Limited IT during the weekend of 9 and 10 September

IT maintenance work will affect a number of AU’s IT systems and services and cause interruptions at different times during the weekend of 9 – 10 September 2023.

Photo: Lars Kruse / AU Photo

AU IT, AU Finance and AU Estates Projects and Development will carry out a planned service window from Saturday 9 September at 00.01 to Sunday 10 September at 23:59.  

Necessary updates to AU’s systems, etc. will be carried out to ensure students and employees the greatest possible degree of IT system functionality, operational stability and security. This applies to all AU locations. 

During the service window you must expect periodic disruptions in a number of IT services due to network changes, system updates and tests. 

Throughout the weekend of the service window, you will be able to use AV equipment locally in lecture theatres/classrooms, and you will be able to work locally on your computer, though without connection to central IT systems, shared drives, the video centre, AU's network or the internet. 

Plan for the service window  

On Saturday there will be maintenance work on a number of IT services from 00.01 until 20.00 at the latest. 

On Sunday there will be maintenance work on several IT services from 07.00 until 19.00 at the latest. 

Both days SOA will undergo updates and periodic disruptions for shortere or longer periodes is to be expected. 

On Sunday and STADS will be updated and will be periodical unavailable. 

The following systems are among those which will also be affected by the service window: Economy systems, a number of database- and webservers, WorkZone and GitLab. 

If you have any questions, you are welcome to send an email to

You can find a detailed plan for the service window at