‘Major personal computer outage’ requires 105 DMV offices offline in California
Southern California residents who planned to brave the lines with the Division of Motor Automobiles nowadays had an additional hurdle - the personal computer programs at over one hundred offices statewide have been down.
The “internal issue” begun Monday at DMV headquarters in Sacramento and was described being a “catastrophic hardware failure” by spokeswoman Jessica Gonzalez.
Crews need to rebuild the laptop technique to obtain 105 area offices across the state up and running again.
“Vehicle registration and driver license and ID card transactions couldn't be completed on the affected offices,” Gonzalez mentioned, adding DMV clients could even now renew their automobile registrations at self-service terminals within the branches.
The outages are anticipated to be resolved by Wednesday morning, Gonzalez mentioned.
Despite the digital disruption, Californians could nonetheless get their driving exams, make return appointments, get assist with paperwork and also have their inquiries answered, based on a statement released through the DMV Tuesday.
“The division wants to remind buyers that DMV on the web companies are even now readily available at www.dmv.ca.gov and apologizes for just about any inconvenience this concern has triggered,” the statement reads.