ITS to upgrade directory services server on Sunday, Nov. 15

November 02, 2009

From 5 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 15, Information Technology Services (ITS) will upgrade the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) server, which supports Penn State Directory Services. The upgrade is being performed to enhance the performance and stability of the directory server. During this time, several of the directory server's update-oriented services will be disabled. However, users will still be able to perform directory look-ups at online. In addition, other directory-dependent services such as e-mail services, Penn State Access Account Storage Space (PASS), calendaring, and a variety of University-wide Web services will not be affected by this outage.

The directory-related services that will be disabled during the upgrade timeframe include:

Information and requests for assistance may be directed to ITS Help Desk staff at

Last Updated November 10, 2009