GCN Network Status
Current condition and known issues of the Gustavus Community Network
See also: Gustavus Technicians forum for the very latest GCN status announcements.
GCN Total Internet traffic, 5-minute average. Green is inbound (to Gustavus from Internet); blue is outbound (from Gustavus to Internet). Click for history.
Report outages to Corvid Computing at 697-2810.
Current status as of 9/14/13 (See the technicians forum for most recent information):
- Internet access: Up
- Dial-up access: Up
- Broadband: Up
- E-Mail service: Up
- Electronic Forums: asking for password. Enter username gustavus\patron and leave the password field empty.
- Library terminals: Up.
- Back-end services: DOWN. Users are unable to sign up for service or make payments. Contact Corvid Computing at 697-2810 for assistance while we work to replace a failed server to restore these functions.
|It may take many tries to establish a dial-up
connection and then it is spontaneously disconnected.
Connections may be very slow.
||Subscriber equipment, phone line, call waiting, Outlook Express configuration||Some users are afflicted with frequent disconnections from GCN even
when they are actively using the connection. Most users are rarely or
never disconnected, so this is not a problem with the GCN equipment or
the T1 circuit from ACS to the GCN equipment. In cases where the
problem has been solved, it proved to be either
||Not a GCN problem. For a fee, Corvid Computing can help troubleshoot
the difficulty by plugging a known-good laptop in at the subscriber
location to determine whether the problem is the phone line.