Advance Notice of Planned Service Interruption – UniSA research data storage (RDFS network drives) (25-28/08/2023)
Scheduled Maintenance Report for University of South Australia
The scheduled maintenance has been completed.
Posted Aug 28, 2023 - 09:00 ACST
In progress
Scheduled maintenance is currently in progress. We will provide updates as necessary.
Posted Aug 25, 2023 - 17:00 ACST
**** Services affected ****
UniSA research data storage (RDFS network drives)

**** Outage dates ****
Friday 25 August 5pm – Monday 28 August 9am

**** Impact of interruption ****
Affected services will be unavailable for the duration of the outage windows.

Researcher home drives (R:)

Research group shares (G:, etc.)

HDR candidate and postgraduate student individual shares

**** Cause ****
Migration of data to new storage infrastructure.

**** Special notes ****
Access to the RDFS storage infrastructure will be disabled and users will be manually disconnected. Please ensure all data is saved and closed before 5pm.

During the listed outage times, you will be unable to access your data stored on the RDFS storage infrastructure. If you will require your data during this time, please copy it to your workstation or to your RDS/NextCloud allocation if applicable.

An email will be sent out once the migration has been completed. You will need to reboot your computer and log back in to access the new location of the research share (this will be automatically mapped for users).

**** Further information ****
Please visit for more information, including new paths to your storage if you are accessing them manually.

**** Reference ****

**** Contact ****
Please contact UniSA IT Help Desk (x25000) if you require any assistance.
Posted Aug 25, 2023 - 11:55 ACST