Well, thanks so much to both of you. I'm new here but not to the web and I must say I'm finding the reading here very informative! Thank you, Weeksie, and you as well, anon-e-mouse (intersting handle).
The data center were performing some maintainence to a switch, upgrading the hardware and changing the IOS. It took slightly longer than expected, nonetheless there should of been an annoucement from Spenix my apologises, I missed this one.