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titleA new server node will be deployedUpdated Metadata Host
On Monday, August 7, 2017 @ 3:00 pm EDT, the server node metadata host in Bloomington, Indiana ( was permanently decommissioned and a new server node host in Los Angeles, California ( has taken its place. Read the full announcement for more information. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at

Metadata Distribution Server

InCommon metadata is served from vhost, a name that resolves to one of two identical servers, either in Michigan ( or California ( Be aware that the actual server used at any given point in time is unspecified and left to the discretion of InCommon Operations. If one of the physical servers goes down or requires maintenance, the other can be brought up within minutes, with minimal disruption of services.