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IT Alert - Resolved: National Lambda Rail (NLR) to cease operation.


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Resolved: National Lambda Rail (NLR) to cease operation.

Last updated on February 18, 2014 at 8:15AM

Along with connection to the commodity Internet, Penn State connects to two other national networking infrastructures, Internet2 and NLR. ITS has received notification that NLR will cease operations as of 7:00 PM EST on Monday, February 17th. Commodity Internet and Internet2 will continue normal operations. ITS anticipates no impact to Penn State connectivity or traffic flows. If any impact is detected, either with connectivity to a non-PSU host site or with access to any PSU host from outside the PSU domain, please contact the NOC to open an incident.

For more information, please contact Network Operations Center (814-865-4662).

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Impact Information

  • Incident Type:
    General Information
  • Services affected:
  • Locations affected:
    All locations
  • Began on:
    February 17, 2014 at 7:00PM
  • Issue Resolved:
    February 18, 2014 at 8:15AM