This website was created as part of Berkeley Lab's emergency response plan for local and regional disasters. In the event of any disruption of services, this site will provide a means for Lab employees to communicate with each other and stay informed on the status of lab operations. Internet requests for www.lbl.gov will automatically redirect to this site if an emergency plan has been put into effect.
The site can also be used by customers and lab employees who are having difficulty connecting to lab services to verify that no disruption has taken place and all services are available. The Emergency Status Information Line is: 1-800-445-5830
We think things are ok, if you don't, email email@example.com or visit help.lbl.gov
March 13 2017: Unscheduled outage of outbound and inbound calling. Service restored.
Feb 21 2017: 7PM Multiple server outages for scheduled maintenance including commons. Expected return to service by 10PM tonight.
May 8, 2016: Maintenance for Financial System May 6 Noon - May 8 8AM 2016
April 25, 2016: Voicemail system outage. Lab users are unable to leave or retrieve Lab voicemails - RESOLVED
Feb 18, 2016: Unscheduled major network outage impacting many parts of LBL. - RESOLVED
Dec 18, 2015: Post 5pm minor outages scheduled for login.lbl.gov, email lists, and other service. More details here>>>. - RESOLVED
Dec 27-29, 2015: Numerous small outages scheduled for offsite buildings and substantial outages scheduled on the main site for Dec 28th. More details here>>>> - RESOLVED
Dec 25, 2015: Unscheduled outage of identity management (login, ldap, AD, Pledge/OTP etc) - RESOLVED
Nov 7, 2015: Onsite Power Outage. Details here>>> - RESOLVED
Oct 15, 2015: www.lbl.gov, today.lbl.gov, newscenter.lbl.gov problem resolved. 1:03pm. - RESOLVED
Oct 15, 2015: We are experiencing an outage on www.lbl.gov, today.lbl.gov, and newscenter.lbl.gov starting at approximately 12:15pm. The service provider is in the process of restoring those sites. We will update this page when new information is available. - RESOLVED
Oct 9, 2015: Drive problem resolved. 1:40pm - RESOLVED
Oct 9, 2015: Google Drive is experiencing an outage which started at approximately 11:30am. Drive is coming back as of 1:15pm, but access to sheets continues to be an issue. - RESOLVED
July 11, 2015 Power Outage - RESOLVED
Feb 27, 2015 Power Outage - RESOLVED
Feb 2, 2015: Scheduled outage for www.lbl.gov, today.lbl.gov, newscenter.lbl.gov and other hosted wordpress sites - RESOLVED
Dec 26, 2014: MAJOR IT OUTAGE COMPLETE *** - RESOLVED
Aug 24, 2014: Following this morning's 6.0 Napa earthquake, Berkeley Lab staff are conducting a coordinated damage assessment of the Lab site. --Resolved
July 11, 2014 2PM: We're making changes to www.lbl.gov, today.lbl.gov, and newscenter.lbl.gov - RESOLVED
May 16, 2014: Scheduled downtime for www and several other applications until 9pm. - RESOLVED
Mar 14, 2014 Minor Scheduled Maintenance 6-9pm, www.lbl.gov and selected additional systems.- RESOLVED
Jan 17, 2014 Major outage of IT Systems scheduled for Friday Jan 17th 6pm-10pm More Most services restored by 8.30PM- RESOLVED
Dec 30, 2013 at 12:15PM there was a problem during a scheduled electrical maintenance activity. Connectivity was restored at 4:05PM. - RESOLVED
Dec 13, 2013 at 6PM - Major outage of IT provided services. information>>>- RESOLVED
Nov 6, 2013: The power distribution hardware described in the incident this morning failed again around 12:30PM today, impacting www, mail delivery, commons, and many other services. It was resolved around 12:48.- RESOLVED
Nov 6, 2013: We experienced an outage of www, commons, and email delivery due to the failure of a piece of power distribution hardware in the datacenter. Services have been restored. - RESOLVED
April 2, 2012: LBNL experienced technical problem with the main Lab web server (www.lbl.gov) from 6:30pm to 7:00pm.- RESOLVED
July 26, 2012: We conducted a test of our website disaster recovery procedure from 5:00pm to 5:15pm Thursday, July 26, 2012. During the test, users attempting to access www.lbl.gov were redirected to this site.- RESOLVED
July 5, 2012: We conducted a test of our website disaster recovery procedure from 7:00pm to 7:15pm Thursday, July 5, 2012. During the test, users attempting to access www.lbl.gov were redirected to this site.- RESOLVED
June 8, 2012: Due to an emergency outage, Berkeley Lab experienced a loss of Internet connectivity. Email, voicemail, and other IT services were impacted.- RESOLVED
Dec 2-3 2011 Outage is Complete. All systems are operational. - RESOLVED
For Google Apps for Berkeley Lab Status Information Click Here.
Note that this link shows status information for all Google Apps services, not just those provided to LBL, so an issue may display there that doesn't impact us.
Recent Networking Events Are Recorded Here: