Live Network Testing


The IT Department performs network and systems testing during live operations quarterly to ensure proper functionality. Below is information on what the testing involves and what gets tested.

Testing Schedule for the Year


  • January 14th, 2021
  • April 14th, 2021
  • July 14th, 2021
  • October 14th, 2021

Internet


  • Primary WAN Failover
  • Secondary WAN Failover

Wired & Wireless Networking


  • Wi-Fi Authentication Failover
  • Network Addressing Failover & Load-Balancing
  • Single Sign-On Authentication
  • Mount Vernon Domain Failover, Redundancy, & Load-Balancing
  • Fiber-Optics Integrity

Server Infrastructure


  • Network Connection Failover & Load-Balancing
  • RAID Storage Health
  • Power Supply Redundancy
  • Server Backup Health & Redundancy

Core Distribution


  • Cross-Campus Connetion Failover & Load-Balancing
  • Firewall Backup
  • Web Filtering Failover
  • Core Switch Management Failover

System Infrastructure


  • Printing System Failover
  • Real-Time Network Infrastructure Monitoring System
  • Phone System Failover
  • Security System Failover
  • Web Server Failover & Load-Balancing

Power Infrastructure


  • Battery Backup Units Health
  • Voltage Health
  • Battery Instant Failover
  • Redundany Power Supplies Health & Failover
  • Automatic Transfer Switch Failover