Muck-Rake Outage This Friday—Wait, No, Monday

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This Friday (January 24), there will be a brief maintenance outage of the main Muck-Rake website (, also known as the CMS), beginning at 3:00 PM, lasting approximately 15 minutes. During this period, visitors to will receive a “System temporarily down for maintenance” notice, and no regular nor irregular content will be available (including News in Photos, the search bar, Athletics content, as well as many others.) The website should be back up by 3:30 PM.

Other services (such as E-mail, Muck-Rake Uzbekistan, and SQL servers) should remain up and running normally during this outage.

— Amherst Muck-Rake IT Services

UPDATE: The outage has been rescheduled to next Monday from 12:00 PM until 4:30 PM.

UPDATE: The downtime has been rescheduled for the following Wednesday from 1:15 AM until 8:37 AM. The outage is henceforth to be referred to as a “downtime.”

UPDATE: The downtime is henceforth to be referred to as an “uptime.” The uptime will last all month. We apologize for any inconvenience.