Email, network and power outage – all day tomorrow

Tomorrow, Saturday, Oct. 15, the Computing Sector facilities management team and the Facilities Engineering Services Section will conduct a scheduled power outage necessary to complete the final steps of the Feynman Computing Center (FCC) cooling upgrades. The outage will effect all computing and network services.

This outage will begin at approximately 3 a.m. and will last most of the day. All systems dependent upon FCC facilities will be affected. Email services and the wireless network will be unavailable for the duration of the outage. Wired network and Internet access will be available in Wilson Hall. The network is scheduled to be back to full operation around 2:30 p.m., and other services should be back by approximately 5 p.m.

Facilities management expects this outage to last no more than eight hours. You can get updates by:

  • following the Service Desk Twitter feed, @FNALServiceDesk,
  • visiting the Service Desk on the ground floor of Wilson Hall,
  • or calling the Service Desk at 630-840-2345.