Email, network and power outage – Saturday, Oct. 15

On 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 Cooling (FCC) upgrades. The outage will impact all computing and network services.

This outage will begin at approximately 3 a.m., and it will last most of the day. All systems dependent upon FCC facilities will be affected. Email services will be unavailable for the duration of the outage, as will the wireless network. 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 on your smart phone, @FNALServiceDesk,
  • visiting the Service Desk on the ground floor of Wilson Hall,
  • or calling the Service Desk at 630-840-2345.