Blog from August, 2017


Maintenance to LBL power systems impacting Building 50 will take place over the weekend of Aug 19-20.

The following systems are expected to be operational:

  • Login / LDAP / Directory Services
  • Email delivery, routing, and access including email lists.
  • All Google Services
  • Building management and security systems operated for Facilities
  • Telephones and Voicemail
  • Network access to unaffected buildings on the LBL site.


The following systems will be taken offline:

  • All IT Operated Business Systems (Peoplesoft Finance, Peoplesoft HR, LETS, Maximo, etc).
  • Commons (Confluence) (will include websites for facilities, IT and other sites hosted on this platform).
  • including all sites hosted on this platform.
  • All HPC Services
  • All IT Provided CIFS (Home Directory, Group Share) Services.
  • All services in 2109 Colocation Facility.


Systems will have different restoration points, but restoration could easily extend into Monday August 21st.

Please monitor for updates.

Google has been experiencing issues with Google Docs, Google Sheets and Google Slides this morning.  Google Drive has also been impacted preventing attaching files to emails and calendar events.  The service has already been restored for some users, Google expects a resolution for all users within the next 2 hours. For additional information, visit the Google Status Dashboard.