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Recurring Server Maintenance Windows

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To maintain reliability and security, Windows servers are patched and rebooted from 8-10AM on the Saturday following the second Tuesday of each month (a.k.a "patch Tuesday" when Microsoft updates are released). If a critical security issue requires more immediate patching or we incur unscheduled downtime, we will make a best effort to notify department managers and potentially affected stakeholders as soon as possible.

The following services/servers may be temporarily unavailable during the maintenance window:

  • Shared Network Drives (Dean's Office, ChemE, ICME) 
  • SoE FileMaker 
  • Smolke File Server 
  • MSE File Server

 If you have any questions, please contact the SoE IT Support Desk at <soeithelp@stanford.edu>.

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