Here you will find the most current notices and status information about PLU’s online services & resources. If you are having any networking or computing issues, please come to this page first to see if others have already reported the same problem and what is being done to resolve it.

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***COMPLETED*** Planned Campus-wide Network Service Maintenance - Saturday, July 23rd - 7:00am-7:00pm

8:17pm, July 23, 2016

WHAT: ***COMPLETED***Planned Campus-wide Network Service Maintenance - Saturday, July 23rd - 7:00am-7:00pm

WHEN: 07/23/2016 Duration: 7:00AM to 7:00PM (estimated)

WHERE: PLU Campus Network

Current Status:

Description: *Update - July 23rd, 8:00pm*
Network maintenance work has been completed.  As of 8pm all services appear to be up and running properly.  No additional service impact is anticipated at this time.

*Original Post*
On Saturday, July 23rd Information & Technology Services will be performing maintenance on core network and server equipment.  During this time there will be a series of intermittent outages affecting most of the services we offer, including Sakai, Banner, PLU web (, Library, single-sign-on authentication services (for Google Apps, Salesforce, etc.), and many others.

The work will begin as early as 7:00AM on Saturday morning with the primary disruption occurring earlier in this maintenance period.  Most services will be restored by 2:00pm and all work is anticipated to be completed by 7:00PM on Saturday evening.

If you have any questions, please call the I&TS Help Desk at (253) 535-7525 or send an email to

Thank you for your patience during this essential maintenance work.

David P. Allen
Director/I&TS Enterprise Systems

Service(s) Impacted: Campus Network & Internet Access and all PLU hosted services.

Next Update: No additional posts are anticipated.

Check for periodic updates.

WorldCat and Classic Catalog Outage

2:40pm, July 11, 2016

WHAT: Ex Libris security patching, causing an outage for a few affected services

WHEN: 07/12/16, 7:00AM  Duration: One Hour

Current Status: Open

Description: Ex Libris, our Voyager library vendor, has notified us of a security patch that needs to be installed. While the security patch is being installed the following with be unavailable:

  • Voyager clients (e.g., circulation, cataloging, acquisitions) 
  • Classic catalog 
  • WorldCat Local can be searched but our local holdings will not be displayed
Service(s) Impacted: Library

Check for periodic updates.