Scheduled Maintenance Windows

Technology Services schedules regular maintenance windows to ensure a secure and reliable computing environment. See the Latest Update.

A regular maintenance window generally takes place the second Sunday of every month from 3:00 a.m. to noon.

Monthly maintenance windows alternate between production servers and pre-production servers. Maintenance windows for prodution servers can impact the availability of these and other services:

  • Puget Sound Web
  • Puget Sound Email
  • Cascade
  • PeopleSoft
  • Personal and Departmental Shares

General users of university services should not experience any impact during maintenance windows for pre-production servers (development and test).


Please contact the Technology Service Desk at 253.879.8585 or

Latest Update

See maintenance window updates, or for announcements on all technology-related service issues, see the Service Announcements.

  • Pre-Production Server Patch Maintenance is scheduled for 3/8/2015 [Completed]
    March 4, 2015 11:49 AM

    [Update 03/08/2015 10:15 a.m.] We have successfully transitioned the mailflow from using to using Microsoft’s Exchange Online Protection directly. This was a step towards decommissioning the Exchange 2007 environment.  Also the Pre-Production Server Patch Maintenance has been completed successfully.  Thank you!

    [Original] Pre-Production Server Patch Maintenance is scheduled for Sunday, 3/8/2015, from 3 a.m. to noon. This should NOT affect any production services such as email, individual and departmental file shares, database applications, or web services (Moodle, vDesk, etc.).If an issue is encountered, please contact the Technology Service Desk at 253.879.8585 or

    Technology Services schedules regular maintenance windows on the second Sunday of every month to ensure a secure, reliable computing environment. Thank you for your patience as we conduct this important work!

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