m., all networking, telecommunictions and computing systems have been restarted and services have resumed. While all of the computing and storage systems associated with the SCT Plus applicaiton and the associated Web services (WESS, Web for Faculty & Advisors, and Employee Self Help) have been restarted, user access to these systems will be delayed pending successful completion of file integrity assurance processes. These will be run early tomorrow morning following our regularly scheduled nightly maintenance cycles. A final message concerning this emergency situation will be provided at noon tomorrow via the MSU Home Page and through the "all user" and "all students" list services.