Load balanced services moving to new F5 on Saturday

Racks of servers in Hoyt Hall data centerOn Saturday, May 21, a new F5 appliance pair will be put into service. This means that for about 10 minutes between 8 - 9 a.m., Miami load-balanced services will be unavailable. This includes things like Banner and the main Miami website (

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