Information on 10/17/14 Network Outage
On Friday, 10/17/14, at approximately 9:04 a.m., the Wright State network experienced a brief slowdown that lasted around 15 minutes. Our records indicate the network was under a denial of service (DoS) attack designed to overwhelm and slow down the network. At approximately 11:00am, CaTS implemented its first measure to protect the campus from such attacks. If you have questions please call the CaTS Help Desk at (937) 775-4827.
Wireless Connection Emergency Maintenance
At approximately at 10:35am, CaTS will be taking down the "WSU_Secure"
and "WSU_EZ_Connect" wireless connections. This outage will last approximately 5-10 minutes.
Information on 10/13/14 Network Outage
On Monday, 10/13/14, at approximately 3:25 p.m., the Wright State network experienced a brief slowdown that lasted around 15 minutes. Our records indicate the network was under a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack designed to overwhelm and slow down the network. CaTS is currently working to implement additional defenses to help reduce the effects of such attacks.
If you have questions please call the CaTS Help Desk at (937) 775-4827.
Update on Outlook Web App Search Issues
The following information is an update from Microsoft concerning search issues within Outlook Web App.
Current Status: The deployment process is approximately 92% complete at this time, and is expected to finish in the next 8-9 hours. Affected customers will begin to see mitigation of the issue as the deployment progresses.
Customer Impact: Affected customers are experiencing problems with the search function within OWA.
Workaround: As a workaround, customers can use the search function in Outlook Online mode or can enable the 'Conversations' setting in OWA.
Percent of Users Affected: Customers experiencing this issue may see all of their users affected.
Incident Start Time: Monday, October 6, 2014, at 1:07 AM UTC
Preliminary Root Cause: A recent update to the environment has impacted OWA search functionality.
Next Update: Tuesday, October 7, 2014, at 4:00 PM UTC
Outlook Web App: Issues with Search
Microsoft Engineers are investigating reports of an issue in which some customers are experiencing problems with the Outlook Web App (OWA) search feature. Engineers have ruled out indexing as the cause of the issue and have identified that a recent update to the environment has impacted the search functionality in the Outlook Web App (OWA). Engineers are continuing to develop a fix to remediate impact. Once the fix has been developed and tested, it will be deployed across the affected environment.
Workaround: As a workaround, customers can use the search function in Outlook Online mode or can enable 'Conversations' setting in OWA.
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