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Resolved: Data Center Outage

Last updated on May 9, 2013 at 5:32PM

Update on May 9, 2013 at 5:32PM

ITS staff has determined that the issue is the result of a facility malfunction, requiring a number of systems to be powered down. Since that time, all affected services have been restored to full functionality.

Update on May 9, 2013 at 3:01PM

As a result of the data center issues, some PASS gateways (, NFS, and CIFS) are unavailable. In addition, certain PASS file systems are currently inaccessible.

Update on May 9, 2013 at 2:31PM

Websites hosted out of PASS may be affected, for example sites on

Update on May 9, 2013 at 2:07PM

Kerberos and the ACCESS.PSU.EDU Domain have also been affected by the outage.

Original Alert

Due to unforeseen issues and outages several Penn State-related services are currently unavailable. Degraded services include, but are not limited to:

Windows Software Update Service (WSUS)

ITS staff is working to resolve service issues. More information will be released as it becomes available.

Users should expect delays when utilizing a Penn State-offered service until the issue has been resolved.

For more information, please contact IT Service Desk (

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