Github will be down for scheduled maintenance between 5am-7am on Tuesday, November 17.
Cornell recently turned on two-factor authentication for all student accounts:
A side-effect of this is that now external SMTP and IMAP clients (like GMail) no longer work to send from @cs.cornell.edu and @infosci.cornell.edu email aliases
- Currently there are a few work-arounds:
- Use Mail client like Outlook, or Apple Mail…others listed at link above.
- Use Outlook Web Access: http://outlook.cornell.edu
- Use Thunderbird (version 77+) to configure IMAP account with following settings:
Github is being patched during 5am-7am maintenance window. The service will be unavailable during that time.
Github servers will be down for approximately 2 hours (5am-7am) on Tuesday for routine maintenance.
Github server will be down during Tuesday maintenance window 5am-7am to increase storage volume size.